Vital Football

Latest Wigan Atletic News

Nash Looking To Grab No1 Spot

Nash Looking To Grab No1 Spot

Wigan keeper Carlo Nash vows to claim the number 1 jersey at the JJB Stadium in his latest diary on www.icons.com .

'There are two other really good keepers here in Chris Kirkland and Michael Pollitt and we all respect each other and get on well, but we are also in huge competition with each other.

'I had a hamstring pull, which meant that I wasn't match fit when the season started and it's a matter of getting some games under my belt. The keeper's position is tough because you can't just drop a good keeper because another one is fit. I have to wait for my chance.

Nash also discusses team-mate Emile Heskey and predicts the striker will silence his critics if he's given chance in Saturday's game against Israel.

'I have to say I'm delighted that Emile Heskey is being brought back into the England squad - so long as he doesn't get injured. I sent him a text when I heard the news to congratulate him.

'I really think he deserves the chance and would do a fantastic job for England, especially if he plays alongside Michael Owen. They are players who can really compliment each other and know each other well.

'Before I came to Wigan I'm not sure I totally understood what Emile was all about. But after having trained with him and being involved with him much more closely I get him now and know what sort of player he is.'

To read the full interview, please go to www.icons.com



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

Join the Vital Fantasy Football League - its Free!

Writer:Site Staff
Date:Thursday September 6 2007
Time: 11:17AM

Comments

0
Will be hard to shift Kirkland if he stays fit
number6
06/09/2007 13:32:00
0
Kirky is number 1 number6, with pollitt number 2, so that makes nash number 3 in my book number6 no chance of being number 1
worbo
06/09/2007 22:05:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Wigan Athletic Articles

Latics Sell Out Allocation For Old Trafford Cup Tie

Wigan Athletic's initial 1,900 tickets for the 4th round FA cup tie against Man U at Old Trafford flew out of the Latics ticket office quicker than you could say ''11th May 2013''

PWU Latics Podcast - We're Gonna Win

This week's Progress With Unity podcast is now available for your listening pleasure.

Any Previous? - Latics v Brentford

The first meeting between the two sides came back in early September 1982 when the Latics ran out 3-2 winners in a Division 3 game at Springfield Park

Meet The Ref - Latics v Brentford - James Adcock

Brentford are in town on Saturday in another vital Championship game, making sure that the players won't be getting too excited will be Nottingham referee James Adcock.

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)

Man Of The Match v Burton
Suggested By: Gordon Honeycomb
Jakob Haugaard6%
Callum Connelly34%
Jake Buxton1%
Dan Burn10%
Stephen Warnock2%
Shaun MacDonald2%
Max Power7%
Sam Morsy33%
Michael Jacobs1%
Yanic Wildschut1%
Will Grigg3%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Newcastle 26 18 1 7 55 29
2 Brighton 25 16 6 3 54 23
3 Leeds Utd 26 15 3 8 48 11
4 Reading 25 14 4 7 46 3
5 Huddersfield 26 14 4 8 46 0
6 Sheff Wed 26 13 6 7 45 6
7 Derby County 26 11 7 8 40 5
8 Fulham 25 10 9 6 39 13
9 Preston 26 11 6 9 39 3
10 Barnsley 26 11 5 10 38 4
11 Norwich 26 11 4 11 37 3
12 Birmingham 26 9 9 8 36 -5
13 Aston Villa 26 8 11 7 35 1
14 Ipswich 26 9 7 10 34 -3
15 Brentford 26 9 6 11 33 0
16 Wolves 26 8 8 10 32 -1
17 Q.P.R. 26 9 5 12 32 -11
18 Cardiff 25 8 6 11 30 -10
19 Bristol City 26 8 3 15 27 -3
20 Forest 26 7 6 13 27 -8
21 Burton 26 6 7 13 25 -10
22 Blackburn 26 6 6 14 24 -12
23 Wigan 26 5 7 14 22 -9
24 Rotherham 26 4 4 18 16 -29
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Wigan Athletic Results (view all)

Wigan Athletic Fixtures (view all)

Jan 21 2017 3:00PM : Brentford (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Jan 29 2017 4:00PM : Manchester United (a)
FA Cup
Feb 3 2017 7:45PM : Sheffield Wednesday (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 7 2017 7:45PM : Norwich City (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 11 2017 3:00PM : Fulham (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 14 2017 7:45PM : Wolverhampton Wanderers (a)
Sky Bet Championship

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Get a Grip!178
2.dwdan131
3.Moonay125
4.king_dezeeuw06116
5.hindleymonwafc109
6.truelatic4eva108
7.BrickLatic100
8.Barry W83
9.nottinghamlatic82
10.scotdave77
The Vital Football Members League