Monthly Archive:: December 2009

Latics legend Jason Roberts awarded MBE

Former Wigan striker Jason Roberts has received an MBE for his work encouraging young people in Britain and the Caribbean to play football. The Jason Roberts Foundation was formed in 2007 to provide opportunities

Manchester United 5-0 Wigan: Not in the picture

Even the most hardened of Latics fans will admit there was an air of inevitability over this fixture. If we’re being honest, we all knew Manchester United were going to play some excellent football,

Wigan 1-1 Blackburn: Holy smokes, Batman

It wasn’t a very eventful Premier League Boxing Day in terms of goals and spectacular wins and all that, a point mirrored in the Wigan-Blackburn game yesterday. Well yes, there were two goals, but

Liverpool 2-1 Wigan: Thoughts

This isn’t going to be a full-blown match report (let’s face it, how often do I actually post one of those?) because the hustle and bustle of midweek life combined with the rapidly dwindling

Stoke 2-2 Wigan: Two wrongs make a right?

I’m not sure who’ll be most pleased with a point today, as all things considered it was a fairly even contest. Perhaps Wigan will be slightly more disappointed having had a glorious chance to

Wigan v Birmingham (5th December 2009) photos

I’ve managed to scrape enough cash together for a (slightly) better camera, woohoo! See more pics from this Prem contest and past matches at the Illarterate Flickr stream.

Wigan 2-3 Birmingham: Did you expect anything more?

Forget about curates’ eggs, Wigan’s performance today was more like a Scotch egg: on the whole meaty, but with an all too apparent yellow centre. There was plenty of sausagey goodness to be found,