UK time is: 13:07:26
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Gary Caldwell Happy To Have Lasted


Wigan Athletic club captain Gary Caldwell played for Scotland last night in their 1-0 loss to the Czech Republic despite having only 68 minutes of reserve team football under his belt in almost 6 months.

Caldwell had a double hip operation in the summer and hasn`t featured for the Latics since May 9th in the last game of last season away at Chelsea, a game that saw the former Celtic defender sent off.

Caldwell played from the start for the Scots in Prague and was part of manager Craig Levein`s ultra defensive formation that saw Caldwell play as a holding midfielder just in front of the two centre backs.

The 28 year old lasted until the 70th minute when he was sacrificed as Scotland threw caution to the wind and brought on two strikers in an attempt to rescue something from the game.


Caldwell though was delighted to have lasted for 2/3 of the game, he admitted that he was tired but said he was very happy to have lasted longer than what he thought he would himself.

Speaking to Sky Sports Caldwell said: 'I felt tired as the game wore on but I think that's only natural'

'But I gave it everything I had and the manager took me off probably after a little bit longer than I thought I would have lasted. I'm quite happy.'




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:Saturday October 9 2010

Time: 6:44PM

Your Comments

He played ok as well
worbo
 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Articles

Archived 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 154
2. Oscarbon 130
3. Marksparko 98
4. Pauvre Jean 81
5. Noel Wards Leg 70
6. Lazysid 65
7. Jonny_SuffolkLatic 65
8. Thorpyness 63
9. legolad 63
10. Taff57 56

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Wigan 3 - 0 Reading
Wigan 0 - 1 Millwall
Wigan 1 - 0 Leeds Utd
Wigan 2 - 2 Leicester City
Bolton 1 - 1 Wigan
Q.P.R. 1 - 0 Wigan

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
2. Burnley 43 24 14 5 32 86
3. Derby County 43 23 9 11 29 78
4. Q.P.R. 43 21 10 12 14 73
5. Wigan 42 20 10 12 17 70
6. Brighton 43 17 14 12 12 65
7. Reading 43 17 13 13 10 64
8. Ipswich 43 17 13 13 6 64

Breaking League News

Thorne Happy With Strike
» Derby County : 21/04/2014 12:00:00
Vaughan Agrees Personal Terms.
» Forest : 21/04/2014 11:29:00
Pugh: It's a must-win game
» Bournemouth : 21/04/2014 11:14:00
Can Birmingham Finally Win at Home?
» Birmingham : 21/04/2014 11:07:00
Leeds v Forest Match Preview
» Forest : 21/04/2014 10:59:00
Preview QPR v Watford
» Watford : 21/04/2014 10:34:00
Burnley v Latics - Big Game Preview
» Wigan : 21/04/2014 10:11:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

What Will The Result Be On Easter Monday?
Suggested By:  Easter Bunny
Latics Win 54%
Burnley Win 5%
Draw 41%