Writer: Johnney Handsome
Date:Monday September 27 2010
Vital Latics member Johnney Handsome asks do Wigan Athletic supporters pay their TV licence fee? What a strange question I hear you say, well let Johnney take up the story:
I settled down in front of the TV on Saturday evening flicked the remote to display channel 101 (BBC1), my viewing intentions were Match of the Day and to catch the Latics gritty display at St. Andrews in the 0-0 draw with Birmingham, I was also looking forward to hearing the experts views and analysis on how our away form is now the best in the Premier League.
The producers of the programme decided to put the two nil-nils of the day, Fulham v Everton and Birmingham v Wigan on together, you know the format, 'over at Craven Cottage`, 'whilst at St. Andrews`, anyway not much action shown but at least I thought the Latics would now get a fair mention from the "experts".
Well what a surprise, not a word, well not a mention of Wigan, oh how they waxed lyrical about Fulham, Mark Hughes, Everton`s poor start and injury problems, David Moyes, Birmingham`s home record, Cameron Jeromes chance...
So what`s going on? Do they (the beeb) think if they ignore us long enough we`ll go away? Or is it that Wiganers simply don`t pay their licence fee, so this is the beebs way of getting back at us?
Either way maybe I better stick with Sky Sports Football First to get my second view in future, at least they know who we are.
Thanks for reading
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
Date:Monday September 27 2010
Stats: Derby County v Wigan Athletic (Saturday October 25 2014)
The Team Sheets - Derby v Latics (Saturday October 25 2014)
James Tavernier Latics Man Of The Match v Millwall (Saturday October 25 2014)
Derby v Latics - Big Game Preview (Saturday October 25 2014)
Grant Holt To Stay At Hudderfield For Rest Of Year (Saturday October 25 2014)
Early Team News - Derby v Latics (Saturday October 25 2014)
What The Bosses Say - Derby v Latics (Friday October 24 2014)
12th Man - Is It Time For A Change? (Friday October 24 2014)
Any Previous? - Derby v Latics (Thursday October 23 2014)
PWU Latics Podcast - All M*A*S*H*ed Up (Thursday October 23 2014)
|18. Leeds Utd||14||4||4||6||-4||16|
|Karanka happy with display
» Middlesbrough : 25/10/2014 23:11:00
» Rotherham : 25/10/2014 22:28:00
|Honours even between challengers
» Middlesbrough : 25/10/2014 22:06:00
|Eight Bar Blues..as Cherries hit record
» Bournemouth : 25/10/2014 21:54:00
|McClean Double Downs Derby
» Derby County : 25/10/2014 21:46:00