Forza Azzurri

Forza Azzurri

Italy and the 2017 World Cup 2017 will mark the second time that the Azzurri have qualified for the Rugby League World Cup. Great strides were made in their first appearance in the World Cup in 2013, and hopes are high that they can at least reach the Quarter finals this time around. In 2013,

Kebab Kings

Kebab Kings

We’re back once again with the… errr… ex-local journo.

The pie at night crew have taken to the pubs again, microphone and Jimmy’s menu in hand. This time, we’re back in Wigan Central and Jimmy, Alan, Chris and Ian are joined by Greg Farrimond, ahead of his move “darn sarf” and spend a couple of hours talking about the usual sort of stuff.

Kebab Kings

Kebab Kings

We’re back once again with the… errr… ex-local journo. The pie at night crew have taken to the pubs again, microphone and Jimmy’s menu in hand. This time, we’re back in Wigan Central and Jimmy, Alan, Chris and Ian are joined by Greg Farrimond, ahead of his move “darn sarf” and spend a couple of

Passion or bitterness?

Passion or bitterness?

Passion or bitterness?

You will struggle to find a dictionary definition of either, at least not in a football sense yet for many years, we – as in Wigan Athletic fans – have been dubbed the “bitter blues” by people who either don’t support a football team, or in most cases, choose to instead support a football team from a random city who happen to win lots of trophies.

Pitch and Tossers

Pitch and Tossers

There’s been a storm brewing for some time over WN5 and it’s not the sort which regularly floods that roundabout by Asda.

It is a tale of somebody trying to do the right thing and solve a difficult problem, only for them to receive hate filled bile and contempt back in their direction from ungracious and ungrateful individuals who live in our town.

Zombies ate my peanuts

Zombies ate my peanuts

With all the, erm, banter, no scrub that, hatred going back and forth following Wigan Warriors rearranging their forthcoming fixture against Salford, we thought we’d do our bit for the “one town, two teams” campaign by dragging this article from the Mudhutter archives.  Thanks to Johnny Bogroll for finding it for us.

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