UK time is: 19:14:41
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Scharner fears Four-game Ban

The former Brann Bergen player believes the Austrian FA may try and force him out of international retirement despite his decision to quit the national set-up last month.

The 26-year-old criticised his countries FA, labelling them 'unprofessional' after a spat with Austrian national coach Josef Hickersberger, and made his decision to retire afterwards.

Scharner fell out with his national FA after they claimed the midfielder, who can also play in defence, requested he be able to pick and choose his games to aid his career at Wigan.

Despite his decision, Scharner could yet be called up for his countries friendly games next month, away to Liechtenstein and home to Switzerland.

The defender is worried that Fifa will hand him a four gaem domestic suspension if he refuses the call-up.

Scharner said to the Daily Mirror:

Scharner has admitted that he is not bothered at the prospect of missing out on Euro 2008, of which Austria are co-hosting, claiming that Austria have little chance of success:




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:  Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday September 27 2006

Time: 1:10PM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
ouch 4 games what did he do for that
marshinrover
Report Abuse
08/10/2006 14:49:00

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Wigan Athletic Articles

Stats: Blackpool v Wigan Athletic (Saturday February 28 2015)

Team Sheets - Blackpool v Latics (Saturday February 28 2015)

Blackpool v Latics - Big Game Preview (Saturday February 28 2015)

Early Team News - Blackpool v Latics (Friday February 27 2015)

12th Man - Time To Plan For Summer (Friday February 27 2015)

Rudderless and On The Rocks (Friday February 27 2015)

He Played For Both Clubs - Eamonn O'Keefe (Thursday February 26 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 257
2. Whittleblue 247
3. russialatic 214
4. scotdave 206
5. Danny_de_Zeeuw16 193
6. Oscarbon 156
7. hindleymonwafc 137
8. Bert Hughes 129
9. Moonay 129
10. Jonny_SuffolkLatic 118

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
18. Reading 34 11 7 16 -16 40
19. Fulham 34 11 6 17 -12 39
20. Brighton 34 8 13 13 -5 37
21. Rotherham 34 8 13 13 -16 37
22. Millwall 34 7 10 17 -23 31
23. Wigan 34 6 10 18 -16 28
24. Blackpool 34 4 10 20 -39 22

Breaking League News

Stunning Comeback Moves Watford Up To Third
Watford : 28/02/2015 19:03:00
Reading 0 - 3 Forest
Reading : 28/02/2015 18:54:00
Rams Beaten By Fulham
Derby County : 28/02/2015 18:49:00
Derby County : 28/02/2015 18:47:00
Middlesbrough : 28/02/2015 18:01:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Man of the Match v Blackpool
Suggested By:  Happy Latic
Scott Carson 0%
Emmerson Boyce 25%
Harry Maguire 0%
Jason Pearce 0%
Gaetan Bong 0%
James Perch 0%
Kim Bo-kyung 75%
Jermaine Pennant 0%
Sheyi Ojo 0%
James McClean 0%
Marc-Antoine Fortune 0%