Vital Football

Latest Wigan Atletic News

What The Bosses Say - Latics v Wolves

What The Bosses Say - Latics v Wolves


Wigan Athletic entertain Wolverhampton Wanderers at the DW Stadium on Saturday in an important Premier League clash, following the opening six games both clubs have five points and are currently near the bottom of the table and both will view the fixture as winnable.

The two bosses, Roberto Martinez and Mick McCarthy have been speaking to the press about the game and the need to pick up the points, lets see what they say:



Latics boss Roberto Martinez:

'I've been very impressed with Wolverhampton Wanderers this season, and the results don't reflect the work that they've done'

'Obviously last campaign was a very good one for them - they achieved the aims of the season, and they managed to keep all the good performers. They also signed a couple of players who brought something different to the team, and against Spurs and Fulham, they were very unfortunate to lose a few goals late on in the game, and that was then reflected in the score line.

'They've got a tremendous team ethic, they work really hard, and then they've got real talent up front, and they can be very energetic and do the transition between defending and attacking very quickly and hurt you.

'For us, it's now just making sure that we can help ourselves, control the game, and give the level of performance that we know we are capable of.'

'This is a new squad, but a squad that is starting to play with real togetherness and a real desire to win football games on a consistent basis.

'We are looking forward to having a home game and a game that we feel that we can really impose ourselves on, and try to please the fans.'



Wolves boss Mick McCarthy:

'I watched Wigan at Birmingham on Saturday and they are a different team to last year, away from home they were a bit more solid and workmanlike and not playing as much expansive football.

'But they can still play football but I just think that they've got a tougher side to them and a more steely edge.

'Rodallega and N'Zogbia in particular are both top players.

'N'Zogbia was booed unmercifully at Birmingham but he was a thorn in their side on Saturday.

'He's a really good player and so is Rodallega and the supposed fees of the two of them are probably right because I think they are at that level.

'Wigan are a good team with good players but I don't think there are any bad teams in the league to be honest.'

"Wigan is a big game for us.

'They're in the mix with us and in the same pot of teams who will want to take points off each other.

'Let's hope we don't end up in that same group again but the only way to do that and prove something different and get out of it is by getting results.'



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 October 1 2010
Time: 7:00AM

Comments

0
Big Mick speaks well about the Latics, obviously not taking us for granted, it will be a tough game but I can see us winning, just
worbo
01/10/2010 00:21:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Wigan Athletic Articles

Richard's Review Preview - You'll Get The Drift

Vital Latics member Ihaventaclue, AKA Richard, takes us on a journey, well see for yourself:

FA Cup Set For 4th Sub Trial

The Football Association have confirmed that if IFAB approval is given, the FA Cup in 2016/17...

Premier League 2 Ends B Team Talk

Premier League chief executive Richard Scudamore has been speaking about the introduction of Premier League 2 for the 2016/17 season, and he's also spoken about how it should end...

The Team Sheets - Oldham Athletic v Wigan Athletic

The team sheets have been handed in at Boundary Park in the battle of the two Latics' and new signing Jake Buxton comes in for his debut:

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)

Where Do We Need Strengthening The Most
Suggested By: Gary Caldwell
Goalkeeper13%
Right Back15%
Left Back2%
Dentre Back7%
Midfield1%
Attack62%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Aston Villa 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 Barnsley 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 Birmingham 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 Blackburn 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 Brentford 0 0 0 0 0 0
6 Brighton 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 Bristol City 0 0 0 0 0 0
8 Burton 0 0 0 0 0 0
9 Cardiff 0 0 0 0 0 0
10 Derby County 0 0 0 0 0 0
11 Fulham 0 0 0 0 0 0
12 Huddersfield 0 0 0 0 0 0
13 Ipswich 0 0 0 0 0 0
14 Leeds Utd 0 0 0 0 0 0
15 Newcastle 0 0 0 0 0 0
16 Norwich 0 0 0 0 0 0
17 Forest 0 0 0 0 0 0
18 Preston 0 0 0 0 0 0
19 Q.P.R. 0 0 0 0 0 0
20 Reading 0 0 0 0 0 0
21 Rotherham 0 0 0 0 0 0
22 Sheff Wed 0 0 0 0 0 0
23 Wigan 0 0 0 0 0 0
24 Wolves 0 0 0 0 0 0
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Wigan Athletic Results (view all)

Wigan Athletic Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Barry W74
2.scotdave61
3.HarryLatic54
4.ExiledViking46
5.Moonay38
6.Noel Wards Leg38
7.TRUE BELIEVER33
8.C_Latic30
9.Yon Mon24
10.Ihaventaclue23