Monthly Archive:: January 2011

FA Cup Fourth Round: Bolton 0-0 Wigan: Vic gives Bob a boost

With the Premier League (quite obviously) a massive priority, Latics made eight changes to the starting lineup for this ‘big’ local derby (as the Wigan Evening Post termed it), and they don’t come much

Wigan 1-2 Aston Villa: New lineup, old problems

So there we were, one whole month later than originally planned, on a Tuesday evening at the DW. One thing remained the same, however – this was a significant game in Latics’ season. Villa,

Arsenal 3-0 Wigan: Not even Al Habsi could save us from van Persie

Considering some of the cracking football played by our hosts of late, it won’t come as a surprise that I was expecting a major damage limitation exercise this afternoon, a prediction that would (inevitably?)

Wigan v Fulham (15 January 2011) photos

It was nice to actually be able to get to a game for a change, to sample the (very tense) atmosphere of the DW once more after a string of working Saturdays. The old

Wigan 1-1 Fulham, again

It may have been a draw, but it certainly wasn’t a bore. Much like last season’s equivalent clash, neither team could claim to be at their best, but this bottom-of-the-table clash produced a relatively

From the creator of ‘that’ Howard Webb picture: An apology

They say everyone has their fifteen minutes of fame. Unfortunately, in my case, it’s more slight notability, not for my rapidly deteriorating Wigan Athletic weblog, but as the creator of that Howard Webb image.

FA Cup Third Round: Hull 2–3 Wigan: Latics lions tame the Tigers

In a season such as this, managers are caught between two rather large, and in some cases expensive, stools when it comes to the FA Cup. It’s the oft-touted story; to use the competition