It’s difficult to describe how disappointing the last few days have been, following the home draws against Stoke and Middlesbrough Paul Cook’s side had the ideal opportunity in games against Derby, Reading and Blackburn to put some clear distance between them and the bottom three and actually go a long way to sealing Championship survival […]
I spoke last week about it being a crucial week for Paul Cook’s Wigan Athletic – two games against play-off chasing sides and our only game in hand on the chasing pack below us. Sadly it was a week that didn’t deliver much. One point from two games where we really could have done with […]
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 break interrupting our season but if a break could come at the right time I think this was it. Come Saturday afternoon I’ll be desperate […]
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 I expect that just like the last lot, they will be hoping for a home win. There’s no shame in losing a long unbeaten home […]
I first visited Reading on a Tuesday night when they played at Elm Park. A £20 train fare, the only complication being that the return trip involved getting the overnight sleeper to Carlisle. Then first train of the day to Wigan, arriving at 07:43 after which I quickly went home, got changed and went to […]
The latest Pie at Night podcast is online and features tales of sporting excellence, goalkeeping woes and scurrilous rumours aplenty. The regulars are joined once more by Luke aka @WeahsCousin who is taking a break from making stuff up on the internet to talk about Latics’ current plight. We deal the important matters of the […]
The times they are a changing as the Pie At Night podcast team decamp to the Moon to discuss the disposal of Gary Caldwell and the arrival of Warren Joyce.
Do they mean us? Surely not. As ever, the five tPANers gather round to discuss the removal of Caldwell and the job ahead that Warren Joyce is likely to face. Moving back to areas where there’s less turmoil, Dylan tells us about his trip to Iraq before we briefly discuss International matters, Poppygate before discussing […]