UK time is: 02:58:45
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Lawro Predicts - Villa v Latics



Mark 'Lawro' Lawrenson has done his weekly round of Premier League predictions for the BBC, the Match of the Day pundit is forecasting that Saturdays clash between Aston Villa and Wigan Athletic at Villa Park will end in a home win, let's take a look at the reasons why he says that:

Aston Villa v Wigan

Aston Villa might not be playing particularly well yet this season but you can't argue with six matches unbeaten - and once you're on a run like that, the confidence starts flowing and the performances can improve.

The supporters seem to be accepting manager Alex McLeish following his arrival from city rivals Birmingham and they are really getting behind the team. So they should, too, after the start they've had.

Wigan, however, look like they have gone back to the bad old days. They are consistently inconsistent - not just between games but within games now - and that is their great problem.

They've also got injury concerns, but I don't think many people expected anything different from Wigan than what we've seen already this season; pretty at times, poor at times - it was always going to be thus.

Prediction: 2-0


I think Villa will be the draw specialists of the season under McLeish, too defensive by half, we have never lost a league game at Villa Park and I fully expect us to keep that record, 1-1 for me.

To see all Lawro's weekend predictions visit www.bbc.co.uk/lawros-punts




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




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:Friday September 30 2011

Time: 7:00AM

Your Comments

Yep, I'm going with the draw. 1-1
worbo
Yep, I'm going with the draw. 1-1
worbo
His predictions might be right but his reasons are really off the mark, disrespectful and obviously has no knowledge of Wigan.
diameslovechild
His predictions might be right but his reasons are really off the mark, disrespectful and obviously has no knowledge of Wigan.
diameslovechild
Morning Guy's I think there is so much presure on the Villa to win this one (Far too many Draws) also we have most of our players back. This will be a home win not as easy as Lawro predicts perhaps, I am with a 1-0 or 2-1, could Zogie score the winner? COTVABU
irish villa
Morning Guy's I think there is so much presure on the Villa to win this one (Far too many Draws) also we have most of our players back. This will be a home win not as easy as Lawro predicts perhaps, I am with a 1-0 or 2-1, could Zogie score the winner? COTVABU
irish villa
I'd put my house on N'Zogbia scoring against us.
chorleylatic
I'd put my house on N'Zogbia scoring against us.
chorleylatic
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Wigan Athletic Articles

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. Oscarbon 76
2. bensourhero 72
3. russialatic 59
4. worbo 56
5. lathamwafc 50
6. loudmouthblue 47
7. riddy 46
8. Taff57 46
9. Pauvre Jean 42
10. GT1978 37

League Results (view all)

Latest Results

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
18. Norwich 0 0 0 0 0 0
19. Reading 0 0 0 0 0 0
20. Rotherham 0 0 0 0 0 0
21. Sheff Wed 0 0 0 0 0 0
22. Watford 0 0 0 0 0 0
23. Wigan 0 0 0 0 0 0
24. Wolves 0 0 0 0 0 0

Breaking League News

Expectation Angst: Is Promotion Suddenly Realistic
» Watford : 22/07/2014 23:14:00
Enjoyable Learning Curve For Gregory
» Millwall : 22/07/2014 21:50:00
Millwall 3-1 Aldershot
» Millwall : 22/07/2014 21:44:00
Karanka delighted with goals
» Middlesbrough : 22/07/2014 21:40:00
Hitman Hearn delivers knock out blow to Leeds
» Leeds Utd : 22/07/2014 21:38:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Where Do We Need To Strengthen?
Suggested By:  Uwe Rösler
Back Line 2%
Midfield 5%
Attack 93%