Vital Football

Latest Wigan Atletic News

Valencia Dropped from Ecuador Squad

Valencia Dropped from Ecuador Squad

Wigan Athletic midfield man Antonio Valencia has upset his national coach by missing last Wednesdays friendly international against Colombia in New York.

Valencia pulled out of the game due to a knee injury but then played against Chelsea in Sundays Premier League clash at the JJB and this has left Ecuador coach Sixto Vixuete angry.

Vixuete told reporters:

'It seems he did not join us because he didn't want to'

'Our friendly was played on a date Fifa set aside for these type of games and regulations must be followed."

'Now, the Ecuadorian Football Federation are following up this case with the club which owns the player's rights."

'Ecuador have left the doors of the national team open for when the real reason for his absence is clarified.'


Interesting set of circumstances, we`ll see how long they leave him out if at all.


Vital Latics

It's easy to join us at Vital Latics to register , simply click the link and enjoy getting involved







Win £1,000,000 every week with Man of the Match®

Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Barry Worthington
Date:Wednesday August 27 2008
Time: 6:20PM

Comments

0
Stupid date for international friendlies any way
worbo
27/08/2008 18:22:00
0
Can't see Antonio wanting to miss it but it's only a friendly so need for a big fuss.
Rabeem
27/08/2008 18:57:00
0
It is a daft time for a friendly, but you do have to say that Palacios played in a fiendly but he played against Chelsea and Notts County
Jonni_G
28/08/2008 01:26:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Best of Vital Network

Recent Wigan Athletic Articles

Buxton joins Warnock at Burton

Jake Buxton has become the latest former Latic to join Burton Albion.

Vital Latichat: training camp or summer holiday?

News of Cookie's sojourn appears to have split opinion on the Latics Speyk forums.

Pre-season game at Hartlepool called off

Latics' pre-season encounter with Hartlepool United, scheduled for 25 July, has been cancelled.

Ticket details: Wigan Athletic v Liverpool, 14 July 2017

Rejoice, for competitive football shall soon be upon us - tickets for Latics' pre-season game against Liverpool at the DW Stadium are now on sale.

Archived Vital Latics Articles

Vital Latics articles from

Site Journalists

Liam Sephton
Editor email
Profile
Dan Farrimond
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Are you getting a season ticket for next season?
Suggested By: Nosey Barstool
Yes55%
No45%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Wigan Athletic Results (view all)

Wigan Athletic Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Get a Grip!113
2.Martinez198672
3.Whittleblue65
4.ZAKKY50
5.bickymon44
6.Yon Mon42
7.truelatic4eva40
8.C_Latic37
9.Mighty Bongsmon31
10.The_Pon31
Vital Football Comment