UK time is: 10:20:27
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

No Jewell For England

Good news! Paul Jewell has said he wouldn't take the England job even if it was offered. His stock has obviously risen following the outstanding job he has done for the Latics, but he said in an interview with the Sunday Mirror:

'I just couldn't stand the politics and all the nonsense that goes with the England job.'

Jewell has helped confound the critics who said Wigan would be straight back to the Championship and has won the Premiership Manager of the Month awards for the last two months.

He continued about the national job: 'it's not good for your family. I am a very private man. There is a lot of baggage that goes with it. I like working with players in training. I don't do meetings. If we have a meeting at Wigan, they don't last longer than five minutes. I've no time for the old school tie and all that nonsense. I am what I am. I'm outspoken. The England job wouldn't be for me.'

He also says he is good at his job and that fact seems to surprise people! 'People look at me and think 'he's a Scouser, he's quite witty, he's this, he's that'. But I'm really quite good at my job, you know. I'm thorough. Of course I'm ambitious. I don't want to be an underdog all my life. But I'm proud to be from Liverpool. The thing is, you don't see many people with Scouse accents getting the top jobs in this country.'

**Have you got what it takes to run this site? Or do you run an existing site and want to move over to the exciting Vital Network? If so, press on the advert and get Vitalled!**




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

The Journalist

Writer: Site Staff Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday November 17 2005

Time: 12:34PM

 

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. lathamwafc 28
2. worbo 26
3. bensourhero 22
4. loudmouthblue 20
5. Noel Wards Leg 19
6. wafcmaz 14
7. Pauvre Jean 13
8. DubLatic 12
9. SwindonLatic 12
10. Bert Hughes 11

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Cardiff 1 - 0 Wigan
Wigan 1 - 0 Blackpool
Wigan 2 - 2 Reading
Wigan 4 - 0 Birmingham
Charlton 2 - 1 Wigan

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
9. Cardiff 5 2 2 1 2 8
10. Sheff Wed 5 2 2 1 1 8
11. Bournemouth 5 2 1 2 3 7
12. Wigan 5 2 1 2 3 7
13. Brighton 5 2 1 2 1 7
14. Blackburn 5 2 1 2 -2 7
15. Reading 5 2 1 2 -3 7

Breaking League News

Deadline day round up: One in, one out
Reading : 02/09/2014 10:00:00
RUFC - Skarz 'Saturday Was A Frustrating Day'
Rotherham : 02/09/2014 09:38:00
Official: Rovers Seal Steele & Tunnicliffe Moves
Blackburn : 02/09/2014 09:26:00
Transfer window closes with no new arrivals
Wolves : 02/09/2014 09:00:00
Birmingham Reject Bid For Gray
Birmingham : 02/09/2014 09:00:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Man of the Match v Birmingham
Suggested By:  Den Watts
Scott Carson 6%
James Perch 2%
Emmerson Boyce 0%
Ivan Ramis 0%
Rob Kiernan 0%
Andrew Taylor 0%
Don Cowie 0%
Emyr Huws 2%
James McArthur 53%
Callum McManaman 35%
Oriol Riera 2%
Leon Barnett 0%