Writer: Barry Worthington
Date:Monday November 9 2009
Wigan Athletic manager Roberto Martinez couldn`t hold back his delight has he talked to the press about Emerson Boyce scoring his second goal in three games and giving him a bonus.
The Latics defender followed up his strike against Burnley with another sweetly taken effort in yesterdays game against Fulham to put his side 1-0 up at the DW Stadium.
Following a corner Boyce remained in the Fulham penalty area as the ball was only cleared as far as Hugo Rodallega, the Colombian striker pinged a cross to the far post where Paul Scharner won a header and knocked the ball back across goal, waiting 8 yards out, Boycie controlled with his left then swept home with his right, a sweet strike, nice one Boycie.
Roberto was obviously thrilled and speaking to the press he said: 'We had a couple of half-chances before the goal came, but we got a great delivery into the box, and Boycey showed great movement again.
'It was a clear reward for Boycey's play. He showed great concentration and great responsibility defensively, which is his job, but to chip in with another vital goal was a bonus."
Fans Forum Ticket Competition
Vital Latics have two tickets on offer for the up and coming Wigan Athletic fans forum to be held at the DW Stadium in the DW Fitness Lounge located in the South Stand on Tuesday 17th November 7pm kick-off.
The fans forum will give supporters the opportunity to meet and question manager Roberto Martinez; also there is a hotpot supper included, now that does make the mouth water.
Full details of the event are on the official site and can be viewed by clicking here
The event has always proved very popular in the past so if you want to be the lucky winner of two tickets, supplied by Wigan Athletic, then answer the following question and enter via link provided, closing date 10th November 5 pm.
Who is Roberto`s assistant manager:
a) Graeme Jones
b) Steve Bruce
c) Arsene Wenger
To enter click here
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Date:Monday November 9 2009
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