Monthly Archive:: May 2016

Hack From the Future Part II – Were his predictions correct?

Football journalists are seldom right. Not that your ‘reporter’ is anything close to a football journalist, but that didn’t stop him getting his (admittedly tongue in cheek, nay, flippant) predictions wildly incorrect. Hack From

Alternative moments of the season 2015/16

You may well recall Yanic Wildschut’s heart-stopping added time winner at Walsall in February – it did, after all, spark wild celebrations and lift Latics into the automatic promotion places. And of course, you

Turning Wigan’s air blue: Paul Scharner and Arjan de Zeeuw’s colourful return

“To all the kids present, I am sorry for the foul language,” compère Martin Ode apologised through an uncomfortable half-grimace. It was too late – the Q&A session had already ended. At least a

Wigan Athletic’s 2015/16 season in numbers

1 – Position in League One Pie Championship Wigan Athletic finished. 3 – Number of heavy metal umlauts Jussi Jääskeläinen is cool enough for. 6? 6! – Average minutes of second half injury time

AGL Media Podcast 03 – Naked lunch

When in doubt, cite extenuating factors. Latics might have lost against Barnsley, but the title was already secured a full eight days prior. And there might be background noise in this episode of the

PWU Wigan Athletic Podcast No. 168: Bye bye Malky Mackay

Eh? What was that yer said theer, lad? I can’t hear a ruddy thing – me ears are still ringin’ after I stood reet in front o’ that loudspeaker durin’ t’presentation ceremony on Sunday.

Wigan 1-4 Barnsley: Dog days

End of season dinner time. As the nation prepared to park their hounds outside polling stations island-wide, Wigan Athletic’s resident canines were leashed firmly to a large post inside the DW Stadium. Ever-so-slightly tender,