Accentuate the positive

Down to ten men after just a quarter of a match against a Derby side flying high towards the top of the table. It was always going to be difficult; …

Will Grigg

Start as we mean to go on

Five points, three games and three games unbeaten. Many will think last week could have gone a lot better others will think that we’ve finally turned the corner after a …

Back on it!

There’s getting back on it, and there’s getting back on it. Wednesday night was definitely the latter. What an emphatic way to get your first win in six matches and …

Back to it

It’s been a welcome respite from the stress and strain of the league over the last couple of weeks. Normally I would be perplexed at the thought of an international …

Dave Whelan trophy

Be glad – 12th Man

‘Don’t be sad it’s over, be glad it happened’     That was the message posted by David Sharpe across social media following Wigan’s 2-1 defeat to Leeds on Sunday, and …

Return to home comforts

Three away games played, ten goals conceded and three defeats. Saturday was a disappointing day, the atmosphere in the away end was like nothing I’ve ever experienced in Paul Cook’s …

The tale of a season in four days

From the fantastic to the not so fantastic in the space of three days. If Wigan Athletic’s season could be summed up in one week this would be it. First …

Let us never speak of Preston again

‘Let us never speak of that again’ – That was my first reaction after leaving Deepdale a couple of weeks ago, well the first reaction that could be printed in …

Will Grigg

Fine Margins

Fine margins is an often overused phrase, it’s also one that often irks me. Probably due to its overuse by certain Wigan Athletic managers that should be left firmly in …

Wigan Athletic celebrate

Exceeding expectations

Six days, three games, six points. Not a bad return by any stretch. Especially when you consider that two of those wins came at home, extending an excellent record at …

Wigan Athletic celebrate

Getting better – all the time

The week didn’t begin as many would have hoped but it’s certainly got better as it’s gone on. We’ve a pretty poor record following international breaks, one of the few …