Soccer-Wigan sign former England goalkeeper Carson (Reuters)

July 4 (Reuters) – FA Cup holders Wigan Athletic signed former England goalkeeper Scott Carson from Turkey’s Bursaspor on a three-year deal on Thursday to help them in their bid to get back in the Premier League. The 27-year-old, whose arrival was announced on the Championship club’s website (www.wiganlatics.co.uk), is the fifth signing in a week by new manager Owen Coyle. “Coming into a squad with a new look to it is exciting,” said Carson who spent two years in Turkey. Last season Bursaspor finished fourth and qualified for the 2013-14 Europa League. …

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