Wanted Man

David Sharpe and Paul Cook

“Got the man we wanted” so said David Sharpe as he unveiled Paul Cook on Wednesday afternoon, it’s open to debate whether Cook actually was the man we wanted. If rumours are to be believed there were some above Cook on that list, but if Cook wasn’t necessarily our first choice increasingly he looks like

So what went wrong? – Erm…

So what went wrong? – Erm…

 What went wrong?  Where to begin? Everything that could go wrong last season did go wrong, and despite claims to the opposite it’s clear the club haven’t learned the lessons of 2014/15. Although it’s fun for for those of us following at home the constant turn over of the squad is nothing but damaging. We

It’s like 2015 all over again

Stephen Warnock

So the season ended much the way it began, far from being outclassed in games Latics had been competitive throughout the season. But never doing enough to make that competitive streak pay dividends. Relegation to League One feels less of a shock than last time, mainly because it’s been coming for so long that not

Down in all but name

League One

Down in all but name And still they can’t see us off, like the proverbial that wouldn’t flush Wigan Athletic are still a Championship side. But in reality it means little as we will surely be heading back to League One. From seemingly the start of the season, Latics have had chances to capitalise on

12th Man: Nothing less will do

12th Man: Nothing less will do

This week’s article has a distinctly more positive feel to it than I originally had planned. The reason for that? Well after seemingly being dead and buried on Saturday evening, Latics in typical Latics fashion got a crucial win at Birmingham to throw themselves right back in to the survival mix. Let’s not kid ourselves,

The Martinez Mafia

The Martinez Mafia

Do they mean us? Surely not. As ever, the five tPANers gather round to discuss the removal of Caldwell and the job ahead that Warren Joyce is likely to face. Moving back to areas where there’s less turmoil, Dylan tells us about his trip to Iraq before we briefly discuss International matters, Poppygate before discussing

How to use Wildschut

How to use Wildschut

Just a couple  of weeks ago most Wigan Athletic supporters were hoping and praying that the “New Era” duo of Gary Caldwell and David Sharpe would find a way to make Yanic Wildschut a Latics player.  The Dutchman had made an impact comparable to that of Amr Zaki in the Steve Bruce era or even

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