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Match Of The Week: Wigan Athletic 0-4 Blackpool

Match Of The Week: Wigan Athletic 0-4 Blackpool

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...
The Premier League Ponders A Salary Cap

The Premier League Ponders A Salary Cap

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...

Match Of The Week: Spurs 9-1 Wigan Athletic

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...

Marlon King Punches His Way To 18 Months In Prison

Marlon King is twenty-eight years old. His contract with Wigan Athletic was worth £35,000 per week. He has scored twelve Premier League goals in his entire career. Never has in the field of human endeavour has such mediocrity been so handsomely rewarded. For this...