Will Grigg Archive

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,

Blackpool 0-4 Wigan: Latics Mythbusting

As you read this message in the year 2036, much of Blackpool vs. Wigan ’16 has passed into the annals of Latics lore. Scarcely has a single game of kickball received quite as much

Wigan 4-1 Southend: Orchestrated Muppetry

Francis E Dec had it right all along. In this world-wide four billion eyesight camera mass multimedia generation, aren’t we all puppets? I only ask because I just discovered I’ve had a large wooden

Doncaster 3-1 Wigan: Brain fart

Oh, haven’t you noticed Wigan town centre has become more… colourful lately? Wigan Council are anticipating Latics’ promotion party by pasting large circular stickers to pavements around the town’s shopping district. The concept might

Wigan 1-0 Coventry: Merry Caldwellmas

Gary was taken aback by what he saw in the mirror. Overnight, he had grown a thick, bushy beard so long it fused with his chest hairs. “Congratulations on completing your first year as

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

Wigan 1-1 Peterborough: Happy Sharpeyversary

Give or take the odd leap day, it has been approximately one year since Uncle Dave tossed those precious club keys across the Champagne Lounge to grandson David Sharpe. “I’m off to Barbados for