Writer: Barry Worthington
Date:Sunday March 16 2008
The game between Wigan Athletic and Bolton at the JJB has got a lot of people talking, the sending off, the referee, Latics missed chances, Boltons missed chances, the result, but the two opinions that cut the most are the managers, Steve Bruce and Gary Megson, lets see what they have to say:
Latics boss Steve Bruce
'It was a huge win for us and credit to the players for the way they battled with 10 men for nearly 90 minutes.
'There were some fantastic performances out there and in particular Emile Heskey's goal could prove to be vital for us.
'I've looked at the challenge and I don't think it is a red card. He's tried to win the ball, it's one footed and I think that because of the climate we are in, it is leaving the referees in a difficult position.
'I think if it hadn't been for the Eduardo tackle a couple of weeks ago then that would have been a yellow card.'
Bolton boss Gary Megson
'There were a lot of harsh words said at half-time because that performance was not acceptable.
'We've rested players midweek for this game and clearly it hasn't worked because we didn't turn up or start well.
'We looked lethargic and leggy and weren't good enough and we are right in the cart.
'I've seen a replay of the Michael Brown incident and it did look like a handball but I think when you are down the bottom you tend to focus on these decisions a bit more.'
Personally I dont care about anything that went on today, we won thats all that matters
Join Vital Wigan and be apart of the fastest growing Latics fans web site on the net.
News, views and debates its all here.
We are a Latics fans site run by the fans for the fans, what are you waiting for sign up and join in
It`s free, quick and carries no obligation whatsoever.
Have your say on the Latics Speyk forum
Participate in the polls and the Vital Fantasy League
It's easy to register , simply click the link and enjoy getting involved
Click here for the Latics Speyk forum
Date:Sunday March 16 2008
Stats: Southend United v Wigan Athletic (Saturday November 28 2015)
The Team Sheets - Southend United v Latics (Saturday November 28 2015)
On Your Way To Southend, Or Just Can't Wait Until 3pm? (Saturday November 28 2015)
Chris McCann Voted Vital Latics Man Of The Match v Burton (Friday November 27 2015)
Early Team News - Southend United v Latics (Friday November 27 2015)
Southend United v Latics - Big Game Preview (Friday November 27 2015)
What The Bosses Say - Southend v Latics (Friday November 27 2015)
Sam Cosgrove Joins Chorley On Month Loan Deal (Friday November 27 2015)
12th Man - It's How We Respond That Counts (Friday November 27 2015)
Latics Youngster Moves To Wrexham On Loan (Thursday November 26 2015)
|DRFC Ferguson disappointed with a point
» Doncaster : 29/11/2015 08:00:01
|Rovers hold league leaders
» Doncaster : 29/11/2015 08:00:00
|Not Good Enough
» Sheff Utd : 29/11/2015 07:54:00
» Doncaster : 29/11/2015 07:19:01
|Smith Set To Take Over Brentford?
» Walsall : 28/11/2015 23:26:01