UK time is: 07:42:53
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Ali Al-Habsi Wanted For The Long Haul


Wigan Athletic manager Roberto Martinez has been speaking about on loan goal keeper Ali Al-Habsi and says that he wants to keep the Oman international at the Latics for as long as possible.

Signed on a year long loan deal in the summer from neighbours and Premier League rivals Bolton, Al-Habsi is enjoying a terrific run of form and he is keeping Latics number 1 Chris Kirkland on bench warming duties.

It appears though that the 28 year old brings more than his goal keeping abilities to the squad and he is a great character around the training pitch and in the dressing room

Speaking about Al-Habsi Martinez says: 'We are all pleased Ali is with us and we will try to keep him here as long as we can.

'He has been a breath of fresh air since he came in. He loves his football and has high standards.

'It is very rare that a foreign player has real knowledge of the Premier League but Ali has developed that during his time in England.

'Since his first game he has been performing at a very good level. He has been very consistent and assured.

'He has developed a great relationship with the back four and that is always important. But the main thing is he is enjoying his football.'



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






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



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

The Journalist

Writer: worbo Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday September 30 2010

Time: 6:37PM

Your Comments

This guy needs a permanent deal
worbo
 

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. worbo 246
2. loudmouthblue 134
3. russialatic 122
4. Thorpyness 104
5. hindleymonwafc 102
6. Pauvre Jean 92
7. riddy 81
8. Lazysid 70
9. Whittleblue 69
10. legolad 59

League Results (view all)

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

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
16. Rotherham 14 4 5 5 -3 17
17. Huddersfield 14 4 5 5 -6 17
18. Leeds Utd 14 4 4 6 -4 16
19. Wigan 14 3 6 5 -1 15
20. Fulham 14 4 2 8 -6 14
21. Brighton 14 2 7 5 -3 13
22. Bolton 14 3 2 9 -11 11

Breaking League News

LUFC On This Day - October 31st
Leeds Utd : 31/10/2014 07:15:00
Lennon: Adams Was The Right Choice
Norwich : 31/10/2014 07:00:00
Rowett Attention to Detail Revealed
Birmingham : 31/10/2014 07:00:00
Davis Thankful for Wolves Time
Birmingham : 31/10/2014 07:00:00
Ince Perfect For Pearce!
Forest : 31/10/2014 00:21:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Saturday Will Be?
Suggested By:  Tommy Trinder
Latics Win 72%
Fulham Win 14%
Draw 14%