Monthly Archive:: March 2016

PWU Wigan Athletic Podcast No. 162: Old tech is the best tech

Right, that settles it. From this day forward I am switching JWAW from a small time internet weblog to an… even smaller time printed memo service. Nope, I’ve made up my mind! Having witnessed

Wigan 1-0 Rochdale: Road rage

Note: this article contains violence, conjecture and Grant Holt. You have been warned. Before this weekend, the League One table was finely balanced with most sides having played 37 games. But one round of

Swindon 1-4 Wigan: Magic Bus

So I boarded the E376 Special bus from Wigan Wallgate to Swindon, and there was a guy making weird exhaling noises. Sheepishly swivelling my neck to look, I realised he was using the hanging

PWU Wigan Athletic Podcast No. 161: Eggroller derby

Why is it that Walsall don’t play at all over Easter weekend? You’d think they might have one game at least, but their next scheduled game is against Sheffield United on 2 April. Are

Wigan 1-0 Bradford: The Walking Deadman

Ordinarily, you’d think it unusual that a Football League referee has their own Wikipedia page. But in the case of Darren Deadman, the name alone makes him highly worthy of inclusion in any encyclopedia

PWU Wigan Athletic Podcast No. 160: Fit in or blast off

Question: How long does it take to get to Mars? Answer: After a low scoring draw with Bradford, a thumping victory over Swindon, a last minute winner against Rochdale, a boring 0-0 with Coventry,

Colchester 3-3 Wigan: Assault and vigour

Oh, just go ahead and celebrate your little ‘event’! Us Wiganers don’t need such a frivolous thing as British Pie Week to honour our town’s most iconic dish – this side of the River