Monthly Archive:: November 2011

Sunderland 1-2 Wigan: Roberto’s super subs and Sammon’s stormer seal shock success

Franco Di Santo and James McArthur were the heroes as Latics rode their luck, spied their chances and stole all three points in the dying minutes of what transpired to be an open contest

Wigan 3-3 Blackburn: Fighting our own demons (and the officials)

Latics missed yet another golden opportunity –perhaps their best yet– to reignite their ailing season thanks to a mixture of poor defending and even worse officiating at the DW Stadium. For a neutral it

Troubling times in Lancashire: Wigan v Blackburn preview

Last time on Jesus Was a Wiganer: this viewer was left in fear of Roberto Martinez’s future at Wigan Athletic following a ninth straight defeat in all competitions. Rumours had started to spread about

Wolves 3-1 Wigan: Roberto’s Nine of the Worst

We’re rapidly approaching a point where JWAW weekly match reports will be totally redundant. In fact, I had half a mind to copy-paste last week’s comments into this post and save the pain of

Alteration stations: Wolves v Wigan preview

These previews are starting to follow an all too familiar formula of late: Latics need points to try and snap out of an extended losing run before the season escalates into a full-on disaster

Karma rebalancing: Better times just around the corner

In this article, one shall refrain from dwelling too long on the negative aspects of this weekend’s demoralising defeat at the hands of Fulham (or, as that old football game used to call them,