UK time is: 04:28:54
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Latics Stint off for Unlucky Three


Three young Malaysian lads are about to lose their dream of a stint with Premier League giants Wigan Athletic due to a lack of funds according to a report in the Malaysian newspaper NST.

The three young lads are all members of the Ken Barnes football academy in Kangar and had been identified has having the necessary attributes to be given a trial at the Latics, Azrizan Ahmad, 17, Mohd Faqeem Aswad, 16, and Mohd Fadzwin Che Halim, 15, were supposed to have arrived yesterday, a spokesman for the academy told the NST:

'Unfortunately, while we were able to source for funds in previous years, our efforts have yielded nothing this year'

'I feel surprised and sad for the boys and for the programme. The boys from Malaysia have been getting opportunities that not even many English boys get, and every boy that we have sent has become a better player for the experience.

'I hope the stint materialises as the boys are so near and yet, so far from what will surely be a fantastic experience for them.'


Ken Barnes is a former professional football player with Manchester City and he is the father of Peter Barnes the ex Manchester City, Leeds, West Brom and England winger

Vital Latics - Doing a bit of reporting

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







Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



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

The Journalist

Writer: worbo Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Saturday November 15 2008

Time: 11:33AM

Your Comments

Seems a pity, we could have done with some extra bodies in there ;)
worbo
 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Wigan Athletic Articles

Archived Wigan Athletic Articles

List All Vital Latics Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

1. scotdave 95
2. russialatic 91
3. worbo 78
4. Whittleblue 76
5. Pauvre Jean 68
6. Bert Hughes 58
7. Thorpyness 54
8. Oscarbon 40
9. DRAGNET 39
10. Lazysid 37

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Watford 2 - 1 Wigan
Wigan 0 - 1 Norwich
Sheff Wed 2 - 1 Wigan
Wigan 1 - 1 Middlesbrough
Bolton 3 - 1 Wigan
Brighton 1 - 0 Wigan

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
18. Leeds Utd 21 6 5 10 -7 23
19. Millwall 21 5 8 8 -8 23
20. Bolton 20 6 4 10 -6 22
21. Rotherham 21 4 9 8 -10 21
22. Brighton 21 3 9 9 -8 18
23. Wigan 21 3 8 10 -7 17
24. Blackpool 20 2 6 12 -17 12

Breaking League News

Malky Mackay Speaks About The 'Football Truce'
Wigan : 19/12/2014 23:50:00
The Derby Preview
Norwich : 19/12/2014 23:22:00
What The Bosses Say - Latics v Rotherham United
Wigan : 19/12/2014 22:47:00
Early Team News - Latics v Rotherham United
Wigan : 19/12/2014 22:17:00
Millwall : 19/12/2014 21:39:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Where will the points go today?
Suggested By:  Barry Chuckle
Latics 100%
Rotherham 0%
Draw 0%