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Wigan Athletic - Erik`s Back


Wigan Athletic left back Erik Edman finally made his come back to the first team on Friday night in the FA cup defeat at Spurs having spent the best part of 10 months on the side line following his horrific knee injury away at Blackburn last March.

Speaking on Wigan World TV the Swede in almost perfect English described how it felt to be back and he told how he`d identified the cup match as the one to be back in the first team for, he said:

'Yeah it's fantastic, like I said to you two months ago this was the game I really looked forward to.

'Getting a few minutes at the end was really fantastic for me.'


With Edman back there is now genuine competition for the left back spot with Maynor Figueroa, an ever present in the league for Latics this season, now looking over his shoulder

Vital Latics - Nice to see you back Erik

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Writer: worbo Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Sunday January 4 2009

Time: 11:28AM

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Nice one Erik, good to see you back
worbo
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04/01/2009 11:31:00

pleased for the boy, I quite liked him at Spurs and think he is a decent player
oxfordspur
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04/01/2009 11:49:00

l miss him! why we sold him and get lyp instead??
klinsi
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04/01/2009 12:21:00

fell sorry 4 him coz n less figeroa gets injured he probs neba play 4 1st team n he a decent player
lathamwafc
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04/01/2009 12:45:00

let's hope his injury woes are behind him!
merlin
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04/01/2009 13:25:00

On evidence from last season Edman was a better player than Figgy IMO
worbo
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04/01/2009 16:37:00

 

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