UK time is: 16:04:31
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Victory Over Arsenal, The Best of the Season


Wigan Athletic 3-2 Arsenal has been voted the best Latics win of the season by visitors to Vital Wigan and by someway. With a whopping 70% of the vote the win over Arsenal quite categorically took the plaudits.

For those of you who have forgotten that glorious day in April it was one of those games that you have a gut feeling about, something good was going to happen, though to be honest at 2-0 down with just 10 minutes left on the clock even I was beginning to wonder.

Then up stepped Ben Watson to finish off a Victor Moses run with a powerful strike from just inside the box and there was a sense of 'we could get something here'. Pushing forward in the 89th minute and with time running out the Latics were awarded a corner, the ball was pumped into the middle Fabianski in the Arsenal goal flapped, Titus Bramble didn`t 2-2.

Now we had game on, the 4th official showed 4 minutes stoppage time, Arsene Wenger threw on Robin van Persie but Hugo Rodallega got the ball, he was out on the right of the Latics attack, he slipped it inside to Charles N`Zogbia who started to weave his way along the edge of the Arsenal 18 yard line.

Three defenders in front of Charlie didn`t put him off; he edged his way to the centre of the park cutting in from the right and unleashed a thunderous, magnificent curling shot that cannoned into the goal off the far post leaving Fabianski grasping at fresh air. 3-2 time up.

A dramatic win that gave the Latics the final points needed to guarantee Premier League survival and they got those points in style with a fantastic never say die performance.

For the record the voting was:

Arsenal - 70%
Aston Villa - 11%
Chelsea - 8%
Liverpool - 5%

The new poll is available on the right side of this page and it is asking who will win the World Cup? I`d love to say England but I don`t think we have enough quality through out the squad, it is difficult to look beyond Spain but I am doing just that and I see Brazil being crowned champions on Sunday July 11th

To vote simply access the poll on the right side of this page, select your option then hit the submit button, its that easy.



Bookmark and Share






You can listen to the Latics Speyk podcasts 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

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







Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The Journalist

Writer: worbo Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday June 1 2010

Time: 10:14AM

Your Comments

Great win and fantastuc comeback but the Villa away on the opening day has it for me
worbo
The atmosphere at the arsenal game was amazing!! which made the win even better
wigan-latics
 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Articles

Archived Articles

List All Vital Latics Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

1. worbo 160
2. Oscarbon 141
3. Marksparko 111
4. Pauvre Jean 81
5. Jonny_SuffolkLatic 72
6. Noel Wards Leg 71
7. Lazysid 65
8. Thorpyness 63
9. legolad 63
10. Taff57 56

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Wigan 3 - 0 Reading
Wigan 0 - 1 Millwall
Wigan 1 - 0 Leeds Utd
Wigan 2 - 2 Leicester City
Bolton 1 - 1 Wigan
Q.P.R. 1 - 0 Wigan

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
2. Burnley 43 24 14 5 32 86
3. Derby County 43 23 9 11 29 78
4. Q.P.R. 43 21 10 12 14 73
5. Wigan 42 20 10 12 17 70
6. Brighton 43 17 14 12 12 65
7. Reading 43 17 13 13 10 64
8. Ipswich 43 17 13 13 6 64

Breaking League News

Blackpool team v Brighton
» Blackpool : 21/04/2014 14:39:00
Team News: Yeovil vs Huddersfield Town
» Huddersfield : 21/04/2014 14:10:00
Burnley v Latics - The Team Sheets
» Wigan : 21/04/2014 14:06:00
QPR v Watford Starting XIs
» Watford : 21/04/2014 14:05:00
Join Our Burnley v Latics Match Thread
» Wigan : 21/04/2014 13:55:00
Thorne Happy With Strike
» Derby County : 21/04/2014 12:00:00
Vaughan Agrees Personal Terms.
» Forest : 21/04/2014 11:29:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

What Will The Result Be On Easter Monday?
Suggested By:  Easter Bunny
Latics Win 57%
Burnley Win 5%
Draw 38%