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Tag Archives: Wigan Athletic

Preview of This Weekend’s Championship Matches, Gameweek 13

Posted on by Nick Ottman
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After getting 58% of the predictions correct last weekend, I feel I deserve another shot at attempting to predict the outcome of this weekend’s Championship fixtures! All times Eastern. TV/Internet times listed for US readers/viewers. Programming note: For viewers in … Continue reading

Birmingham City Are Tough To Love

Posted on by Paul Bestall

Being unbeaten at home for one of the smaller Premiership sides is something that should always be celebrated but at Birmingham City, things are never that simple. They have now equaled the clubs longest unbeaten home record of 18 games, … Continue reading

Why Roberto Martinez Must Change His Ways Despite Tottenham Win

Posted on by James Beckett

While Chelsea managed continue their 100% start to the season, and Sunderland shocked Manchester City, the performance of the weekend has to go Wigan Athletic who bounced back from a disastrous opening two games to record a surprise win at … Continue reading

Wigan Athletic Home Jersey for 2010-11 Season: Photo

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Wigan Athletic has launched their new home jersey for the 2010-11 season. And they’ve done it again. Whenever you feel that soccer shirt designs are getting better across the league, you can always rely on Wigan Athletic to bring you … Continue reading

Roberto Martinez Shines For ESPN In World Cup Coverage

Posted on by Christopher Harris

There has been a lot to be thankful to ESPN for during their 2010 World Cup coverage this summer, but the most significant contribution – by far – has been the rise of Roberto Martinez in the role of ESPN … Continue reading

End of Season Premier League Review – Part 3

Posted on by Marshall Norbal

Portsmouth Relegation was the least of Portsmouth’s problems from the season, with the on going off-the-pitch saga of the sheer volumes of money owed to the tax man.  This highlights that Football is not an exception to the global financial … Continue reading

Shame On You, Arsenal

Posted on by Dylan Thomas

Incredulous. This is the emotion Arsene Wenger must be feeling after seeing his team go from being two goals up to a Wigan side battling for survival at the bottom of the Premier League, to losing the game three goals … Continue reading

Wigan Athletic 3-2 Arsenal: Open Thread

Posted on by Christopher Harris

It’s an unbelievable weekend in the Premier League. Manchester United grab an injury winner against City to keep them in the race. Tottenham Hotspur deservedly beat Chelsea and opened the Premier League title race wide open. And then on Sunday, … Continue reading

Where Now For Steve Bruce And Sunderland?

Posted on by Paul Bestall

14 games without a Premiership win would be worrying for several sides, but when you’ve spent the best part of £50 million to improve the team, 4 months without a win is disastrous. When Bruce took the reigns at the … Continue reading

Jack Rodwell Puts Himself In Shop Window Again

Posted on by Christopher Harris

If you can’t beat them, buy them. That has often been Manchester United’s strategy when the club has lost pivotal league games against smaller English clubs and/or have been embarrassed by Premier League players who display incredible raw skill. United … Continue reading

He Walked Away Like An Egyptian – The Return Of Amr Zaki

Posted on by Jesse Chula

While The Pharaohs secure passage into the quarter-finals in Angola attempting to defend their African crown, one of their brightest sons is making a highly anticipated return to Old Blighty after a somewhat maligned exit. This time around, Amr Zaki … Continue reading

Nielsen Ratings for Stoke City v Wigan Athletic on ESPN2

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Let’s be honest. It was the game that almost no one wanted to watch but for those of you who did watch it because there was nothing else on or because you love football no matter who is playing, the … Continue reading

MLS Snobs Need To Give English Premier League Some Respect

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Have a friendly chat with a MLS Snob and one of the many criticisms you’ll hear from them about the Premier League is that “Sure, the top teams are exciting to watch, but the bottom has teams that actually hurt … Continue reading

Aston Villa Defeat Man United On A Spectacular Day in the Premier League

Posted on by Christopher Harris

There have been very few if any boring Premier League weekends so far this season, and this Saturday was another example of why this is one of the most entertaining leagues in the world. Here are my observations from the … Continue reading

Poll: Which EPL Team Do You Least Look Forward To Watching On TV?

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Okay, admit it. Even though you thoroughly enjoy watching the Premier League, especially your favorite team each week, there are often times when you’re not too bothered about missing a match on television featuring teams that either don’t excite you … Continue reading

Two Wins In A Calendar Year Isn’t Mischief Making

Posted on by Paul Bestall

Hull City Chairman Paul Duffen has ridden to the defence of his beleaguered, battered and bruised manager after another capitulation on Saturday saw Hull brushed aside 6-1 at Anfield. 7 games into the season and Hull City have just 4 … Continue reading

Ancelotti’s Honesty Is So Refreshing

Posted on by Paul Bestall

Well, I had to check a couple of times that I’d read the paper right on Sunday morning such was the surprise that I viewed Carlo Ancelotti’s comments about Chelsea’s shock defeat at the D.W Stadium. Perhaps it was  the … Continue reading

Can Wigan Afford To Lose Steve Bruce?

Posted on by Paul Bestall
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When I heard that Steve Bruce was being lined up as the replacement for Ricky Sbragia, a few alarm bells rang in my head. Bruce, being a Newcastle United fan surely couldn’t be Ellis Short and Niall Quinn’s choice as … Continue reading