Vital Football

Latest Wigan Atletic News

Amr Zaki - Man of the Match at Anfield

Amr Zaki - Man of the Match at Anfield

Wigan Athletic striker Amr Zaki was voted the Man of the Match in yesterdays game against Liverpool by voters on Vital Wigan, he was also named Man of the Match in just about every media circle following his sensational performance.

Zaki scored two goals in the game, the first one he pounced when Liverpool defender Daniel Agger tried to play his way out of defence and the second goal was an absolute belter, getting on the end of a Valencia cross with a superb flying volley.

The way that Zaki led Latics front line also caught the eye, considering that he is still carrying an injury and hasn`t trained for nearly two weeks is testament to the guys heart and desire to do well at the Latics


Fantastic performance from a fantastic player well done Amr.

For the record the voting was:

Amr Zaki - 98%
Wilson Palacios - 1%
Daniel DeRidder - 1%

The new poll centres around Valencia and his sending off, Latics boss Steve Bruce and Liverpool boss Rafa Benitez have two opposing points of view on how it affected the game with Bruce saying it cost us the game and Benitez saying it made no difference.

What do you think?

Did the sending off of Antonio Valencia cost Latics the game?

The poll is situated on the right side of this page and it is very easy to take part, just choose your option and click submit, it is that simple.

Vital Latics - Giving the fans a voice

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






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

Writer:Barry Worthington
Date:Sunday October 19 2008
Time: 9:53AM

Comments

0
Well done Amr, again. How can Benitez say that Valencias sending off had no influence on the game?
worbo
19/10/2008 10:01:00
0
Slightly off-topic but I completely agree with the following: "Something has to be done about this substandard referring. Dossena could have been red carded in the first half and Valencia shouldnt have received two yellow cards." I can't comment on Doseena cos I didn't see that challenge but Valencia shouldn't have been booked for the first one but the second one should have been a straight red. A quick word on Zaki, the guy is amazing and if he plays like this all season, he's gonna be a £20 million man.
Aamir
19/10/2008 10:44:00
0
He has been amazing since day one Aamir and he keeps getting better with every game...must be the coaching at Wigan ;)
worbo
19/10/2008 11:31:00
0
no....he's just a very good striker...and has fit in well with the players around him......he knows where the goal is...and he is finding it regularly too.....good luck to him.....( especially if he comes to us ) ;o)
lincolnblue
19/10/2008 12:03:00
0
so it was a close vote then?
merlin
19/10/2008 19:24:00
0
This guy is phanominal, he is World class no doubt. Any club in the world would love to have him playing for them. For the goal he was walking away and facing away from goal WOW
Jonni_G
19/10/2008 22:28:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Wigan Athletic Articles

More Reliable Than A Championship Octopus? (24/4/17)

Time for the new special computer that crunches the numbers to determine the final Championship positions for 2016/17.

Video Action - Wigan Athletic 0 Cardiff City 0

Action from the goalless draw at the DW Stadium between the Latics and Cardiff City:

Dan's Big Game Report - Latics 0 Cardiff 0 - We'll Be Back

It is confirmed, my friends - Jesus is a Wiganer - still. Along with his fellow Amigos, the wonderfully named Jesus Seba has returned to represent Wigan Athletic in a post-season legends match

Audio - Graham Barrow On Cardiff Game

Graham Barrow speaks following the goalless draw against Cardiff City at the DW Stadium that all but rubber stamps the Latics relegation from the Championship

Archived Vital Latics Articles

Vital Latics articles from

Site Journalists

Barry Worthington
Editor email
Profile
Dan Farrimond (JWAW)
no email
Profile
Adam Convery
no email
Profile
Frank Ford
no email
Profile
Noel Wards Leg
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Big Derby Game Winners
Suggested By: Vincent Tan
Latics48%
Cardiff City24%
Draw28%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
P Brighton 44 28 8 8 92 35
P Newcastle 44 27 7 10 88 40
3 Reading 44 24 7 13 79 1
4 Sheff Wed 44 23 9 12 78 15
5 Huddersfield 43 24 6 13 78 2
6 Fulham 44 21 13 10 76 27
7 Leeds Utd 44 22 7 15 73 14
8 Norwich 44 19 9 16 66 12
9 Brentford 44 18 9 17 63 12
10 Derby County 44 17 12 15 63 2
11 Preston 44 16 13 15 61 2
12 Aston Villa 44 16 13 15 61 0
13 Cardiff 44 16 11 17 59 -2
14 Barnsley 44 15 12 17 57 0
15 Wolves 43 15 10 18 55 -2
16 Ipswich 44 13 16 15 55 -6
17 Bristol City 44 14 9 21 51 -6
18 Burton 44 13 12 19 51 -12
19 Q.P.R. 44 14 8 22 50 -12
20 Forest 44 13 9 22 48 -11
21 Birmingham 44 11 14 19 47 -22
22 Blackburn 44 10 15 19 45 -15
23 Wigan 44 10 11 23 41 -16
R Rotherham 44 5 6 33 21 -58
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Vital Football Comment

Recent Wigan Athletic Results (view all)

Wigan Athletic Fixtures (view all)

Apr 29 2017 3:00PM : Reading (a)
Sky Bet Championship
May 7 2017 12:00PM : Leeds United (H)
Sky Bet Championship

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Moonay315
2.Whittleblue246
3.Get a Grip!213
4.king_dezeeuw06199
5.truelatic4eva198
6.Oscarbon139
7.hindleymonwafc104
8.TRUE BELIEVER96
9.WN593
10.Martinez198681
Write for Vital Football