Vital Football

Latest Wigan Atletic News

Wigan Athletic - Roberto Busy on the Phone

Wigan Athletic - Roberto Busy on the Phone


Wigan Athletic boss Roberto Martinez has been busy on the phone today calling up Manchester United boss Alex Ferguson, Sunderland boss Steve Bruce, Blackburn boss Sam Allardyce and Liverpool boss Rafa Benitez.

The Latics manager wanted to clear the air following reports in the Spanish press attributing him with statements claiming that the FA were afraid to punish Ferguson for his outburst about referee Alan Wileys fitness levels and also claims that Bruce and Allardyce were like Fergies henchmen

Roberto totally refuted the comments attributed to him and he has been in touch with the Premier League Managers Association as to what steps to take next with regards the article, but he felt it necessary to speak to the four managers concerned in person and explain to them himself that the article was fabrication, Martinez says: 'Those managers have probably been in this situation and know how things work. I have had a lot of support in that respect.

'To speak about other managers you need to win the league. But it is not in my nature to be outspoken.'

'I have the utmost respect for Sir Alex Ferguson, Sam Allardyce, Steve Bruce and Rafael Benitez.

'Sir Alex is probably the best manager in the world while Steve has worked under him and we have a good relationship as he worked at Wigan before me.

'As for Sam I respect his achievements and what he has done in the Premier League. I also respect Rafa as he is one of the most successful Spanish managers ever.'

'It is important they all know I was very disappointed with the stories that were circulating. It is a very unfortunate situation but people need to understand what happened.'



3 for £30



Get down to the ticket office and get your tickets bought, lets get behind the lads

Call the ticket office on 0871 66 33 552 or see Latics.tv for full details


Bookmark and Share






You can listen to the Latics Speyk podcasts now by clicking on the player here:











[br]Powered by Podbean.com









Latics Speyk Car Stickers Have Arrived

Vital Wigan are pleased to announce that the Latics Speyk car stickers have arrived anyone who wants one follow the instructions in this link

Latics and Proud

Fancy writing an article about the Latics? Why not get in touch, we are always looking for new contributors, after all we are all Latics fans here and want to get the Latics message to the world, so if you have a favourite match or Latics memory get it jotted down, or whatever you want to say put it into an email and send it to us here at Vital Wigan

To get your article published just click here and we will put it onto the site


Vital Latics - Bringing you the Latics Speyk car stickers and the podcasts

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:Thursday October 29 2009
Time: 11:54AM

Comments

0
Pity
worbo
29/10/2009 11:58:00
0
his first statement was way cooler
R-Wigan
29/10/2009 12:36:00
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 Jääskeläinen3%
Donervon Daniels0%
Craig Morgan0%
Jason Pearce4%
Chris McCann0%
David Perkins4%
Sam Morsy27%
Max Power4%
Yanic Wildschut50%
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.BrickLatic77
2.Thorpyness65
3.Moonay60
4.Whittleblue50
5.Noel Wards Leg47
6.hindleymonwafc41
7.GrimReaper8719
8.bensourhero18
9.1henski17
10.JJ_WAFC17