Ten men Wigan hang on for creditable draw

Ten men Wigan hang on for creditable draw

Wigan suffered their third red card of the season losing returning captain Craig Morgan but the rearguard action superbly marshaled by David Perkins ensured that Wigan emerged with their third consecutive draw. Latics  made three changes to the side that started against Millwall on Tuesday, Morgan and Grigg earned recalls after injury and Jaaskelainen was

Greek Tragedy – Part 6

Greek Tragedy – Part 6

So the morning after the night before, and picture this it’s the last night of my Greek Holiday, the big screen at the Bar was showing Celtic start their 1st leg match in their usual exit of the Champions League. The only way I could find out the latest Wigan score would be that evening’s

Greek Tragedy – Part 5

Greek Tragedy – Part 5

A few days later, an early morning and the Ship is coming in to Port.  I’ve just added Match Day 3 to the Forum & whilst sat outside the empty Bar using their Wifi, I’ve added a little background to the game.  Well the main one is after Wigan’s 0-0 draw with Doncaster on Sunday,

Greek Tragedy – Part 4

Greek Tragedy – Part 4

So Doncaster beat Leeds on penalties with Leeds taking the lead, but later being reduced to 10 men.  Did this then later dictate Doncaster winning 4-2 on Penalties, or does Wigan gain some encouragement on Doncaster having to play an extra 30 minutes of Extra Time? Who knows?  The challenge of predicting football results will

Greek Tragedy – Part 3

Greek Tragedy – Part 3

So I’m writing this down, by the side of the pool & its Thursday (13th), 1 week in to the Holiday & we’ve had a few clouds today, so I’ve reminisced about a Thursday in Wigan too.  It is just like Wigan though, but without the heat, the pace of life, the swimming pool, the

Greek Tragedy – Part 2

Greek Tragedy – Part 2

Now I love my numbers, if you’ve spent any time on the TNS Forum, I’ll be the one with the background stats or the bookies odds. It’s not like I like to gamble, I just love the challenge of the numbers!  Can you beat the bookies with your interpretation of how the stats & numbers

Greek Tragedy – Part 1

Greek Tragedy – Part 1

Not the best timed Holiday, but with the Gestapo school, it’ll be a necessity for the next few years. So sat on the balcony one Tuesday evening, the sun still beating down, the Beer on the table, crickets, well I think they’re Crickets, doing what they do best, I start to use the relentless amount

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