UK time is: 06:41:09
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Ben Watson - 'Another Must Win Game'




Wigan Athletic midfield man Ben Watson has been talking about the belief that`s in the squad, the belief that they take into games knowing that they can win.

With another big game coming up this weekend it is important that the Latics keep the confidence high, they go to Sunderland looking for the three points that will ease the threat of relegation just that little bit more and Watson say`s 'it's another must-win game`.

The 25 year old former Crystal Palace player has been in excellent form of late, playing the anchor man in the middle of the park appears to suit Watson and he goes about his game with a lot of maturity and discipline. Last Saturday he kept the much raved about Charlie Adam quiet and he has forged a great partnership with James McCarthy, Watson though puts all this down to the belief that boss Roberto Martinez has instilled in the squad.

Speaking to the clubs official website Watson said: 'This weekend is as big as the last, if we beat Sunderland we go one point behind them and as far as we're concerned it's another must-win game that we'll approach with confidence.

'They haven't had the results they're capable of recently but they're a dangerous side and if we continue our form it'll make for a very entertaining game.

'Right now we're playing football better than we ever have done before as a group, and if we take that belief to the Stadium of Light it'll serve us very well.'


'A lot has changed since the start of the season but more than anything we've got that belief in us now, something the Gaffer has drilled into us - to believe that we are a top side, and it's rubbed off. We believe we're going to go into games and win"


'We took that into the Blackpool game and got the result we knew we would get, and to come into training on Monday in 17th rather than 20th is the best feeling in the world.

'Everyone's on a high and, with five games to go, we're looking forward to continuing that form until the end of the season to make sure we achieve what we set out to.'


Ben Watson, full of belief

By permission of Bernard Platt/Wigan Athletic




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






Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



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

The Journalist

Writer: worbo Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday April 20 2011

Time: 9:50AM

Your Comments

Ben Watson has been excellent of late
worbo
correct worbo he has. I have slagged him off in the past but the last 6 or so games in his new role he has been fantastic. We still need someone else to take the set pieces but one step at a time eh! :)
legolad
One step at a time indeed ;)
worbo
 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Wigan Athletic Articles

Any Previous? - Latics v Millwall (Monday October 20 2014)

Stats: Wigan Athletic v Brentford (Saturday October 18 2014)

Latics v Brentford - Big Game Preview (Saturday October 18 2014)

12th Man - Worrying Times (Friday October 17 2014)

Archived Wigan Athletic Articles

List All Vital Latics Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

1. worbo 142
2. loudmouthblue 89
3. russialatic 85
4. hindleymonwafc 76
5. Thorpyness 68
6. Pauvre Jean 64
7. riddy 53
8. Moonay 49
9. Lazysid 43
10. legolad 42

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Wigan 0 - 0 Brentford
Wigan 1 - 0 Blackpool
Wigan 2 - 2 Reading
Wigan 1 - 2 Ipswich
Wigan 4 - 0 Birmingham
Charlton 2 - 1 Wigan

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
16. Reading 12 4 3 5 -5 15
17. Huddersfield 12 4 3 5 -6 15
18. Millwall 12 3 4 5 -3 13
19. Wigan 12 2 5 5 -2 11
20. Brighton 12 2 5 5 -3 11
21. Birmingham 12 2 5 5 -7 11
22. Fulham 12 3 1 8 -9 10

Breaking League News

Cardiff v Forest: Match Report From Kid's Corner!
Forest : 21/10/2014 00:03:00
Watford v Forest Championship Preview
Forest : 20/10/2014 23:40:00
Toffolo Heads To Swindon
Norwich : 20/10/2014 22:14:00
Vital Preview: Cardiff v Ipswich
Cardiff : 20/10/2014 22:09:00
Johnson hoping fans remember what he did for Leeds
Leeds Utd : 20/10/2014 21:28:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Man of the Match v Brentford
Suggested By:  Owen Coyle
Scott Carson 64%
James Tavernier 8%
Ivan Ramis 2%
Leon Barnett 2%
Andrew Taylor 2%
Adam Forshaw 5%
Don Cowie 5%
Shaun Maloney 2%
James McClean 5%
Callum McManaman 0%
Oriol Riera 5%