Wigan Athletic - Martinez Unhappy With Birmingham Going Public
UK time is: 06:10:02
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Martinez Unhappy With Birmingham Going Public

Wigan Athletic boss Roberto Martinez has spoken out about his Birmingham counter-part Alex McLeish confirming to the press that he has made a bid for Latics player Charles N`Zogbia.

Martinez says that he doesn`t understand the reasons why McLeish has made the bid public, especially when it is less than what they previously offered back in May, the Latics boss suggests that Birmingham may be just playing games and trying to appease their supporters who are questioning the clubs commitment in the transfer market.

Martinez says: 'We had a couple of offers in May and now the offer is less than the one we had in May and then they come publicly in the press. It doesn't look serious to me.

'The valuation is very clear. If the team matches it he can speak with them. Until that happens he is a Wigan Athletic player.

'The transfer window brings you that distraction but when you get other managers talking about your players, that is really disappointing - to unsettle players and the press with no substance behind it.

'I don't know the reason behind it, whether it is to get the fans' hopes high in your football club, I don't know."

Join The Vital Debate

Bookmark and Share

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

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

The Journalist

Writer: Barry Worthington Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday August 26 2010

Time: 3:18PM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
£10 mil, not a penny less
Report Abuse
26/08/2010 15:21:00


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
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

Vital Members League (view all)

1. worbo 98
2. hindleymonwafc 82
3. nottinghamlatic 72
4. Thorpyness 69
5. 1henski 67
6. Whittleblue 63
7. Moonay 58
8. Yon Mon 50
9. loudmouthblue 36
10. Lazysid 30

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
2. Gillingham 20 11 5 4 14 38
3. Burton 19 12 2 5 7 38
4. Walsall 19 10 6 3 14 36
5. Wigan 20 9 7 4 10 34
6. Peterborough 20 10 3 7 15 33
7. Millwall 19 9 4 6 4 31
8. Southend 20 8 7 5 3 31

Wigan Athletic Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

What The Bosses Said - Southend United 0 Latics 0
» Wigan : 29/11/2015 22:34:00
Real boost for Alex
» Crewe : 29/11/2015 22:09:01
Well-Earned Break Time For Sky Blues
» Coventry : 29/11/2015 19:57:01
DRFC Coventry City v Doncaster Rovers Highlights
» Doncaster : 29/11/2015 19:30:00
McDonald: 'We Can Start A Winning Streak Now'
» Blackpool : 29/11/2015 18:51:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Man Of The Match v Southend United
Suggested By:  Jimmy James
Jussi Jääskeläinen 1%
Donervon Daniels 0%
Leon Barnett 50%
Jason Pearce 33%
Chris McCann 0%
Reece James 0%
Don Cowie 0%
Max Power 16%
Cisco Junior 0%
Will Grigg 0%
Alex Revell 0%
David Perkins 0%