Wigan Athletic - Di Santo In Fitness Battle For Newcastle Game
UK time is: 08:07:55
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Di Santo In Fitness Battle For Newcastle Game

Wigan Athletic striker Franco Di Santo was withdrawn on 31 minutes from yesterdays defeat at Craven Cottage due to a calf strain revealed Latics boss Roberto Martinez

The young Argentine striker has been in excellent form of late and his presence was sorely missed when he left the field, it looks like a race against time to have the former Chelsea man ready for next Saturdays home game with Newcastle

Speaking about Di Santo Martinez said - 'Franco felt his calf midway through the first half and you can understand that feeling after the demands on him and the rest of the team recently.

'We had a few knocks and bruises going into the game and unfortunately Franco wasn't able to continue, so we'll asses his situation over the next few days and see if he can be ready for next week.'

A fit Franco Di Santo needed for next weekend

By permission of Bernard Platt/Wigan Athletic

Bookmark and Share

Join The Vital Debate

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:Sunday April 22 2012

Time: 11:04AM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
He was sorely missed, sometimes you only realise how good a player is when they're not playing
Report Abuse
22/04/2012 11:08:00

we need need need him
Report Abuse
23/04/2012 02:17:00


Have Your Say

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

Recent Wigan Athletic Articles

Latics Youngster Moves To Wrexham On Loan (Thursday November 26 2015)

Any Previous? Southend United v Latics (Thursday November 26 2015)

Dan's Big Game Report - Latics 0 Burton 1 (Wednesday November 25 2015)

PWU Latics Podcast - Walking With Elephants (Wednesday November 25 2015)

Stats: Wigan Athletic v Burton Albion (Wednesday November 25 2015)

Team News From The DW - Latics v Burton (Tuesday November 24 2015)

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 86
2. hindleymonwafc 71
3. Thorpyness 61
4. 1henski 56
5. nottinghamlatic 56
6. Whittleblue 50
7. Yon Mon 50
8. Moonay 40
9. Lazysid 30
10. loudmouthblue 29

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
2. Gillingham 19 11 4 4 14 37
3. Burton 18 11 2 5 3 35
4. Walsall 18 9 6 3 13 33
5. Wigan 19 9 6 4 10 33
6. Bradford 19 8 7 4 3 31
7. Peterborough 19 9 3 7 11 30
8. Southend 19 8 6 5 3 30

Wigan Athletic Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

Walsall v Bradford - Preview
» Walsall : 27/11/2015 08:02:00
Match Officials v Bradford City (H)
» Walsall : 27/11/2015 07:50:01
Liverpool And Man Utd Battle It Out For Rico
» Walsall : 27/11/2015 06:14:01
DRFC Coventry City v Doncaster Rovers - Team News
» Doncaster : 26/11/2015 20:59:01
DRFC Wellens joins Latics on loan
» Doncaster : 26/11/2015 20:44:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Man Of The Match v Burton
Suggested By:  Benny Hill
Jussi Jääskeläinen 0%
Donervon Daniels 10%
Craig Morgan 20%
Chris McCann 10%
Tim Chow 10%
Reece James 40%
David Perkins 10%
Max Power 0%
Michael Jacobs 0%
Yanic Wildschut 0%
Alex Revell 0%