UK time is: 04:00:51
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

McManaman On England Radar For World Cup




England manager Roy Hodgson has given Latics star Callum McManaman a timely boost as the flying wide man starts to find full fitness and rediscover last seasons form

The England Under 21 international was sensational in the closing stages of last season, he gave a man of the match performance in the FA cup final and tore opponents Manchester City to pieces with his direct running, pace and great control, as the Latics won the cup

Unfortunately McManaman suffered a nasty ankle injury against Arsenal in the game after the cup final, he missed most of the preseason as a consequence, he's also had a stop start opening to this campaign due to injury and suspension and has only started to get back to his old self recently, this has coincided with a run in the staring eleven over the past three games

With Hodgson openly admitting that there are places up for grabs in the England World cup squad and that McManaman is definitely on the radar this is a great boost not only for the player but also for the club, a trip to Brazil is great incentive for McManaman and to have the 22 year old rampaging down the wing for the rest of the season would be a fantastic asset to the Latics promotion charge.

Speaking to the media England boss Roy Hodgson said - 'I can't honestly say I've got 18 names stamped with five more to come. There is a lot that can happen between now and May

'We've got a few on the fringes who we look at, like Callum McManaman.

'We were talking about him the other day. He was flying for Wigan at the end of last season and then he got that unfortunate injury, so he's one we'll have a look at.

'We have been following his progress.

'There are certain players like that who aren't out of our radar.

'I would be lying if I didn't say he has a lot to do (to make the World Cup squad), but it is certainly not impossible.'


FA Cup to World Cup?

By permission of Bernard Platt/Wigan Athletic




The latest edition of the PWU Wigan Athletic podcast is now available for download.

The podcast can be downloaded from itunes or via our hosting site www.buzzsprout.com or by simply hitting the play button on the embedded player below



Thank you very much for listening, your support is very much appreciated

Previous podcast episodes can be accessed at progresswithunity.blogspot.co.uk

You can listen to the podcast on various equipment, please check manufacturer's instructions





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




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:Friday November 15 2013

Time: 9:12AM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
If anyone can, Macca can
worbo
Report Abuse
15/11/2013 09:17:00

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Wigan Athletic Articles

He Played For Both Clubs - Eamonn O'Keefe (Thursday February 26 2015)

Any Previous? - Blackpool v Latics (Thursday February 26 2015)

PWU Latics Podcast - Call A Doctor (Wednesday February 25 2015)

What The Bosses Said - Latics 0 Cardiff 1 (Wednesday February 25 2015)

Latics 0 Cardiff 1 - Another Home Defeat! (Wednesday February 25 2015)

Stats: Wigan Athletic v Cardiff City (Tuesday February 24 2015)

Team Sheets - Latics v Cardiff City (Tuesday February 24 2015)

Latics v Cardiff - Big Game Preview (Tuesday February 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. Whittleblue 243
2. worbo 238
3. russialatic 213
4. scotdave 203
5. Danny_de_Zeeuw16 189
6. hindleymonwafc 137
7. Oscarbon 137
8. Bert Hughes 126
9. Moonay 123
10. BrickLatic 112

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
18. Brighton 33 8 13 12 -4 37
19. Bolton 33 10 7 16 -12 37
20. Fulham 33 10 6 17 -14 36
21. Rotherham 33 7 13 13 -17 34
22. Millwall 33 7 10 16 -22 31
23. Wigan 33 5 10 18 -18 25
24. Blackpool 33 4 10 19 -37 22

Breaking League News

Forest : 26/02/2015 21:19:00
LUFC Redfearn looking forward to two tough games
Leeds Utd : 26/02/2015 20:29:00
LUFC Leeds United v Watford Team News
Leeds Utd : 26/02/2015 19:39:00
Halford Could Return At Bolton
Brighton : 26/02/2015 18:44:00
RUFC - Your Starting Eleven For Saturday?
Rotherham : 26/02/2015 18:33:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Man of the Match v Cardiff
Suggested By:  Gary Caldwell
Ali Al-Habsi 3%
Emmerson Boyce 7%
Harry Maguire 0%
Jason Pearce 0%
Gaetan Bong 7%
James Perch 0%
Kim Bo-kyung 76%
Jermaine Pennant 0%
Sheyi Ojo 7%
James McClean 0%
Marc-Antoine Fortune 0%