Monthly Archive:: May 2011

Wigan Athletic games of the season 2010-11: The nine wins that ensured safety for Latics

This past season has seen more intrigue, magic, terror and excitement than an X-rated Harry Potter novel. A better comparison might be the 2006‐–07 Premier League campaign, which also saw Wigan scrape through by

Final day fascination and devastation: Wigan’s survival battle in retrospect

If you reckoned nothing could top Wigan-West Ham, then the almost excruciating events of yesterday may well force you to rethink. It wasn’t a classic game of football by any means, and by pure

Stoke 0-1 Wigan: Hugo the hero as Latics seize survival chance

Latics ensured their Premier League survival with a significant away win, only their fourth of the season but arguably the most decisive. The tension and nerves of last week’s classic encounter with West Ham

Wigan 3-2 West Ham in video: Thanks, YouTube (and Charlie Nicholas)!

In this age of technology, Sky Sports and ESPN aren’t the only ones covering Premier League games. In fact, I’d suggest some of the fan-made videos uploaded to the Internet, whilst not exactly of

One game to go: Latics final day Premier League permutations

At 5pm on Sunday we were out of it, or at the very least toeing the very edge of a rather large crevice that leads to the Championship canyon. Thanks to a comeback the

Wigan 3-2 West Ham: The Great Escape?

When we sit and look back upon Latics’ spell in the Premiership, whether it be a period of six years or longer, there will be certain encounters that really stand out. Games you can

Aston Villa 1-1 Wigan: A point closer to survival

Latics preserved their unbeaten record at Villa Park with a deserved point that could prove so crucial in the Premier League run-in. After a first half which saw both sides enjoy decent spells of