Vital Football

Latest Wigan Atletic News

'Killer' Battle drives on McCulloch

'Killer' Battle drives on McCulloch

The Scottish International has been a regular face on the left side of the midfield, after switchingfrom striker to midfielder during Wigan's Division Two winning season.BR>
Since then McCulloch has had few left wingers to battle for his position with, something Jewell rectified when he laid out £2million for Everton left winger and Irish International Kevin Kilbane.

The Powerful Scot has been out of action for a month, with new recruit 'Killer' Kilbane taking McCullochs place in the team.

Yet despite currently losing his place in the team, the fans favourite told the official website: 'I think it's fantastic that the gaffer has brought the likes of Killer into the squad.'

'He's a quality international who has bags of Premiership experience, and that can only be good for the team.

'I think there can be room for both of us in the same team, we are two totally different types of players and although you'd say our number one positions are probably the same, football's all about adapting to circumstances.

'That happened to me when I switched from striker to midfield.'

It seems likely that Kilbane will start his third game in a row, with McCulloch only recently returnign to light training. However McCullochis hoping to play some part in Sundays Derby clash with Blackburn Rovers.

'I'd rather be at home than watch a game from the sidelines, but I always want the boys to do well, of course I do.

'But when I'm not involved I find it so difficult. Some of the boys can sit and watch but for me it's awful because I want to be involved so much.'


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

Writer:
Date:Thursday September 28 2006
Time: 8:47PM

Comments

0
well it was 2 - 1 to us :P :P
marshinrover
08/10/2006 14:50:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Best of Vital Network

Recent Wigan Athletic Articles

Whose Your Clubs' Lucky Scoring Omen?

Some clubs in the Premier League just seem to have a player with lady luck on their side and when they score in a game, that match always returns at least a point.

12th Man - Stability Brings Success

Despite a two goal reversal I left the DW Stadium on Saturday feeling a bit more positive than usual and a lot more entertained.

The Tea Lady - It's Time To Go - Wigan Athletic

Since she came in we've suffered 12 relegations and wasted £800m parachute payments on dross. I've met her once and she's very nice but we can't be sentimental about these decisions.

PWU Latics Podcast - Villa And FAB Report

This week we take a look back at the Villa game, life without Joyce feels so much brighter

Archived Vital Latics Articles

Vital Latics articles from

Site Journalists

Barry Worthington
Editor email
Profile
Dan Farrimond (JWAW)
no email
Profile
Adam Convery
no email
Profile
Frank Ford
no email
Profile
Noel Wards Leg
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Big Game Winners?
Suggested By: Warren Joyce
Latics36%
Aston Villa46%
Draw18%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Newcastle 38 24 6 8 78 38
2 Brighton 38 23 8 7 77 30
3 Huddersfield 37 22 5 10 71 4
4 Leeds Utd 38 21 6 11 69 16
5 Reading 38 20 7 11 67 2
6 Sheff Wed 38 18 8 12 62 9
7 Fulham 38 16 13 9 61 19
8 Norwich 38 16 9 13 57 9
9 Preston 38 15 12 11 57 6
10 Derby County 38 14 11 13 53 3
11 Barnsley 38 14 9 15 51 0
12 Aston Villa 38 13 12 13 51 0
13 Cardiff 38 14 9 15 51 -1
14 Brentford 38 14 8 16 50 3
15 Q.P.R. 38 14 8 16 50 -5
16 Wolves 37 12 9 16 45 -2
17 Ipswich 38 10 15 13 45 -9
18 Birmingham 38 11 12 15 45 -16
19 Bristol City 38 11 8 19 41 -3
20 Forest 38 11 8 19 41 -11
21 Burton 38 10 11 17 41 -14
22 Blackburn 38 9 13 16 40 -11
23 Wigan 38 8 10 20 34 -13
24 Rotherham 38 4 5 29 17 -54
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Vital Football Comment

Recent Wigan Athletic Results (view all)

Wigan Athletic Fixtures (view all)

Apr 1 2017 3:00PM : Newcastle United (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Apr 4 2017 7:45PM : Ipswich Town (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Apr 8 2017 3:00PM : Rotherham United (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Apr 13 2017 7:45PM : Barnsley (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Apr 17 2017 3:00PM : Brighton & Hove Albion (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Apr 22 2017 3:00PM : Cardiff City (H)
Sky Bet Championship

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Get a Grip!307
2.Moonay282
3.Whittleblue264
4.king_dezeeuw06233
5.truelatic4eva206
6.hindleymonwafc177
7.Martinez1986174
8.nottinghamlatic148
9.Barry W133
10.WN5129
Write for Vital Football