Pre-season Archive

PWU Wigan Athletic Podcast special: Uwe Rosler Fans Forum

Just when this week’s Big Kick-Off needed more hype, a predatory Progress With Unity bursts forth, microphone in hand, to get those exclusive interviews. Except *this* was an open forum, and it was all

PWU Wigan Athletic Podcast No. 90: A Summery View

At long, long last, Progress With Unity returns from the summer holidays with a new-found optimism for its third season of bag-booting commentary. Brushing off the daunting prospect of the nervous nineties ahead, the

Wigan 2-1 FC Atromitos: When is a red card not a red card? When it’s a substitution

Jetlag can be a real problem. I should know, I’m jelly-legged after just a short trip down the high street in a shopmobility buggy (not that I’ve been stealing my grandad’s scooter again). But

Celta Vigo 1-0 Wigan: Upstaged by taxis and paper cars

With the eyes of the whole world on the city of London last night, it’s no surprise that broadcasters chose not to screen Wigan Athletic’s clash with Spanish ‘giants’ Celta Vigo at the Balaidos

Wigan v Villarreal (7 August 2011) photos

All the fun of a pre-season friendly, captured in glorious jpeggedness for your viewing delectation. Refer to the following gallery of photographs for a taste of the atmosphere at the DW Stadium, which saw

Wigan 1-0 Villarreal: Tub of Margarine sinks the Yellow Submarine

Victor Moses was on the scoresheet as Latics rounded off a successful pre-season with a 1-0 win over Villarreal. The Nigerian, who’s been tipped by many –including myself– to fill a Charles N’Zogbia-sized hole,

Welcome to the new season: Wigan v Villarreal [Pre-season friendly] preview

After such a heart-stopping spring, we’ll all have been grateful of three months’ rest and relaxation. I know I certainly was, but the new season is almost here and it’s time to dig out