Monthly Archive:: April 2015

PWU Wigan Athletic Podcast No. 126: An ode to sweet obscurity

Ah, cheer up! Far better teams than Wigan Athletic have slipped through the divisions after tasting the sweetest of glories – remember when Manchester United completely vanished, only to re-appear at the bottom of

Wigan 0-1 Wolves: Wolves ravage Latics wild card

Just when you thought Wigan Time was over… the Football League go and put the clocks back! When mere goal difference can be the deciding factor in a relegation love (hate?) triangle, three whole

PWU Wigan Athletic Podcast No. 125: Don’t leave me hanging

To continue the theme established in last week’s podcast (to the tune of Johnny Cash’s 25 Minutes to Go), Latics’ death sentence has been halted… for now. The executioner has been momentarily distracted by

Yackchat Podcast 02: Panini football stickers with Greg Lansdowne, author of ‘Stuck on You’

You may remember that last month, we cast a sideways glance at Greg Lansdowne’s newly-released Stuck On You: The Rise & Fall‚Ķ (& Rise) of Panini Stickers. Well, my good friend the ‘mysterious’ Harry

Wigan 2-1 Brighton: Chowing down on Colonel Cald’s secret sauce

Thumbing through my inbox this week, I was delighted to discover a ‘personal email from Gary Caldwell’… correspondence from Superman himself! Sadly I only got a brief glimpse before accidentally deleting it along with

PWU Wigan Athletic Podcast No. 124: Feeling better yet?

Every now and then, we are reminded that football is part of the wider entertainment industry. For all the Bong fu going on at Tuesday night’s game, the man most seriously injured by the

Millwall 2-0 Wigan: Bong fu fighting

Well, wasn’t that a great gesture? The kindly powers that be have provided a very special plaque for those individuals braver than I, the ones that travelled precisely 217 miles to watch Latics los-