Monthly Archive:: November 2015

Southend 0-0 Wigan: Hand of Zod

There comes a moment when you realise you *don’t* know everything. That turning point in your life when you go full Acorah and start to believe in the supernatural, I mean. I recall watching

PWU Wigan Athletic Podcast No. 145: About face

The burning question on this week’s PWU Podcast: exactly how did Burton Albion defeat Wigan Athletic? Was it through persistent pressing and brickwall defensive sensibilities? Was it through effective handling of late November conditions

Wigan 0-1 Burton: Taking the (dog) biscuit

You know, there *do* exist football teams named after commercial products and entities – look at Vauxhall Motors, Lada Togliatti, Airbus UK, Honda FC, Total Network Solutions and, er… Prescot Cables. Is it really

Wigan 1-0 Shrewsbury: Revell up

Oh, how times are changing at this little Lancastrian club. It has been just over a year since Malky Mackay replaced Uwe Rosler as skipper of the overpopulated rowing boat with a large hole

PWU Wigan Athletic Podcast No. 144: TV winners (and losers)

Savour it while you still can, chaps! Fairly soon, on-demand league tables via your television could be a thing of the past as Auntie Beeb phases out the Red Button, formerly Ceefax. Best ready

Rochdale 0-2 Wigan: Look, Mum, we’re on TV!

I love my television. It tells me what to think about things I wouldn’t otherwise be the slightest bit interested in. It is a bastion of social justice in this post-Whitehouse society, providing wholesome

PWU Wigan Athletic Podcast No. 143: Wrought irony

Oh, the irony – that one derided by a great majority, with the first touch of a man made of rubber, should come within a pigeon’s fart of a hat trick (for the second