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Patience is the Key for James McArthur

Patience is the Key for James McArthur


Wigan Athletic midfield man James McArthur says he is really enjoying his time at the DW Stadium despite not seeing too much action since his summer switch from SPL side Hamilton Academicals.

McArthur says that even though he has only made three substitute appearances he hasn`t allowed his head to drop and he thanks Latics assistant manager Graeme Jones for helping to keep his spirits up

Speaking to The Hamilton Advertiser McArthur says: "I worked under Jonesy at Hamilton - he`s a brilliant assistant manager and always helps me through.

"He keeps telling me things like my time will come, the gaffer likes me, to keep going, and he`s a big help."


McArthur also says that he is taking inspiration from team mate and former Accies player James McCarthy who was in a very similar position last season, but the Republic of Ireland international worked his way into the first team and that`s exactly what McArthur intends to do.

The young Scot continued: "It`s been really good down south but it`s tough not playing all the time, especially going from playing with Accies every week, although I have got on for three league games from the bench and started a cup game.

"I know it`s going to take time - when James McCarthy went down there he didn`t get to kick a ball really for six months.

"Hopefully I`ll work my way into the game and I`m confident of doing that. James had to find a way of believing, because he was in the same scenario, but if you look at him now he`s one of Wigan`s best players. That`s not me being biased, that`s the way it is.

"I just want to try and get on the bench every week and from there get a game."

"I have an opportunity to play at places like Old Trafford and Stamford Bridge. I came on against Tottenham and that was a great experience - what a team they`ve got.

"Even sitting in the stand is amazing because it means I`m in the squad and it`s good to go to see these places.

"I used to watch Match of the Day and say 'Look how good those players are` and then you`re coming up against those players, walking past them, and it does open your eyes."


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Writer:Barry Worthington
Date:Friday October 8 2010
Time: 11:37AM

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Keep going lad, your time will come
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