UK time is: 13:02:51
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Scharner stays at Wigan

The Wigan Observer in an interview with Latics Austrian midfield/defender Paul Scharner reported that he turned down a move up the East Lancs to Everton.

The 27 year old revealed that he had received an offer to join the Goodison Park outfit and went on holiday to consider it.

He decided to stay at the JJB declaring that he thought the Latics have better prospects this coming season than their more illustrious Merseyside rivals

This is great news for Wigan and shows that the players are behind new manager Chris Hutchings

In the interview Scharner went on to say that he preferred playing in midfield and looked forward to the competition for places in the coming season.

He said that he wanted the fans to see him play a big part for the Latics this season.

Paul Scharner a midfield general or cultured centre back?

Would Scharner make a good captain for the Latics?

Have your say on the Latics Speyk message board

click here




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!

The Journalist

Writer: worbo Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday July 10 2007

Time: 6:51PM

Your Comments

Scharner to stay and maybe next captain
worbo
interesting to rate Wigan above the chances of Everton. Difficult shout that, Everton are so hard to predict as they seem to be yo-yoing up and down the Prem each season + they have bad debts, but Moyes is a very bright manager. Hmmm. Villa above both is my verdict!!!
The Fear
We'll see, I seem to recall a 10 donation to a charity of my choice by a few people if the mighty 'tics finish above Villa this season.
worbo
yes, too right worbo, care to match the offer?!?!?!
The Fear
I'll match it if...and I'm testing your confidence here...you'll give me a five point start, not too much to ask, after all we are only little Wigan
worbo
LOL. get orf worbo, you'll either finish above us or you won't!!!!!! blimey, I'm a villa fan, confidence is something that will have to be re-built after years of mismanagement. Anyway, wouldn't the FA have to approve you getting a five point start? Lets face it, they let West Ham get away with murder, so you might just be lucky! lol
The Fear
Right then...we finished above you in our first season...last year was a blip, I am confident, without a points handicap, that we will finish in top 10 (me thinks 8th) and Villa 12th, so I will accept your charity challenge on an equal footing...a tenner it is, and the little orphans in Wigan will get a nice treat come next May
worbo
wigan finish 8th! don't make me laugh! ad a 1 in front of that is bein more realistic! you signed titus bramble and antoine sibierski for *****s sake! you will be conceding an not scoring. an while i'm at it heskey is a pile off elephant *****!
toffee_ferg23
i'm while i'm at it (this is to the fear) you call us a yo yo team, but at least were not always a mid table team! thats all your ever going to be. you have got an average team an a clueless manager! we've near enough got rid of all the **** we had in the walter smith days. the team we have now couldn't possibly have us finishing in the bottom half of the table!
toffee_ferg23
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Wigan Athletic Articles

12th Man - Is It Time For A Change? (Friday October 24 2014)

Any Previous? - Derby v Latics (Thursday October 23 2014)

PWU Latics Podcast - All M*A*S*H*ed Up (Thursday October 23 2014)

The Bag Had It - Latics 0 Millwall 0 (Wednesday October 22 2014)

What The Bosses Said - Latics 0 Millwall 0 (Wednesday October 22 2014)

Stats: Wigan Athletic v Millwall (Tuesday October 21 2014)

Archived Wigan Athletic 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 174
2. loudmouthblue 115
3. russialatic 96
4. Thorpyness 94
5. hindleymonwafc 90
6. Pauvre Jean 82
7. riddy 62
8. Lazysid 61
9. SwindonLatic 57
10. Whittleblue 55

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Wigan 1 - 0 Blackpool
Wigan 2 - 2 Reading
Wigan 0 - 0 Millwall
Wigan 1 - 2 Ipswich
Wigan 4 - 0 Birmingham
Charlton 2 - 1 Wigan

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
16. Huddersfield 13 4 4 5 -6 16
17. Reading 13 4 3 6 -8 15
18. Millwall 13 3 5 5 -3 14
19. Wigan 13 2 6 5 -2 12
20. Brighton 13 2 6 5 -3 12
21. Birmingham 13 2 5 6 -8 11
22. Fulham 13 3 2 8 -9 11

Breaking League News

The Opposition View - Blackpool
Reading : 24/10/2014 13:00:00
Fulham v Charlton Athletic - PREVIEW
Charlton : 24/10/2014 12:18:00
Rate The Ref: Away to Birmingham
Bournemouth : 24/10/2014 12:12:00
12th Man - Is It Time For A Change?
Wigan : 24/10/2014 12:11:00
Byram: They Should Be In The Premier League
Norwich : 24/10/2014 10:27:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Man of the Match v Millwall
Suggested By:  Roy Cropper
Scott Carson 5%
James Tavernier 34%
Ivan Ramis 3%
Leon Barnett 0%
Maynor Figueroa 13%
William Kvist 3%
Adam Forshaw 10%
Shaun Maloney 6%
James McClean 3%
Marc-Antoine Fortune 20%
Oriol Riera 3%