Vital Football

Latest Wigan Atletic News

Lawro Predicts - Latics v Chelsea

Lawro Predicts - Latics v Chelsea


Former Liverpool defender and current Match of the Day pundit Mark 'Lawro` Lawrenson has done his weekly round of predictions for the BBC and he is predicting that the game between Wigan Athletic and Chelsea tomorrow (Saturday) at the DW Stadium will end in an away win for Chelsea, let`s see what his reasons are:

Wigan v Chelsea

Wigan were shambolic last weekend, losing 4-0 at home to Blackpool. The Premier League season started with me saying there are no easy games in the top flight but I may have to change that view after that display from Roberto Martinez's side. They were one of my tips to get relegated and they will get torn apart by teams if they don't improve.

Chelsea, who began the defence of their title with a 6-0 demolition of West Brom, will be too strong in every department for Wigan. The first half a dozen games do not strike me as the most taxing for Carlo Ancelotti's side, so it looks like they can ease themselves into the season. A comfortable win for the champions.

Prediction: 0-2


Well Lawro I hope you are wrong, not only about the result but also about the ease that you are suggesting Chelsea will have in obtaining the win. I am going for a good response to last weeks efforts from the Latics and though I don`t see us winning I`ll stick my neck out for a 2-2 draw.

To see all Lawro`s weekend predictions visit bbc.co.uk


Join The Vital Debate



Bookmark and Share












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





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

Writer:Barry Worthington
Date:Friday August 20 2010
Time: 9:15AM

Comments

0
I hope we get a good response from the players
worbo
20/08/2010 09:20:00
0
The players we have need to start playing as a team. But I hope we drop Krkland, and play Al-Habsi, or we'll see another 9-0
WN1
20/08/2010 09:58:00
0
We'll probably see Kirky in goal for this one, but if he makes a fool of himself again, then it is time for Al-habsi to get his chance.. I don't think it will be a good idea with a rather unexperienced keeper against Chelsea. We could end up with two keepers without belief in themselves if Al-habsi gets 5 or 6 past him..
nummeratten
20/08/2010 15:00:00
0
there is nothing better in football than seeing a cocky team getting beat.so come on wigan you have nothing to lose.it shouldnt be that difficult to handle two has beens like lampard and terry after their useless performances in south africa
johnney handsome
20/08/2010 23:21:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Wigan Athletic Articles

More Reliable Than A Championship Octopus? (24/4/17)

Time for the new special computer that crunches the numbers to determine the final Championship positions for 2016/17.

Video Action - Wigan Athletic 0 Cardiff City 0

Action from the goalless draw at the DW Stadium between the Latics and Cardiff City:

Dan's Big Game Report - Latics 0 Cardiff 0 - We'll Be Back

It is confirmed, my friends - Jesus is a Wiganer - still. Along with his fellow Amigos, the wonderfully named Jesus Seba has returned to represent Wigan Athletic in a post-season legends match

Audio - Graham Barrow On Cardiff Game

Graham Barrow speaks following the goalless draw against Cardiff City at the DW Stadium that all but rubber stamps the Latics relegation from the Championship

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 Derby Game Winners
Suggested By: Vincent Tan
Latics48%
Cardiff City24%
Draw28%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
P Brighton 44 28 8 8 92 35
P Newcastle 44 27 7 10 88 40
3 Reading 44 24 7 13 79 1
4 Sheff Wed 44 23 9 12 78 15
5 Huddersfield 43 24 6 13 78 2
6 Fulham 44 21 13 10 76 27
7 Leeds Utd 44 22 7 15 73 14
8 Norwich 44 19 9 16 66 12
9 Brentford 44 18 9 17 63 12
10 Derby County 44 17 12 15 63 2
11 Preston 44 16 13 15 61 2
12 Aston Villa 44 16 13 15 61 0
13 Cardiff 44 16 11 17 59 -2
14 Barnsley 44 15 12 17 57 0
15 Wolves 43 15 10 18 55 -2
16 Ipswich 44 13 16 15 55 -6
17 Bristol City 44 14 9 21 51 -6
18 Burton 44 13 12 19 51 -12
19 Q.P.R. 44 14 8 22 50 -12
20 Forest 44 13 9 22 48 -11
21 Birmingham 44 11 14 19 47 -22
22 Blackburn 44 10 15 19 45 -15
23 Wigan 44 10 11 23 41 -16
R Rotherham 44 5 6 33 21 -58
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Wigan Athletic Results (view all)

Wigan Athletic Fixtures (view all)

Apr 29 2017 3:00PM : Reading (a)
Sky Bet Championship
May 7 2017 12:00PM : Leeds United (H)
Sky Bet Championship

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Moonay315
2.Whittleblue246
3.Get a Grip!213
4.king_dezeeuw06199
5.truelatic4eva198
6.Oscarbon139
7.hindleymonwafc104
8.TRUE BELIEVER96
9.WN593
10.Martinez198681
The Vital Football Members League