Date:Monday May 30 2011
The last home game of the season, Wigan Athletic 3-2 West Ham, was the game that gave the biggest buzz to Latics fans, well according to the voters on our latest poll anyway.
A must win game, a draw was no good, a loss and certain relegation would have followed, so the pressure was on, all throughout the previous week the tension had been built, for West Ham it was last chance saloon, for the Latics, well to say it was a critical game would be an understatement.
So with both sides facing a do or die scenario the Latics had one foot in the grave at half-time, despite controlling the play, creating all the chances and being by far the better side it looked like Championship football would be the order of the day as West Ham had somehow managed a 2-0 lead by the break.
The second half saw some of the most exciting and breath-taking football witnessed at the DW Stadium, a super free-kick from Charles N`Zogbia gave the Latics hope, Conor Sammon had the home fans delirious with his equaliser, this set up a crazy last 15 minutes as both sides threw caution to the wind and went all out attack.
The game swung to and thro, Ben Watson hit the post for the Latics and Carlton Cole missed a sitter for West Ham, then with just 20 seconds of the game remaining Charles N`Zogbia cut inside from the right and let fly with his trusty left boot, the net rippled and Latics had grabbed a winner and a lifeline in the dying embers of a quite frenetic an pulsating game.
I`m still buzzing off it.
For the record the voting was:
Best Buzz From A Game?
Latics 3-2 West Ham - 66%
Latics 3-2 Arsenal - 11%
Sheff Utd 1-2 Latics - 10%
If you have forgotten what a buzz the game gave, re-live it with Wish FM:
The new poll is available, to vote simply access the poll on the right side of this page, select your option and then hit the submit button, its that easy.
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 May 30 2011
Any Previous? Latics v Fulham (Thursday October 30 2014)
PWU Latics Podcast - A Ghost In My House (Thursday October 30 2014)
James McClean Named In Rep of Ireland Squad (Wednesday October 29 2014)
Fixture Change - Boro Away Day Brought Forward (Wednesday October 29 2014)
Roger Espinoza Vital Man Of The Match v Derby (Wednesday October 29 2014)
Vital Office Party Tickets - Supporting Alder Hey (Tuesday October 28 2014)
Latics To Go All Star Trek With Brighton Beam Back (Tuesday October 28 2014)
Meet The Ref - Latics v Fulham - James Adcock (Tuesday October 28 2014)
'Family Day' - Latics v Fulham - Special Offers (Monday October 27 2014)
What The Bosses Said - Derby 1 Latics 2 (Sunday October 26 2014)
|18. Leeds Utd||14||4||4||6||-4||16|
|Your Support Is Vital To The Town!
» Ipswich : 30/10/2014 15:54:00
|Opposing View: Millwall
» Watford : 30/10/2014 15:53:00
|Cherries host Brighton
» Bournemouth : 30/10/2014 15:27:00
|Away Days- Is It Just About The Football?
» Brentford : 30/10/2014 15:26:00
|League Cup Quarter-Final live on Sky
» Bournemouth : 30/10/2014 15:21:00