Posts Tagged "Wigan Athletic"

Match Of The Week: Wigan Athletic 0-4 Blackpool

Match Of The Week: Wigan Athletic 0-4 Blackpool

By on Aug 16, 2010 in English League Football, Latest | 3 comments

After all the pre-season optimism, a lot of scales fall from the eyes of football supporters by five o’clock on the opening day of the season. On Saturday afternoon, however, it was Wigan Athletic supporters rather than those of Blackpool that had pause for thought at just how arduous the coming nine months could be after a defensive performance of such...

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The Premier League Ponders A Salary Cap

The Premier League Ponders A Salary Cap

By on Mar 28, 2010 in English League Football, Latest | 9 comments

The Premier League’s Annual General Meeting this summer will provide stringent salary cap regulations for English football’s top tier, to judge by the plethora of club chairmen who have offered unsolicited opinions in favour of such regulations in recent months. It is refreshing to see such a consensus around an issue of such magnitude, especially coming from a...

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Match Of The Week: Spurs 9-1 Wigan Athletic

By on Nov 22, 2009 in English League Football, Latest | 9 comments

One of the more curious aspects of the game of football is the narrow range of scores that turn up in professional matches. Teams will often score five goal in a match a couple of times over the course of a season, and they will usually concede the same number in one match. How come, then, that we only get to see a 5-5 draw once in a blue moon? It’s the same...

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