Callum McManaman Archive

Bournemouth 1-0 Wigan: When in doubt, blame the ref

Who needs that fancy ‘pass and fall over’ Premier League football when you have the infinitely more satisfying hack n’ slash, hoofitup punchfest that is the Championship? I know that defence is more iffy

Millwall 0-2 Wigan: Is this the real life?

To relieve some pre-Wembley tension, I took a walk round Wigan town centre on Friday lunchtime. Far from taking my mind off the game, the scarf sellers bellowing ‘get yer Latics flags ‘ere!’ from

Progress With Unity Wigan Athletic Podcast No. 37: Defending the indefensible

To all the Progress With Unity first-timers, hi there! You’ve picked a good edition to jump onto the opinionated bandwagon. Apparently there’s been a certain amount of fallout from some tackle or other, so

Wigan 2-1 Newcastle: UFC comes to the DW Stadium!

Ack, flipping typical, ain’t it? Yesterday’s games just go to show you simply can’t rely on anyone else to help you out in times of peril. I promised myself I wouldn’t worry about other

Everton 0-3 Wigan: Cry God for Bobby, Wigan and Uncle Dave!

There must be something seriously wrong – Latics on terrestrial television twice in one season? Somebody at ITV Sport knew the much-anticipated Wigan Time was long overdue. A series of excellent performances in what

Huddersfield 1-4 Wigan: Lissome Latics pass screen test

Ahh, the FA Cup – the ‘welcome distraction’ that is in reality an exercise in sheer frustration. As the ‘smaller’, lower ranked league side, you seldom receive that sliver of fortune one requires when

Wigan U21 3-3 Barnsley U21: Macca lights up a dull Lancashire afternoon

I like to try and get to the odd Latics reserve– oh sorry, U21– game when I can. Not entirely sure if the new ‘U21′ tag is any more attractive than ‘reserves’, but it