Monthly Archive:: November 2010

Carling Cup Quarter Final: Arsenal 2–0 Wigan

Ever wondered exactly why the Carling Cup exists? Neither have I, really, but it’s interesting to learn England’s League Cup was created as a midweek competition for teams with floodlit grounds. It may seem

West Ham 3–1 Wigan: Hammered

The media is a strange beast. In the week following our bruising at Old Trafford, I note that many critics labelled Latics unlucky to lose 2–0, which completely surprised me. Little Wigan actually garnering

Manchester United 2-0 Wigan: Red and Dead, but little Redemption

If we’re being totally honest, this was pretty much always going to be a blank weekend for Latics, with next week’s trip to West Ham seeing the resumption of our season proper. Except perhaps

Wigan 1-0 West Brom: Victor-y at all costs

Latics managed to haul themselves out of the relegation zone with a much needed win at the DW Stadium. For all our promising attacking play of late, goals seem to have been rather thin

Wigan 1-1 Liverpool: Progress, dare I say it?

We’d had our warmups in the form of Hartlepool, Preston and Swansea in the Carling Cup, but tonight saw Latics’ first midweek Premier League game of the 2010 season. It was a biggie, too,

Blackburn 2-1 Wigan: Just one of those days

What with the relatively large number of North West teams in the Premier League nowadays, it seems these Lancashire derbies are cropping up more often than ever. Off the back of recent games against