In an afternoon of high drama, frayed nerves and rising blood pressure, a powerful header by Wigan’s effervescent Columbian striker Hugo Rodallega, secured the first back to back wins in two years and more importantly another season of Premier League football and the forty five plus million pounds that comes with it.
Wigan and West Ham both arrived at a rainy windswept DW stadium today knowing anything less that a win would certainly doom the latter to relegation to the Championship next season and may doom the former depending on the Birmingham result. Roberto Martinez opted to bring a restored to fitness Diame back into an […]
Famous American sport’s coach Vince Lombardi once wryly observed, “if winning isn’t everything, then why do they keep score?” These words may come back to haunt the Wigan faithful as the decision to sit back and try and defend the first half lead in the second half played a major role in the loss of […]
Saturday 9th April 2011Chelsea 1-0 Wigan Athletic The Premier League The following statement may sound crazy and make me look a tad foolish but this game could have resulted in a 6-0 hammering or a 1-1 draw! And the solitary goal of the game should not have stood as flop striker Fernando Torres actually fouled […]
Gomes Saves Thwart Dominant Wigan The famous English Victorian poet Robert Browning wrote in his poem, Home thoughts from abroad, “Oh, to be in England now that April ’s there