Vital Football

Latest Wigan Atletic News

Mido Wants Wigan Stay

Mido Wants Wigan Stay


Wigan Athletic and Egypt striker Mido, who is currently on loan from this weekends opponents Middlesbrough, says that he is keen to make his stay at the Latics a permanent one.

Mido has travelled quite a lot in search of a 'home` in the footballing world he started off with Egyptian club Zamalek then went to Belgium side Gent, Dutch club Ajax, then off to Spain with Celta Vigo, France to Marseille, Italy and Roma then England with both Spurs and the Boro and finally here at Wigan, and he is still only 25.

So to hear Mido saying he is starting to settle somewhere must be music to the ears of his agent and it is also music to the ears of Latics and their boss Steve Bruce who has been chasing the enigmatic star for sometime now.

Mido will miss the Boro game due to being ineligible under the terms of his loan agreement but he is also injured and wouldn`t have featured this weekend anyway, he has a reoccurrence of a groin injury that has plagued him for some while and hopefully he will be fit for the following weeks game at Chelsea

Mido spoke to the press and couldn`t hide his glee at getting the move to the Latics sorted out, its been in the offing since last July at least and he is very pleased with the move, he told reporters:

'I believe I've reached the part of my career where I need to play for a manager who has a lot of confidence in me and wants to get the best out of me.

'I think Steve Bruce has been trying to sign me for some years now, he knows what I can do and that is important to me.

'There is a great spirit within the Wigan dressing room and a really fantastic self-belief.'




Latics Speyk podcast 2 is now available and it features an exclusive interview with former Wigan Athletic captain and all time Latics legend Mr Colin Methven

If you subscribe to itunes you can download the Latics Speyk podcasts to listen to whenever you want, its easy, just load up your itunes then click the itunes store button on the left side of the screen…then click on podcast, type Wigan Athletic into the search and low and behold there we are, Latics Speyk, why not subscribe, its free and you will get notified as soon as each new episode is broadcast.

You can listen to the current episode of the podcast now by clicking on the player here:








[br]Powered by Podbean.com





Vital Latics - Bringing you the Latics Speyk podcast

The voting for the Football Fans Census fanzine awards are now open, we have been lucky enough to have been nominated so if you wouldn`t mind voting in the best editor and writer sections we would be very grateful, just take a minute to cast your vote, click on the banner to go to the voting room

Football Pools Banner

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





Win FREE pizza with Vital Football!
Select your team and get 50% off if they score twice.
www.papajohns.co.uk/football



For the very latest Premier League odds




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

Writer:Barry Worthington
Date:Wednesday February 18 2009
Time: 10:54AM

Best of Vital Network

Vital Boxing - Dan Blackwell Retires

Comments

0
If he stays injury free he will be a tremendous signing but he is injury prone
worbo
18/02/2009 10:57:00
0
How much do you think he is worth? I remember Southgate saying in November that he would not sell Mido for anything less than £6million. Is that figure right? I suppose it depends on how well he does for you. I hope he does play well for you guys because then you'll have to give us more money.
TheSlaven
18/02/2009 11:13:00
0
I heard £6 mill and I should imagine thats the going rate
worbo
18/02/2009 11:24:00
0
6mil no way... and im still not convinced by him... all hes done is put away a penalty
d_manga_fanatic
18/02/2009 12:15:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Wigan Athletic Articles

Friday - Latics Podcast - Blackpool Here We Come!

Oh I do like to be beside the seaside, roll on Saturday and let's get to Blackpool

12th Man - Oh I Do Like To Be By The Seaside

There will be a party atmosphere at Bloomfield Road as the Latics look to clinch the League One. The annual outing to Blackpool is always something of a carnival atmosphere

Wigan Athletic - Premier League Free Transfers 2015/16

As the summer nears and contracts come to an end, should the Latics be interested in any of the following free transfers?

Chris McCann Voted Vital Latics Man Of The Match v Southend

Chris McCann has been voted the Vital Latics man of the match for his performance in last Saturday's 4-1 victory over Southend United at the DW Stadium

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 Game Winners On Saturday?
Suggested By: Syd Little
Latics78%
Blackpool11%
Draw11%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Wigan 44 23 15 6 84 36
2 Burton 44 24 9 11 81 19
3 Walsall 44 22 12 10 78 15
4 Millwall 44 22 9 13 75 20
5 Bradford 44 21 11 12 74 12
6 Barnsley 44 21 7 16 70 13
7 Gillingham 44 19 12 13 69 17
8 Scunthorpe 44 19 11 14 68 10
9 Sheff Utd 44 18 12 14 66 9
10 Rochdale 44 18 11 15 65 6
11 Port Vale 44 18 11 15 65 4
12 Coventry 44 17 12 15 63 14
13 Southend 44 16 11 17 59 -4
14 Peterborough 44 17 6 21 57 4
15 Bury 44 15 12 17 57 -15
16 Swindon 44 15 10 19 55 -10
17 Oldham 44 12 18 14 54 -9
18 Chesterfield 44 14 8 22 50 -13
19 Shrewsbury 44 13 11 20 50 -17
20 Fleetwood 44 11 15 18 48 -4
21 Blackpool 44 12 10 22 46 -15
22 Doncaster 44 11 12 21 45 -14
R Colchester 44 9 12 23 39 -41
R Crewe 44 6 13 25 31 -37
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Wigan Athletic Results (view all)

Wigan Athletic Fixtures (view all)

Apr 30 2016 12:30PM : Blackpool (a)
Sky Bet League One
May 8 2016 12:30PM : Barnsley (H)
Sky Bet League One

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Whittleblue198
2.BrickLatic188
3.Moonay178
4.Thorpyness168
5.hindleymonwafc90
6.Noel Wards Leg90
7.Ihaventaclue72
8.Oscarbon72
9.worbo68
10.TRUE BELIEVER61