Melting Mowbray meets the Down and Outs

What to make of Wednesday night? Well I thought our goals were very scruffy, and we treated the Blackburn players very shabbily, persistently manhandling them and fouling, whilst they were …

Are We In A Right Royle Battle?

It is a new era on Saturday but I fully expect events to unfold gradually rather than a big bang approach. There’s some different blokes in the board room but …

CROWDED OUT

Yep I’m talking crowds again! Mine host of this column, Mr Kendrick recently poll on Twitter regarding how people watched or listened to the Swansea game. Twenty four hours later …

Boxing off Bristol

Let me state the obvious first. This season is proving to be one of the most exciting for a while, even though we aren’t winning every week. I don’t think …

JUMP OFF THE HAMSTER WHEEL

I’m sure there are other things that people do to fill the void but just imagine for a second what life would be like without football? It is an all-consuming …

Growing Pains

Growing Pains

For many years, I played in the Soccerdome leagues. We bulldozed through the divisions with attacking verve, and a solid rearguard where every player knew their role. We had a …

A Right Royle Drone

Last call for the Championship flight. Sup your 5am airport pint and climb aboard for another season of in flight entertainment, no doubt interrupted by a spot of turbulence as …

We had such an exciting trip…

It’s hard to succinctly put the choice words together to summarise my emotions following the events of last weekend. Ultimately, when attempting to select from all the erudite phrases bouncing …

Good eggs and spoons

So, as the school teacher and beleaguered parents explain to their youngsters on sports day: there are no winners! No, you are all winners!! Although really there are only two …

Jittery bug

I’m a bit dubious about what to write here, mainly because I’m of a nervous disposition. In life generally but especially when it comes to all matters Wigan Athletic. As …

In our hands or in the mix?

How do we spin this one then? Football club goes on tremendous cup run, gets global exposure and is now just one game off an unlikely Wembley trip. Yet back …