Date:Wednesday March 4 2009
Wigan Athletic Vs West Ham United at the JJB turned out to be a little controversial, there was the Carlton Cole sending off, for what no one knows, the Lucas Neill none sending off, how he didn`t go no one knows and then Lee Cattermoles sending off which no one could argue with.
There was an awful display of refereeing from Stuart Attwell, he is bad and there was an awful display from the Latics, so what did the bosses make of it, well lets find out.
Latics boss Steve Bruce:
'The game was ruined as a spectacle. Carlton Cole shouldn't have been sent off. Referee, use a bit of common sense. It had the makings of a decent game but how he sends someone off in the first half for something as petulant as that I don't know.
'Lucas Neill should have been off the pitch for his tackle, which was horrific. I have no complaints about Cattermole, he was stupid and silly but he was incensed - and he has a good right to be.
'I feel a bit sorry for him because in my opinion Mr Attwell is not ready to step up to the plate.'
West Ham boss Gianfranco Zola:
'We have to understand the referee is a human being and can make mistakes. He needs our support. You can have a bad day but we need to support them as they are here to help the game.
'Neither of Carlton Cole's challenges were bad tackles at all. Cattermole's was a bad tackle on Parker, as was Lucas Neill's on Cattermole. Lucas wanted to go for the ball, he caught the man but it was a bad tackle.
'We are very serious about Europe, as we proved today. The players love what they are doing, they're enjoying their football and as a manager I feel lucky.'
If you subscribe to itunes you can download the Latics Speyk podcasts to listen to whenever you want, its easy, just load up your itunes then click the itunes store button on the left side of the screen…then click on podcast, type Wigan Athletic into the search and low and behold there we are, Latics Speyk, why not subscribe, its free and you will get notified as soon as each new episode is broadcast.
You can listen to the current episode of the podcast now by clicking on the player here:
Date:Wednesday March 4 2009
Emyr Huws Rounds Off A Top Transfer Deadline Day (Monday September 1 2014)
James McArthur Leaves Latics For The Palace (Monday September 1 2014)
Latics Capture Denmark International William Kvist (Monday September 1 2014)
Latics Finally Get Their Man As Forshaw Signs (Monday September 1 2014)
Andy Delort Deal Done (Monday September 1 2014)
Deal Of The Day? With Your Help It Will Be (Monday September 1 2014)
No Cure in Sight for Premier League Hangover (Monday September 1 2014)
Are We Ready For Deadline Day? (Sunday August 31 2014)
What The Bosses Said - Latics 4 Birmingham City 0 (Sunday August 31 2014)
Top Class - Latics 4 Birmingham City 0 (Sunday August 31 2014)
|5.||Noel Wards Leg||19|
|10. Sheff Wed||5||2||2||1||1||8|
|What Do You Make of It?
» Fulham : 02/09/2014 07:45:00
|Louis Thompson Signs
» Norwich : 02/09/2014 07:23:00
|Hooiveld Joins on loan
» Norwich : 02/09/2014 07:19:00
|LUFC On This Day - September 2nd
» Leeds Utd : 02/09/2014 07:02:00
|Surman: I'm really pleased with move
» Bournemouth : 02/09/2014 07:00:00