Vital Football

Latest Wigan Atletic News

Norwich Want Sibierski Permanently

Norwich Want Sibierski Permanently

Norwich City want Wigan Athletic attacking midfield man Antoine Sibierski on a permanent deal down in Norfolk with Canaries boss Glen Roeder keen to sign the 34 year old on more than just a loan.

Sibierski was signed for Newcastle United by Roeder from Manchester City two years ago and the Frenchman was a success on Tyneside so Roeder knows all about his strengths, Roeder told reporters when asked was the deal likely to be made permanent:

'Potentially, yes. It all had to be done quickly in the last few hours of the transfer window last Monday.

'But let's see what happens between now and January.

'Antoine was a fantastic signing for me at Newcastle, and hopefully he will be again here.'


Latics boss Steve Bruce has kept the door ajar for a return for Sibs and says he understands his reasons for wanting to go to Norwich, Bruce said:

'Sibi wanted this move because he wanted to play, which is something I totally understand.

'We have the option to bring him back in January, so no, it's not the end of the road here.

'The big problem when you carry a squad is that everyone wants to play, and it is difficult for a manager to find a balance.

'When you get to the age Sibi is, players just want to play regularly, not sit on the bench every week.

'Norwich were on his trail for six or eight weeks before the move went through. In the end, I let him make the decision of whether he went or not, and it was his call to go and play at Norwich.

'I admire him for doing that. I have no problem with that decision. It's a good move to a good club, and Glenn Roeder signed him for Newcastle a couple of years ago so knows all about him.

'I'm sure Sibi will do well there and we'll have a look at his position again in the New Year when this loan is coming to an end.'


Vital Latics - Checking out whats going on

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:Tuesday September 9 2008
Time: 10:39PM

Comments

0
So Sibs has probably played his last game for the Latics, or has he?
worbo
09/09/2008 22:42:00
0
More than likely but i like the guy. When he comes on as a sub he's brill. I don't know why he never started more games for us last season. He's a good one
Jonni_G
10/09/2008 11:25:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Wigan Athletic Articles

What The Bosses Said - Sheffield United 0 Latics 2

Following the final whistle both bosses spoke to the media, let's take a look at what they had to say:

Dan's Big Game Report - Sheffield United 0 Latics 2

'I've done it, Grandad,' he said, slamming down the phone receiver.
'Done what, Grandson? The transfer window has been closed for five days now.'

'I've signed Nando's for Wigan Robin Park! Now we won't need to re-open that curry shop outside the North Stand.'

'Oh! Well, if you think this 'Nann-doss' chap is any good…'

Is a mysterious bout of poultry-related food poisoning set to decimate the Wigan Athletic playing staff? Find out soon on the next thrilling insta

Video Highlights - Sheffield United 0 Wigan Athletic 2

The goals and highlights from Latics away win at Sheffield United:

Stats: Sheffield United v Wigan Athletic

All the stats from Sheffield United (0) vs (2) Wigan Athletic, Bramall Lane, 06/02/16 3pm Att: 20,304

Archived Vital Latics Articles

Vital Latics articles from

Site Journalists

Barry Worthington
Profile
Dan Farrimond (JWAW)
Profile
Adam Convery
Profile
Frank Ford
Profile
Noel Wards Leg
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Man Of The Match v Sheffield United
Suggested By: Jimmy Crankie
Jussi Jääskeläinen0%
Donervon Daniels0%
Craig Morgan0%
Jason Pearce4%
Chris McCann4%
David Perkins4%
Sam Morsy28%
Max Power4%
Yanic Wildschut48%
Conor McAleny4%
Will Grigg4%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Burton 29 19 3 7 60 16
2 Walsall 29 16 8 5 56 17
3 Wigan 30 15 10 5 55 21
4 Gillingham 30 16 7 7 55 19
5 Coventry 30 13 10 7 49 16
6 Millwall 29 14 5 10 47 9
7 Southend 29 13 8 8 47 6
8 Peterborough 29 13 5 11 44 13
9 Port Vale 31 12 8 11 44 -1
10 Barnsley 29 13 3 13 42 6
11 Sheff Utd 29 11 9 9 42 4
12 Bradford 28 11 8 9 41 -3
13 Scunthorpe 28 11 5 12 38 -4
14 Rochdale 28 10 7 11 37 -2
15 Bury 28 10 7 11 37 -7
16 Doncaster 29 9 9 11 36 -4
17 Swindon 30 10 6 14 36 -5
18 Blackpool 29 9 6 14 33 -7
19 Chesterfield 29 9 3 17 30 -11
20 Shrewsbury 30 8 6 16 30 -15
21 Fleetwood 28 7 8 13 29 -3
22 Crewe 29 6 8 15 26 -20
23 Oldham 27 4 12 11 24 -13
24 Colchester 29 5 7 17 22 -32
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Wigan Athletic Fixtures (view all)

Feb 13 2016 3:00PM : Oldham Athletic (H)
Sky Bet League One
Feb 20 2016 3:00PM : Walsall (a)
Sky Bet League One
Feb 27 2016 3:00PM : Bury (H)
Sky Bet League One
Mar 1 2016 7:45PM : Millwall (a)
Sky Bet League One
Mar 5 2016 3:00PM : Peterborough United (H)
Sky Bet League One
Mar 12 2016 3:00PM : Colchester United (a)
Sky Bet League One

Recent Wigan Athletic Results (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.BrickLatic85
2.Thorpyness68
3.Moonay65
4.Whittleblue51
5.Noel Wards Leg47
6.hindleymonwafc42
7.TRUE BELIEVER20
8.GrimReaper8719
9.bensourhero18
10.1henski17