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What The Bosses Said - Latics Vs United


Wigan Athletic Vs Manchester United saw United produce an explosive second half performance that left most Latics fans shellshocked at how we capitulated.

Following the game both managers Roberto Martinez and Sir Alex Ferguson spoke to the press, lets see what they had to say:

Latics boss Roberto Martinez:

'It's was a really open game to start with, we were expecting them to start bright after their mid-week defeat'

'We set-up to have a go ourselves and played some really good football up until they scored.

'I think psychologically we were hurt once we went behind and they capitalised upon that.

'But there's no running away from it; we're a new group of players, a new team and we have to learn from these experiences. We did well, tried to play our football and look for a goal, but we just weren't allowed to do that, either through bad luck or good goalkeeping.

'There were many good things that we did in the first-hour that we can take from the game.

'We had a pop in the first-half and went face-to-face with United, which is what I wanted. You need to score when you get into the sort of situations we found ourselves in, but we'll take the positives and get ready for the next game.

'For me whether you lose 1-0 or 5-0 doesn't make a difference, it's all about how you approach the game and respond afterwards. Today's game will help us in the long-run to reach the kinds of standards we want.'

'Slowly we're getting new blood, new players into the side and in the case of Mohamed Diame I thought he adapted to the game straight away. He's a powerful boy, very strong and the fitness levels dictated his performance today. Because of that he couldn't play the full 90-minutes but we all saw the difference he made and he'll have an exciting future at Wigan Athletic.'


To watch the Martinez interview click here


United boss Sir Alex Ferguson

'It's a great achievement to for Rooney score 100 goals as he is only a young lad. It will do him the world of good'

'And Owen is one the best finishers this country has ever had.'

'Some players have been at the club for many years and not reached that total yet,' he said.

'Strikers have to score - that is their mantra. If they are not scoring they think the world is at an end.

'When they are scoring they think they will never finish scoring. But that is what they are.'


'That is what he needed, he needed a goal, it is what he is made of.

'I was so pleased for him and Dimitar Berbatov. If the strikers keep doing that it gives us a big chance.'


To watch United`s assistant Terry Phelans take on the game, because Ferguson wont talk to the BBC (idiot), click here



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Writer: worbo Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Sunday August 23 2009

Time: 11:19AM

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Tough lesson yesterday lets hope we have learnt from it
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