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Internationals Are Stupid in August

On the last poll on Vital Wigan 72% of voters said that they thought it was stupid to hold friendly internationals at this time of year.

With players just returning to clubs following a summer that included the European Championships and for some countries World Cup qualifiers and not to mention the Olympics there has been a lot of football over the past two months

Now thrown in there is a meaningless international with the risk of injuries to key players its no wonder club bosses will be watching Sky Sports News tonight.

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Writer: Barry Worthington Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday August 20 2008

Time: 7:25AM

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Lets hope there are no injuries
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20/08/2008 07:27:00

What is the point of these internationals?? Load of ****e, usually we have 3 prem games in a week at the start of the season but not this time cause of internationals. Lets hope there are no injuries is right warbo
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20/08/2008 14:11:00

great to see the Vital Wigan site mirrors the voting of Vital chelsea - they are so feckin annoying these friendlies!
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20/08/2008 19:52:00


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