Posted on 13 August 2013.
Posted on 14 June 2013.
Wigan Athletic have today confirmed that Owen Coyle has been appointed manager after Roberto Martinez took up the managerial post at Everton. 1. Owen Coyle was a striker and played for 14 different clubs during his career, including the club that recently sacked him, Bolton Wanderers. 2. During his playing career, Coyle scored 249 goals [...]
Posted on 19 May 2013.
Wigan v Aston Villa 16:00 – Wigan’s fate was confirmed on Tuesday evening as, just days after their remarkable FA Cup Final triumph over Manchester City, they were beaten 4-1 at the Emirates by Arsenal and relegated to the Championship. – Wigan look to have unearthed a real gem in Callum McManaman but [...]
Posted on 04 May 2013.
West Brom v Wigan, 15:00 – West Brom saw off Southampton last weekend with a 0-3 victory with proved to be a dramatic affair with three players sent off. – Gareth McAuley will have an incredibly important role this weekend, structuring a defence against a Wigan side who will be battling for their [...]
Posted on 27 April 2013.
Wigan v Tottenham, 15:00 – Wigan fell to a 2-0 defeat away to West Ham last weekend as they remained in the bottom three going into their final five matches of the season. – Maynor Figueroa continues to enhance his already glowing reputation as the season draws to a close. Not only has [...]
Posted on 20 April 2013.
West Ham v Wigan 15:00 – West Ham led twice against Manchester United in their mid week fixture, with goals from Ricardo Vaz Te and Mohammed Diame cancelled out twice in a 2-2 draw. – Winston Reid is one of a number of players to have shone at Upton Park this season, and [...]
Posted on 17 April 2013.
Manchester City v Wigan, 19:45 – Manchester City are on something of a roll at the moment, having now won 4 out of their last fixtures, and dispatching with Man Utd and Chelsea in their last two. They will be looking to sustain any hope of retaining their title when they meet relegation-threatened Wigan [...]
Posted on 15 April 2013.
Callum McManaman, who has played for Wigan since he was 16-years-old, is a name most football fans are familiar with because of his HORROR TACKLE on Newcastle’s Massadio Haidara last month. However, it has become apparent that the 21-year-old is actually a half decent player, and after scoring in the FA Cup 5th Round, quarter-final [...]
Posted on 13 April 2013.
Millwall fans fought each other and the police in their club’s 2-0 defeat to Wigan in the FA Cup semi-final at Wembley.
Posted on 12 April 2013.
BBC have revealed that Wigan Athletic have sold just two thirds of their ticket allocation for Saturday’s FA Cup semi-final with Millwall. An indicator that modern day football is beyond the affordable for the average fan, perhaps, or maybe a result of the Lancashire club being predominantly a Rugby town. Still, with a population of [...]
Posted on 30 March 2013.
Wigan v Norwich 15:00 – Wigan claimed a 2-1 victory over Newcastle last time out, a last minute Arouna Kone bagging the Lactics a vital three points given their current predicament at the foot of the Premier League. – Roberto Martinez will be looking for much greater defensive consistency from Franco Di Santo [...]
Posted on 20 March 2013.
The FA yesterday announced that Callum McManaman would not face an FA charge over his challenge on Massadio Haïdara at the weekend, following the daily replays and image stills in the media. Whilst some fans have expressed their outrage, the decision should have come as no surprise, as the FA aren’t about to break their own rules [...]
Posted on 17 March 2013.
Wigan v Newcastle, 16:00 – Wigan’s last effort in the league was a 0-4 defeat at home to Liverpool, a result they will be keen to banish from memory with the arrival of another dangerous outfit in Newcastle this weekend. – Maynor Figueroa continues to be a bastion of strength in defence for [...]
Posted on 01 March 2013.
Wigan v Liverpool, Saturday 17:30 – Roberto Martinez’s Wigan secured a vital win last week in a 3-0 victory over Reading. All the goals came in quick succession as Wigan hammered a dazed Royal outfit, including a brace from Arouna Kone and another from Maynor Figueroa. – James McCarthy continues to be key to [...]
Posted on 23 February 2013.
- Reading face Wigan on the back of consecutive 2-1 defeats at the hands of Manchester United in the Cup and Stoke in the Barclays Premier League. – Jobi McAnuff was on target against United and Adrian Mariappa against Stoke. Despite his cup goal, McAnuff is yet to score in the Premier League despite [...]
Posted on 08 February 2013.
Chelsea v Wigan, Saturday 15:00 – Goals from Frank Lampard and Juan Mata were not enough to overcome a spirited Newcastle as the reigning European Champions returned to London empty-handed after a 3-2 defeat. – Frank Lampard has been in superb form in recent weeks and looks to have turned Chelsea around on offering [...]
Posted on 29 January 2013.
Stoke v Wigan, 19:45 Stoke have been one of the best teams in the league defensively this season, but will need to return to that form to halt a run which has seen them concede ten goals in their last three Premier League games. The most recent defeat was a 3-1 loss against [...]
Posted on 22 January 2013.
Pete Sixsmith did not expect to be at the DW Stadium. His original plan involved a trip to Bitton, not far from Bristol, to see Shildon in the FA Vase but he wisely changed his mind even before all Saturday’s games in the competition were called off. So he became one of the 5,000 candidates [...]