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Steve Bennett The Man in The Middle

The Blackburn Rovers Vs Wigan Athletic game at Ewood Park on Sunday will be refereed by Steve Bennett, who so far this season has refereed in 22 Premier League games and issued 79 yellow cards but surprisingly no reds.

Bennett took charge of Latics first game of the season at West Ham and been the man in the middle on a further three occasions with us winning one, Manchester City at home and losing the other two Arsenal and Manchester United away.

The Orpington official has only been in charge of two Rovers games they were both played at Ewood Park and both ended in 2-0 defeats against Aston Villa and Manchester United.

Bennett has been a Premier League referee since 1999 and FIFA listed since 2001 and he was due to take charge of the Everton Vs Manchester United FA cup semi-final last weekend but had to withdraw due to illness.

Steve Bennett confesses to being a Crystal Palace fan, well someone has too.

Latics Speyk Podcast 9 - The Blackburn Preview

Vital Wigan are please to announce the latest podcast, podcast 9 the Blackburn preview is available for download, listening to or storing on your ipod.

The latest episode looks forward to the Blackburn game this weekend and features an interview with Rovers fans Martin Parker and Naomi Creary as once again the Latics Speyk studio hit the road and went to Blackburn to sample life in East Lancashire.

Also on this episode we met up with Blackburn singing sensation Megan Ellison and spoke to her about Blackburn, music and sampled one of Megans tracks on the podcast.

Music this episode comes from Blur, Credence Clearwater Revival, Megan Ellison, John Mayall, Texas and Nelly

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:

Latics Speyk Car Stickers Have Arrived

Vital Wigan are pleased to announce that the Latics Speyk car stickers have arrived anyone who wants one follow the instructions in this link

Latics and Proud

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Writer: Barry Worthington Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Saturday April 25 2009

Time: 10:09AM

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Lets hope there are no red cards on Sunday, dont want any excuses when we have beaten 'em ;)
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25/04/2009 10:12:00

Lets hope there are no red cards on Sunday, dont want any excuses when we have beaten 'em ;)
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