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Archives: Wigan Athletic

Premier League Sunday, Gameweek 28: Open Thread

Posted on by Christopher Harris

If you live in the United States, hopefully you’ve remembered to move your clocks forward one hour this morning. With the U.S. Daylight Savings Time in full effect, the two big matches kick off at 10am ET today. Manchester United … Continue reading

What I Learned About Your Premier League Club This Season

Posted on by Christopher Harris

In the 20 years that I’ve followed the Premier League, this season has been the most unique for me. In previous years, I watched the league with an unbiased lens, able to dish out criticism and laud players and teams … Continue reading

Lower-Table Premier League Clubs Need to Believe In Themselves and Stop Fawning Opposition

Posted on by Jack Lyden

In this day and age it is somewhat accepted that the “big clubs” will dominate all across the board in English football. Somewhat stale air breathes on football as the stranglehold of money dictates all. Is it possible a manager … Continue reading

From The Big Money Flops to Successful Deals: Examining Wigan Athletic’s Transfers

Posted on by Jack Lyden

For season after season Wigan Athletic has overcome the difficulties of remaining in top flight English football. The success of this fairytale story has heavily relied upon chairman Dave Whelan. The Wigan chairman has expressed an interest in stepping down … Continue reading

Time To Give The Other 14 Clubs in the Premier League Some Well-Deserved Respect

Posted on by Christopher Harris

What a difference a week makes. Since Christmas Day, the teams at the bottom and in the middle of the Premier League have performed spectacularly, picking up much-needed points. Consider that Blackburn beat Manchester United at Old Trafford and tied … Continue reading

What Are The 20 Premier League Clubs Wishing For in 2012?

Posted on by Matt Hackenmiller

Here is what the Premier League clubs are wishing for in 2012: Arsenal: Gunner fans are wishing that scoring machine Robin van Persie continues his torrid streak. Aston Villa: That Alex McLeish has a method to his “managerial tactic” madness. … Continue reading

Premier League Midseason Analysis: London vs. Manchester

Posted on by Roderick Thomas

It isn’t exactly halfway through the season, but all of the clubs are 18 games into their 2011-12 campaign except for Everton and Tottenham (both are 17 games in) who have to make up their first round fixture due to … Continue reading

If You Were Yakubu, What Would You Have Done?

Posted on by Matt Duncan

Wigan against Blackburn on a cold November afternoon. Normally not a game that would catch my imagination and certainly not one that prior to this weekend I imagined myself writing about come the start of the week. But one incident … Continue reading

Wolves 3-1 Wigan Athletic: The Day Wanderers Stopped The Rot

Posted on by Chris Machin

Editor’s note: Since the memory of last weekend’s Premier League football is still fresh in our minds. here’s a match report of Wolverhampton’s win against Wigan — a match of big importance due to the implications on the relegation zone. … Continue reading

Time’s Running Out For Roberto Martinez at Wigan Athletic

Posted on by Michael Green

This weekend sees Wigan entertain Fulham with both in desperate need of a result of any description. So what has happened to Wigan this year? Nothing much really if we’re honest. Their form has been pretty abysmal for a sustained … Continue reading

Wigan Athletic’s Time in the Premier League Is Coming to an End

Posted on by Ally Poole

Wigan Athletic are in the bottom three, along with North West neighbours Bolton and Blackburn, after an abysmal run of six losses on the trot. They are much maligned for their poor attendances despite football being Wigan’s second sport behind … Continue reading

Get Stuck In: Five Things We Learned From Premier League Week Seven

Posted on by Jesse Chula

Editor’s Note: “Get Stuck In” is EPL Talk’s weekly column featuring review, analysis and opinion on all the happenings in the Premier League each week from different EPL Talk bloggers and podcasters. If you currently write for EPL Talk and would … Continue reading

Giving Respect to the History of All 20 Premier League Clubs

Posted on by Double Pivot

The focus for a long time was on the “big four” of Liverpool, Arsenal, Chelsea and Manchester United. Tottenham and Manchester City made enough inroads to turn that into the “Sky Six” temporarily. To be honest, most of the noise … Continue reading

7 Reasons To Watch Swansea City Against Wigan Athletic

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Even though it took 20 years of waiting to see my team Swansea City play its first game in the Premier League, it took only 90 minutes to bring home the realization that England’s top league is really three divisions in … Continue reading

What Impact Will Charles N’Zogbia Have At Aston Villa?

Posted on by Michael Schwartz

It has been an eventful summer for Aston Villa as several key players have left the squad including most notably, Ashley Young and Stewart Downing. With the loss of the two key wingers, new manager Alex McLeish must have thought … Continue reading

Wigan Athletic Away and Third Shirts for 2011-12 Premier League Season: Photo

Posted on by Alex Muller

Wigan Athletic is hardly the most fashionable club in the Premier League. But this upcoming season, more so than others, their selection of home, away and third shirts are aesthetically pleasing for once. Gone is the Dutch orange, and in … Continue reading

Wigan Athletic Home Shirt for 2011-12 Season: Photo

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Wigan Athletic today unveiled their home shirt for the 2011-12 Premier League season. I’m in two minds regarding the design. In one way, I think it cheapens the look of the team and it makes them look like Millwall or … Continue reading

Which Players Should Leave Your Premier League Club This Summer?

Posted on by Christopher Harris

It’s that time of the season for reflection, to look back on the 2010-11 Premier League season and to determine which players, if any, you would like to see leave your club in the summer. The saying goes that one … Continue reading