Vital Football

Latest Wigan Atletic News

What The Bosses Said - Latics 2-2 Stoke

What The Bosses Said - Latics 2-2 Stoke


Wigan Athletic drew 2-2 with Stoke City yesterday at the DW Stadium in what was an entertaining and exciting game of football, four goals, great saves and an unbelievable miss on what was a freezing cold day.

Following the game both bosses, Roberto Martinez and Tony Pulis spoke to the press, let`s see what the had to say:

Latics boss Roberto Martinez:

'I felt that they were two different halves in our level of performance.

'I felt the first half we were playing with a bit of fear and we allowed Stoke to be a real threat in certain things but we conceded two goals probably out of not even three chances.

'And that was a real task then the second half, because Stoke obviously they can use the lead really well and they've done that twice today.

'But the second half, I was very pleased with the performance, the way we had to work hard, I think we controlled the game and we had an outstanding chance to win it at the end with Charles N'Zogbia's chance.

'So overall the performance, really, really good in the second half in a very tricky day and a tricky fixture because you know that Stoke are using what they're good at really, really well and when you give them the lead that we gave them today it's a mountain to climb but the reaction in the second half, very pleasing.'


To watch the Martinez interview visit skysports .com

Stoke boss Tony Pulis:

'It was an open game, we're desperately disappointed with the two goals we conceded but we can't be greedy.

'The teams who have come up have done well so it's a much tighter, more compact league than last year - every point will count.

'To come away from home and make as many chances as we did shows we're trying to be positive. People get carried away, but we're bobbing along nicely, there's lots of spirit in the team which has always been the case, we've just added a bit more quality.'


To watch the Pulis interview visit skysports .com


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:Sunday December 5 2010
Time: 2:05PM

Comments

0
I have watched it three times now and still think it was an entertaining game
worbo
05/12/2010 14:08:00
0
Another day when we play well, get sloppy at the back, deserve more and don't get the 3 points we deserve. But if we play that well every week we should climb up :) ISRM
The_Belfast_Latic
05/12/2010 14:12:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Wigan Athletic Articles

What The Bosses Said - Sheffield United 0 Latics 2

Following the final whistle both bosses spoke to the media, let's take a look at what they had to say:

Dan's Big Game Report - Sheffield United 0 Latics 2

'I've done it, Grandad,' he said, slamming down the phone receiver.
'Done what, Grandson? The transfer window has been closed for five days now.'

'I've signed Nando's for Wigan Robin Park! Now we won't need to re-open that curry shop outside the North Stand.'

'Oh! Well, if you think this 'Nann-doss' chap is any good…'

Is a mysterious bout of poultry-related food poisoning set to decimate the Wigan Athletic playing staff? Find out soon on the next thrilling insta

Video Highlights - Sheffield United 0 Wigan Athletic 2

The goals and highlights from Latics away win at Sheffield United:

Stats: Sheffield United v Wigan Athletic

All the stats from Sheffield United (0) vs (2) Wigan Athletic, Bramall Lane, 06/02/16 3pm Att: 20,304

Archived Vital Latics Articles

Vital Latics articles from

Site Journalists

Barry Worthington
Profile
Dan Farrimond (JWAW)
Profile
Adam Convery
Profile
Frank Ford
Profile
Noel Wards Leg
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Man Of The Match v Sheffield United
Suggested By: Jimmy Crankie
Jussi Jääskeläinen6%
Donervon Daniels0%
Craig Morgan0%
Jason Pearce3%
Chris McCann3%
David Perkins3%
Sam Morsy25%
Max Power3%
Yanic Wildschut51%
Conor McAleny3%
Will Grigg3%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Burton 29 19 3 7 60 16
2 Walsall 29 16 8 5 56 17
3 Wigan 30 15 10 5 55 21
4 Gillingham 30 16 7 7 55 19
5 Coventry 30 13 10 7 49 16
6 Millwall 29 14 5 10 47 9
7 Southend 29 13 8 8 47 6
8 Peterborough 29 13 5 11 44 13
9 Port Vale 31 12 8 11 44 -1
10 Barnsley 29 13 3 13 42 6
11 Sheff Utd 29 11 9 9 42 4
12 Bradford 28 11 8 9 41 -3
13 Scunthorpe 28 11 5 12 38 -4
14 Rochdale 28 10 7 11 37 -2
15 Bury 28 10 7 11 37 -7
16 Doncaster 29 9 9 11 36 -4
17 Swindon 30 10 6 14 36 -5
18 Blackpool 29 9 6 14 33 -7
19 Chesterfield 29 9 3 17 30 -11
20 Shrewsbury 30 8 6 16 30 -15
21 Fleetwood 28 7 8 13 29 -3
22 Crewe 29 6 8 15 26 -20
23 Oldham 27 4 12 11 24 -13
24 Colchester 29 5 7 17 22 -32
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Wigan Athletic Fixtures (view all)

Feb 13 2016 3:00PM : Oldham Athletic (H)
Sky Bet League One
Feb 20 2016 3:00PM : Walsall (a)
Sky Bet League One
Feb 27 2016 3:00PM : Bury (H)
Sky Bet League One
Mar 1 2016 7:45PM : Millwall (a)
Sky Bet League One
Mar 5 2016 3:00PM : Peterborough United (H)
Sky Bet League One
Mar 12 2016 3:00PM : Colchester United (a)
Sky Bet League One

Recent Wigan Athletic Results (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.BrickLatic94
2.Moonay71
3.Thorpyness68
4.Whittleblue51
5.hindleymonwafc47
6.Noel Wards Leg47
7.TRUE BELIEVER24
8.GrimReaper8723
9.bensourhero18
10.craig21418