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Gilks close to Iron switch

Scunthorpe United are close to completing the signing of Wigan goalkeeper Matt Gilks, according to journalist Alan Nixon.

Gilks, 35, enjoyed long spells of his career at Rochdale and has played in the Premiership with Blackpool.

Written by Matt Blanchard

Part of the team since 2007, before becoming editor in 2013. Undertaken the role of match summariser during Scunthorpe United live match commentaries for BBC Radio Humberside. Seasonal contributor to football titles FourFourTwo and When Saturday Comes and a finalist at the Football Blogging Awards in 2014.

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