The English Football League Championship club Burton Albion added their 3rd summer signing to their squad after Stephen Warnock completed is move from Wigan Athletic on a free transfer in a 1 year deal.
Matty Lund, Jake Buxton are all of the other signings that Burton Albion has made, all of which were free transfers.
According to Stephen Warnock, the English Football League Championship is one of the most difficult football competitions as the 35 year old defender said:
¨I think it’s very difficult, with the teams that have come down from the Premier League and the teams that have come up from the other division. You look at it and you’ve got to understand that this is one of the toughest leagues in the world now. So you have got the big teams at the top that are willing to spend mega-money, but nobody wants to drop out of this division either¨
¨I think survival has got to be your main thing. I think that’s a success for a club like Burton. Within the Championship, the amount of money that’s getting thrown about, I think it’d be a great achievement¨ Continue reading “Stephen Warnock is the 3rd summer signing of Burton Albion”
Former Aston Villa defender Stephen Warnock said that it was an honor for him to have played for them.
The defender spent four seasons with Villa before signing for Wigan.
He said that Aston Villa is a big club in England and has some great history and that it was a great pleasure for him to have been able to wear their shirt. He is however disappointed that he could not make more appearance for the team as he suffered countless injuries.
He said that he spent four seasons with Aston Villa with mixed fortunes. He said that the first two was very good in terms of performance and playing time, but unfortunately, things changed later on, and he had some frustrating moments as well.
He said that his opening season with the club was a great one where he managed to play regularly in the first team. However he will experience a drop in form in the second season and as a result will spend more time on the bench than on the pitch. Continue reading “Warnock on Villa”
Wigan Athletic is struggling in the bottom section of the English League Championship and Stephen Warnock wanted to see his team start picking themselves up with a triumph over against their rivals Derby County.
Both sides locked horns on December 31st
of 2016 and the match resulted in a goal-less draw with each team having to settle with 1 point. This is not the result that Stephen Warnock and the rest of his teammates wanted to see but considering the fact that Derby County was controlling the match from start till the end and had over 60% of possession, being able to secure a draw is a good result for Wigan Athletic, as they need all of the points they can get in order to start climbing spots and escape the relegation zone.
Before Wigan Athletic had faced off with Derby County, Stephen Warnock spoke his mind about what is going on with his team and why they have been sustaining so much negative results and the 35 year old defender said: Continue reading “Stephen Warnock wanted a victory against Derby but settled with a draw”