A game too far

A game too far

So it’s no Wembley return for Wigan Athletic this season. As it transpired it was simply a case of one game too far in our FA Cup run. Latics could and should have been out of sight by half time, Paul Cook’s men had been by far the better side and were the ones who

Show them what we’re about

Show them what we’re about

Due to a family emergency I found myself in Wimbledon on Wednesday night. I sat in a pub surrounded by Chelsea fans shouting at the screen as Barcelona dismantled their side piece by piece at the Nou Camp. I wouldn’t have known though, as absorbed as I was in trying to follow the fortunes of Wigan

Expect the Unexpected

Expect the Unexpected

The time is upon us again: little ole’ Wigan Athletic are playing in the quarter final of the FA Cup. It was thirty one years ago when we faced Leeds United in the same round, with us being then as we are now, a League One team and Leeds, being then as they are now,

Standing up to Scrutiny

Standing up to Scrutiny

A test of a good side is how they stand up to scrutiny. How they respond to set backs, do they crumble at the first sign of pressure or do they stand up to be counted? Luckily thanks to some sterling efforts this season we haven’t had too many times where we’ve had to see

Living the FA Cup dream

Living the FA Cup dream

No fans, no history, tin-pot, rugby town, empty seats the insults are well versed and we’ve heard them all a million times before. Curiously more than often these very same insults come from supporters of clubs that you would expect to have some sort of alignment to little Wigan. Clubs of a similar size, clubs

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