Monthly Archive:: August 2012

Nottingham Forest 1-4 Wigan: ‘Deadly serious’ Martinez pleased to progress

After years and years of being the underdog in cup competitions, I still find it hard to adjust to the tag of ‘giant’. Mostly because it’s one of those media terms used, often erroneously,

Things we learned this week (26 August 2012)

At our primary school, we would all sit down at 2:45 each Friday to answer the teacher’s question, “what have we learned this week?” Naturally, none of us would be remotely engaged in such

Southampton 0-2 Wigan: Delectable Kone effort the Flake in Di Santo’s cornet

Certain sections of the mainstream media seem to be under the impression that football is all about superstars. Sure, it might be watching Cantonas and Zolas that gets you into the game in the

Wigan 0-2 Chelsea: Ivan the Discerptible

The football season is back, and I don’t know what to think. On the one hand it is one of the few things that give my sorry life meaning, while on the other it

Celta Vigo 1-0 Wigan: Upstaged by taxis and paper cars

With the eyes of the whole world on the city of London last night, it’s no surprise that broadcasters chose not to screen Wigan Athletic’s clash with Spanish ‘giants’ Celta Vigo at the Balaidos

Doubters gonna doubt: The drama is nigh

It’s almost here, folks, and you can already smell the tabloid bull poop. In less than ten days’ time, Wigan Athletic will once again take to the pitch in that most dramatic and intense