Monthly Archive:: April 2011

Wigan 1-1 Everton: And then there were four?

Roberto Martinez reckons that, to stay in the Premier League this season, Wigan require 40 points. It’s a target figure that has been lowering week upon week as the bottom five continue to squabble

Sunderland 4-2 Wigan: Back to the bad old days

“You are always one defeat away from a crisis. On that basis, we’re in deep doodoo*.” — Villa manager John Gregory, 1999 *Word substituted for something more sanitary. Ahh, the joys of a good

Blackpool 1-3 Wigan: Tangerines turning green

This game was, quite simply, a must win for Latics. Anything other than three points would make the task of remaining in the Premier League for at least one more season an incredible task

Chelsea 1-0 Wigan: Al Habsi keeps it respectable for Bob’s basement battlers

The Champions League. Often touted as ‘bigger than the World Cup‘, it’s a tournament in which every footballer this side of the Atlantic aspires to compete. But it don’t half clog up your fixture

This Northern Soul, a new Latics website to unite the fanpages

Some big news straight from the world wide web. Representatives from [Thas] Not a Patch on Harry Lyon, Ye Olde Tree and Crown and the Mudhutter have clubbed together to form a new, all-encompassing

Wigan 0-0 Tottenham: Still no back-to-back wins for Bob

This game, according to John Toner of 101greatgoals, represented a “unique opportunity” for the Latics. Spurs, no doubt with half an eye on Tuesday’s Champions League bout with European heavyweights Real Madrid, travelled to