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What The Boss Said - Latics 0-6 Chelsea

What The Boss Said - Latics 0-6 Chelsea


Following another battering, this time from Chelsea, Wigan Athletic boss Roberto Martinez spoke to the press about his job and the Chelsea game, lets see what he had to say for himself:

'The chairman is a passionate man, he loves football and he wants the best for Wigan Athletic.

'He knows the situation we're in and he couldn't be any more supportive.

'I need to worry about how to get the team to perform for 90 minutes, because it's a young side that is capable of the best and we have to build on that - that is my focus and concentration.

'I've huge belief in this group of players. I know we're going to get the results from the potential we showed in the first half.

'We're working towards the aim of staying in the Premier League and that's the focus.'


'I'm feeling low for the players because they didn't deserve that'

'Today was a big day for us because we needed a response after what happened on Saturday, and we had that in the first half.

'I was as proud as I can be of the efforts of the players and the way we played.

'But in the second half we need to learn not to be that naive and when the third goal went in, in a way we accepted the game was finished."

See the Martinez interview here at bbc.co.uk







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Writer:Barry Worthington
Date:Sunday August 22 2010
Time: 12:14PM

Comments

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Sick of getting tattered
worbo
22/08/2010 12:20:00
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I am as well
robin
22/08/2010 13:51:00
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It looks like a long hard season for you wigan fans... spurs were at the bottom of the PL 2 years ago, we understand how you are feeling, but in PL football there is no mercy for the weaker teams.. You can expect a very tough game at WHL.
BlockD
22/08/2010 17:07:00
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Wigan might pull off a shock. Not beyond the bounds of reason but I doubt it.
robin
22/08/2010 18:41:00
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Fitness levels seem to be an issue, faded badly in the second half, although, getting battered saps your energy I suppose!
aidymac
22/08/2010 18:57:00
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I see Kirkland's family have voted in the MOTM vote. Either that or nine people have forgotten to take their medication.
Standish mon
22/08/2010 20:49:00
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Heskey, buy Heskey!!!
Kick my ball
22/08/2010 22:04:00
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wigan have went from trying to get into europe to trying just to stay in premiership after 2 games according to martinez comments.when is he going to waken up to kirkland,having a poor defence is bad enough but having a hopeless keeper behind them is even worse.figeroa hasnt played a decent game since his head was in the clouds in january when bruce wanted him.
johnney handsome
22/08/2010 22:06:00
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Kirkland is a Joke, and the defence in front of him isn't far behind him.
WN1
22/08/2010 23:43:00
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