If it was up to most football purists, Wednesday’s fixture would never happen. They would see us as too small a club to face the mighty Manchester United. But isn’t that the beauty of this game? The fact that we face them for the SEVENTH consecutive season, in an ‘equal keel’ league fixture. We got […]
We did expect it with his comments after the Chelsea match, were Bob said the linesman (sorry I can’t use referee assistant) Dave Bryan’s performance was “disgusting” & “horrific”.
The arrival of Stoke City in town this weekend gives TNS the chance to look back at a player who started his career at Stoke City and played a bit part in the story of Wigan Athletic. Chris Hemming was a central defender born in Stoke on 13th April 1966. He was a product of […]
The visit of West Bromwich Albion on Saturday gives TNS the opportunity to look back at the career of one of the best strikers this club has ever had. Nathan was born in Bradford on 2nd July 1981 and began his career in the youth team at Tooting and Mitcham for whom he played one […]
This week I think I’ll put in the same amount of effort as the team did against Swansea City last weekend!
The visit of Swansea City this weekend gives TNS the opportunity to look back on the career of David Cotterill who left Swansea City month. David Rhys George Best Cotterill was born in Cardiff on 4th December 1987. His first club was Bristol City, who were managed by Brian Tinnion at the time, for whom […]
Wigan Athletic and Aston Villa will be locking horns on Saturday and TNS this week looks back at the career of a player who served both clubs admirably. Walter Hazelden was born in Ashton-in-Makerfield on 13th February 1941. He is a former England Youth international and he played in the inside left berth. His first […]
With this weekend’s clash with Bolton Wanderers now looming large, TNS would this week like to use this feature to pay tribute to a man who sadly passed away in September last year. He represented both clubs during his career and is perhaps more fondly remembered by fans of the Trotters for his FA Cup […]
The visit of Everton gives TNS the opportunity to delve back into the formative years of Wigan Athletic whilst also paying tribute to a man who is well deserving of his Evertonian folklore status. Introducing Stan Bentham… … Stan who was born in Leigh on 17th March 1916, was first spotted by the Bolton Wanderers […]