Wiggin Girls

Wiggin Girls

Wiggin Girls ……… by T’ Pie Shop Boys. Sometimes when you’re in your shed, There’s a pie in your ‘and, it’s as heavy as lead Go on a diet, but tha’s just not able Too fat for chairs, can’t fit under tables, In a chippy, in a West Lancs Town Pudding Fish & Chips, there’s

Taking the knee

Taking the knee

We’re back, with another episode of The Pie at Night Podcast. In which Jimmy, Alan and Chris take the knee and make a welcome return to The Northern Beer Temple to talk DIPAs, Gose and football. We ask whether the wheels have fallen off Latics’ season, whether Eric Nixon, Scott Green and Gary Roberts deserve

I’m so excited

I’m so excited

Oh my word, how was that for you? There’s no such word as average in the Wigan Athletic dictionary. We go from famine to feast every year. From the garbage of last season, we have apparently turned into a team who would give the Brazil World Cup side of 1970 a run for its’ money.

Turn it on again

Turn it on again

Welcome to the technically challenging 29th episode of the Pie at Night. With one user finding himself with a bust sound card and another completely inaudible, we started late and lost a lot of great #content, probably the best #content ever but never mind the show must go on, even if that show is truncated

North South Divide

North South Divide

I first visited Reading on a Tuesday night when they played at Elm Park. A £20 train fare, the only complication being that the return trip involved getting the overnight sleeper to Carlisle. Then first train of the day to Wigan, arriving at 07:43 after which I quickly went home, got changed and went to

Disorganised defence

Disorganised defence

Ever have one of those days when you just turn up and everything falls majestically into place? No, neither do we! With one of us running late, two others badly prepared (what, we’re meant to prepare for this thing?) and Jimmy only doing 2 pages of notes instead of his usual 5, we can only

Firing Bullets – Pish Posh

Firing Bullets – Pish Posh

About as regular as a Northern Rail service from Layton station, I thought it was about time I got off my proverbial and started spouting off at you all on the internet again.  I know you’ve all missed me, maybe.  Ok, maybe not, but with such an exciting ninety minutes on Saturday, there’s plenty to talk about, or at least enough to give it you in six bullets…

Pitch and Tossers

Pitch and Tossers

There’s been a storm brewing for some time over WN5 and it’s not the sort which regularly floods that roundabout by Asda.

It is a tale of somebody trying to do the right thing and solve a difficult problem, only for them to receive hate filled bile and contempt back in their direction from ungracious and ungrateful individuals who live in our town.

Yanic’s hardshot seals dramatic late win for Wigan

Yanic’s hardshot seals dramatic late win for Wigan

An unstoppable late shot from Yanic Wildschut gave Wigan a morale boosting injury time win against promotion rivals Walsall sending the Latics into the automatic promotion places.

Wigan made two changes for the match, returning to the system that performed so well in their last away match against Sheffield United with Sam Morsy returning to the starting line-up as a sweeper in front of a flat back four and a first start for Colclough on the right wing with Wabara and Wildschut dropping to the bench making his first start for the club in place of Wildschut.

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