Vital Football

Latest Wigan Atletic News

Hugo's Back! Latics Beat Bolton - Lancs Senior Cup

Hugo's Back! Latics Beat Bolton - Lancs Senior Cup




Wigan Athletic all time leading Premier League marksman Hugo Rodallega is back in action for the Latics following a summer competing in the Copa America.

Rodallega featured in a Latics XI that took on near neighbours Bolton in a Lancashire Senior Cup tie this afternoon and he completed an hour of the game before being replaced, but boss Roberto Martinez says his star man is ready for Saturdays opener against Norwich.

Thanks to Ed Jones, Latics media manager for the following match report and press release:

Hugo Rodallega played an hour in his first pre-season appearance for Latics, as the Reserves won through on penalties against neighbours Bolton Wanderers. Ronnie Stam also played an hour as he steps back to full fitness, while Chris Kirkland played the full game.

Kirkland saved two penalties in the shootout, and also made two excellent saves during the 90 minutes as he came through the game unscathed.

Rodallega looked sharp, especially early on, striking the post in the first half, while young winger Steve Boothman had Latics` best chance, Bolton keeper Jay Lynch making a good stop.

Rodallega only returned to England a week ago and manager Martinez says last season's Golden Boot winner is in good shape. "Hugo had a good tournament with Colombia in the Copa America and there is no problem with his fitness. He will be ready."

For the record, Daniel Redmond, Jordan Rugg, Adam Buxton and Roman Golobart were on the mark from the penalty spot.

The game was held at Christopher Park Training Ground

Latics - Kirkland, Stam (Buxton, 60), Mustoe, Golobart, Robinson, Chow, Myler, Dawson (Watson, 71), Rodallega (Rugg, 60), Boothman, Redmond Subs:- Hare, Buxton, Watson, Morris, Rugg.

Bolton - Lynch, Riley, Kellett, McQuade, Eckersley, Blakeman, McGregor, Vela, Sampson, O'Halloran, Obadeyi. Subs: Irwin, Fielding, Dennis, Proudfoot, Clough



Bookmark and Share



Join The Vital Debate


















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:Tuesday August 9 2011
Time: 5:44PM

Comments

0
Always good to beat Bolton at any level
worbo
09/08/2011 17:50:00
0
Lancs SeniorCup is the first ever trophy we won as a league club
TAFF57
10/08/2011 11:19:00
0
I can't see Hugo scoring many goals this season at this rate.
wigan-latics
10/08/2011 14:56:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Wigan Athletic Articles

Who Serves A Suspension This Week - 18/8/17

Here's a list of all the players currently serving, or under a suspension at the beginning of the week that will potentially keep them out of contention...

Premier League Cup Draw - U23s

The draw for the 32 team Premier League Cup took place earlier this afternoon and there are a few significant Midland derby clashes this year.

Transfer Windows To End Early?

The Premier League and the EFL will both be seeking thoughts from member clubs on whether or not to close the summer transfer window before the season kicks off in coming years.

Pure Sloth Nick Powell

Nick Powell the magic man

Archived Vital Latics Articles

Vital Latics articles from

Site Journalists

Liam Sephton
Editor email
Profile
Dan Farrimond
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Oldham v Wigan
Suggested By: Darren Sheridan
Oldham win21%
Draw5%
Wigan win74%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Wigan Athletic Results (view all)

Wigan Athletic Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Whittleblue310
2.truelatic4eva203
3.Kenny Morris187
4.Oscarbon171
5.henski159
6.Get a Grip!133
7.Moonay131
8.Martinez198690
9.MoMoWafc87
10.Ihaventaclue71
The Vital Football Members League