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Erik Edman Expected Back In Side

Wigan Athletic left back Erik Edman could be starting a league match for the Latics on Sunday for the first time since January 2008 when he damaged his knee ligaments in a game against Blackburn Rovers at Ewood Park.

The classy former Spurs player would have been in the first eleven last week at Portsmouth but he hasn`t trained since taking a nasty bang to the head in a reserve game almost four weeks ago and suffering from severe concussion.

Now with the all clear from the doc`s and back in training Edman is raring to pick up the mantle following a knee injury to Maynor Figueroa which as left the Latics fumbling around for stop gaps and last week they played attacking midfield man Charles N`Zogbia at left back and it simply didn`t work.

Edman will bring a touch of class and culture to the Latics defence and it will be good to see the Sweden international make a return to first team action at the DW Stadium

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Vital Latics have two tickets on offer for the up and coming Wigan Athletic fans forum to be held at the DW Stadium in the DW Fitness Lounge located in the South Stand on Tuesday 17th November 7pm kick-off.

The fans forum will give supporters the opportunity to meet and question manager Roberto Martinez; also there is a hotpot supper included, now that does make the mouth water.

Full details of the event are on the official site and can be viewed by clicking here

The event has always proved very popular in the past so if you want to be the lucky winner of two tickets, supplied by Wigan Athletic, then answer the following question and enter via link provided, closing date 10th November 5 pm.

Who is Roberto`s assistant manager:
a) Graeme Jones
b) Steve Bruce
c) Arsene Wenger

To enter click here

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Writer: Barry Worthington Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday November 6 2009

Time: 11:31AM

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He is a class defender, I hope he makes the team....btw 4 weeks is a long time for concussion!!!
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06/11/2009 11:38:00

They were probably just making sure! Edman is back! Yessss!
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06/11/2009 11:53:00

What if, now that Figgy is out, Edman excels and returns the favour?
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07/11/2009 01:49:00


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