Vital Football

Latest Wigan Atletic News

What The Bosses Said - Pompey Vs Latics

What The Bosses Said - Pompey Vs Latics


Following yesterdays Halloween horror show at Portsmouth lets take a quick look how the bosses Roberto Martinez of Wigan Athletic and Pompey`s Paul Hart saw the game:

Latics boss Roberto Martinez

'We had too many distractions probably this week, with one of the players getting sentenced, and all the paper talk.

'But that is not an excuse. We had enough time to prepare for the game. We knew it was going to be a very tough game.

'It (the Ferguson incident) is a situation that I never wanted to be involved with. I am not that sort of person.

'Sometimes you can avoid those situations. But that is not an excuse or a reason for the way that we performed.'

'To put it simply, we did not have any intensity, any clarity in our play on the ball.

'We knew that Portsmouth were going to start with tempo and throw everything at us. And we had to take the sting out of the game. We had to impose ourselves.

'We didn't do that. We were very poor in everything we did on the ball. When you do that it is quite difficult, especially away from home. Today on the ball we let ourselves down.

'We were never first in the second balls. And when we had possession we couldn't find the right pattern and our intensity in our play really let us down.

'Portsmouth scored at the right times and deserved to win.'


To watch the Martinez interview click here


Pompey boss Paul Hart

'We got a result for our efforts which has been lacking in recent weeks. We've been working hard for months without having a lot to show for it.

'We set off like trains and we kept that up for the full 90 minutes.

'I've been stood here every Saturday trying to explain why we haven't got the results. That was certainly a reward for our efforts.'



To watch the Hart interview click here

3 for £30



Get down to the ticket office and get your tickets bought, lets get behind the lads

Call the ticket office on 0871 66 33 552 or see Latics.tv for full details


Bookmark and Share






You can listen to the Latics Speyk podcasts now by clicking on the player here:











[br]Powered by Podbean.com









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

Fancy writing an article about the Latics? Why not get in touch, we are always looking for new contributors, after all we are all Latics fans here and want to get the Latics message to the world, so if you have a favourite match or Latics memory get it jotted down, or whatever you want to say put it into an email and send it to us here at Vital Wigan

To get your article published just click here and we will put it onto the site


Vital Latics - Bringing you the Latics Speyk car stickers and the podcasts

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:Sunday November 1 2009
Time: 11:04AM

Best of Vital Network

Vital Boxing - Conor Benn Wins on Points

Comments

0
Lets get it sorted for next week Bobby
worbo
01/11/2009 11:14:00
0
to be brutally honest, we've played like that most weeks, and simply not put the ball in the back of the net.
pompeycarpet
01/11/2009 12:06:00
0
I wonder what the tactics were for this game !!!
Zakidaman
01/11/2009 13:14:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Wigan Athletic Articles

Meet The Ref - Latics v Wolves - Tony Harrington

Hartlepool ref, Tony Harrington who is in his 4th season on the National List and part of the new Select Group 2 professional officials will be in charge of the game

Any Previous? - Latics v Wolves

Latics and Wolves have met 16 times down the years, all but two of the last eight of these coming in the Premier League.

Dan's Big Game Report - Preston 1 Latics 0

''Oh, it was great fun heading down to Preston in the caravan each year - I loved the amusement arcades filled with barely functional Out Run cabinets missing their acceleration buttons. But

Video Highlights - Preston North End 1 Wigan Athletic 0

Video highlights from Latics defeat away at Preston:

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)

Big Game Winners On Friday?
Suggested By: Tommy Doc
Latics58%
Preston North End35%
Draw7%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Norwich 9 6 2 1 20 6
2 Huddersfield 9 6 1 2 19 4
3 Brighton 9 5 2 2 17 6
4 Reading 9 5 2 2 17 0
5 Newcastle 9 5 1 3 16 10
6 Birmingham 9 4 4 1 16 4
7 Barnsley 9 5 0 4 15 6
8 Wolves 9 4 3 2 15 3
9 Brentford 9 4 2 3 14 6
10 Bristol City 9 4 2 3 14 5
11 Sheff Wed 9 4 2 3 14 -1
12 Leeds Utd 9 4 1 4 13 -1
13 Fulham 9 3 4 2 13 -2
14 Ipswich 9 3 3 3 12 0
15 Forest 9 3 2 4 11 -2
16 Q.P.R. 9 3 2 4 11 -4
17 Aston Villa 9 1 6 2 9 0
18 Burton 9 2 3 4 9 -2
19 Preston 9 3 0 6 9 -4
20 Blackburn 9 2 2 5 8 -6
21 Cardiff 9 2 2 5 8 -7
22 Derby County 9 1 3 5 6 -6
23 Rotherham 9 1 3 5 6 -12
24 Wigan 9 1 2 6 5 -3
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Wigan Athletic Results (view all)

Wigan Athletic Fixtures (view all)

Sep 27 2016 7:45PM : Wolverhampton Wanderers (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Oct 1 2016 3:00PM : Brentford (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Oct 15 2016 3:00PM : Burton Albion (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Oct 18 2016 7:45PM : Leeds United (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Oct 22 2016 3:00PM : Brighton & Hove Albion (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Oct 29 2016 3:00PM : Cardiff City (a)
Sky Bet Championship

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Get a Grip!225
2.Moonay155
3.Barry W120
4.Whittleblue79
5.scotdave74
6.hindleymonwafc54
7.Ihaventaclue52
8.TRUE BELIEVER52
9.nottinghamlatic50
10.king_dezeeuw0641