Vital Football

Latest Wigan Atletic News

Young Latics Crash Out

Young Latics Crash Out


A young Wigan Athletic side lost in the first round of the Lancashire FA Senior Cup to a very experienced Morecambe side 2-1 at Christie Park last night

Following a goalless first half ex-Leigh RMI man Michael Twiss opened the scoring two minutes into the second half with a close range header from David Artell's assist. Twiss then bagged a second 16 minutes from time after a superb run and through ball from substitute Matty Poole played him behind the Latics defence.

Latics hit back on 81 minutes when the superb Matty Hampson hit a 25 yard shot that took a deflection past Morecambe keeper Edge leaving him with no chance of stopping it.

The Latics fought for an equaliser but it was Morecambe who came closest with Twiss having a penalty superbly saved by the impressive Neil Postlethwaite in the Latics goal.

Latics were on on top for most of the first half with Joe Holt shooting wide from the edge of the area after Tomasz Cywka's neat reverse pass with the latter forcing Lewis Edge into a excellent tip over.

It wasn`t to be and good luck to Morecambe for the rest of the competition.

For the record the teams were:

Morecambe:

Edge
McCann, Bell, Artell, Parrish, Curtis
Hunter (Poole 63), Carr, Twiss
O'Carroll, Taylor.

Subs not used: Lloyd, Yates, Stone, Bee.

Latics:

Postlethwaite
Montrose, Mustoe, Routledge, Pearson
Redmond, Ashworth, Kupisz (rep Breeze 75), Hampson
Cywka, Holt.

Subs not used: Field, Gracey, Buxton, Kirkbride.

Attendance - 132

Vital Latics - Unlucky lads

It's easy to join us at Vital Latics to register , simply click the link and enjoy getting involved






Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Barry Worthington
Date:Tuesday December 23 2008
Time: 9:25AM

Comments

0
Picture at top is Michael Twiss who used to play at Leigh
worbo
23/12/2008 09:28:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Wigan Athletic Articles

Video Highlights - Burton Albion 0 Wigan Athletic 2

All the action, well not all, but some of the action and the goals from yesterday's away win at Burton, starring Callum Connelly.

Dan's Big Game Report - Burton 0 Latics 2

Alright, so despite the hammyteur Twitter meteorologists' predictions, it never did snow in Burton upon Trent today.

But on Friday morning, the Met Office (presumably a wild new joint venture of the Metro newspaper and the Post Office) issued 'yellow warnings' of ice in Staffordshire. From this we can only assume that the county`s dog walkers embarked upon an unprecedented mass figure skating session producing gold medals you certainly don't want in your hands.

Oh, disregard

Audio - Callum Connelly Speaking After His Debut Double

Debut boy Callum Connelly comes in on loan from Everton and bangs 2 goals in a 0-2 away win at Burton, check out his interview with Paul Rowley at BBC Radio Manchester:

Audio - Warren Joyce On Away Win At Burton

Latics manager Warren Joyce reflects on the Latics' two goals to nil away win at Burton.

Archived Vital Latics Articles

Vital Latics articles from

Site Journalists

Barry Worthington
Editor email
Profile
Dan Farrimond (JWAW)
no email
Profile
Adam Convery
no email
Profile
Frank Ford
no email
Profile
Noel Wards Leg
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Man Of The Match v Burton
Suggested By: Gordon Honeycomb
Jakob Haugaard3%
Callum Connelly35%
Jake Buxton1%
Dan Burn11%
Stephen Warnock3%
Shaun MacDonald0%
Max Power8%
Sam Morsy34%
Michael Jacobs2%
Yanic Wildschut2%
Will Grigg1%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Newcastle 26 18 1 7 55 29
2 Brighton 25 16 6 3 54 23
3 Leeds Utd 26 15 3 8 48 11
4 Reading 25 14 4 7 46 3
5 Huddersfield 26 14 4 8 46 0
6 Sheff Wed 26 13 6 7 45 6
7 Derby County 26 11 7 8 40 5
8 Fulham 25 10 9 6 39 13
9 Preston 26 11 6 9 39 3
10 Barnsley 26 11 5 10 38 4
11 Norwich 26 11 4 11 37 3
12 Birmingham 26 9 9 8 36 -5
13 Aston Villa 26 8 11 7 35 1
14 Ipswich 26 9 7 10 34 -3
15 Brentford 26 9 6 11 33 0
16 Wolves 26 8 8 10 32 -1
17 Q.P.R. 26 9 5 12 32 -11
18 Cardiff 25 8 6 11 30 -10
19 Bristol City 26 8 3 15 27 -3
20 Forest 26 7 6 13 27 -8
21 Burton 26 6 7 13 25 -10
22 Blackburn 26 6 6 14 24 -12
23 Wigan 26 5 7 14 22 -9
24 Rotherham 26 4 4 18 16 -29
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Wigan Athletic Results (view all)

Wigan Athletic Fixtures (view all)

Jan 21 2017 3:00PM : Brentford (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Jan 28 2017 3:00PM : Manchester United (a)
FA Cup
Feb 3 2017 7:45PM : Sheffield Wednesday (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 7 2017 7:45PM : Norwich City (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 11 2017 3:00PM : Fulham (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 14 2017 7:45PM : Wolverhampton Wanderers (a)
Sky Bet Championship

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Get a Grip!154
2.dwdan116
3.Moonay115
4.BrickLatic95
5.hindleymonwafc93
6.king_dezeeuw0688
7.truelatic4eva86
8.Barry W75
9.nottinghamlatic74
10.Ihaventaclue66
The Vital Football Members League