Match previews Archive

Wigan 0-1 Blackpool: Cartoon capers

Have you ever felt as though you’re being followed? A strange feeling that, even though you’re rambling through some obscure untrodden part of the countryside, you’re still going to bump into that guy –

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

View From The North Stand: Peter Bell of Cherry Chimes Round II

You know, I feel naked without a midweek game. *Snaps fingers* I know – we shall make our own entertainment with another of those match previews I used to do long, long ago! Wait,

Wigan v Queens Park Rangers match preview with Ed Jones [PWU Podcast]

Ahh, remember this game? It was supposed to be played aeons ago, but due to broadcast delay, only reaches our screens this evening. Except it isn’t being shown on television but in real life

View From The North Stand: Peter Bell of AFC Bournemouth’s Cherry Chimes

Seven short months ago, a whole division separated Wigan and Bournemouth when they drew swords for an FA Cup tie spread over two matches. On the pitch, however, the teams were far more evenly

From the North Stand: Jordan Street of Old Trafford Faithful

It’s been a while since JWAW’s last From the North Stand interview – more than two years, in fact. But now the time has come for its triumphant return to comed- er, I mean,

Troubling times in Lancashire: Wigan v Blackburn preview

Last time on Jesus Was a Wiganer: this viewer was left in fear of Roberto Martinez’s future at Wigan Athletic following a ninth straight defeat in all competitions. Rumours had started to spread about