Vital Football

Latest Wigan Atletic News

What The Boss Said - Wolves 3-1 Latics

What The Boss Said - Wolves 3-1 Latics



Wigan Athletic lost 3-1 at Wolves on Sunday, a result that leaves the Latics stranded at the foot of the Premier League and without so much as a point from their last eight games. With just four goals scored in those eight games its quite clear where the problem lies and boss Roberto Martinez is finding himself under pressure has he tries to find a solution to the current predicament.

Speaking after the game Martinez said that it's not up to him when asked about his future at the club, the Spaniard said he was 'just focusing on trying to learn from the performance', well he had better learn quickly if he is to save the Latics season from being a total disaster.

Speaking to the media Martinez said: 'That's not for me [to decide on his future]. I'm just focusing on trying to learn from today's performance and make sure we get the right mixture on the pitch.

'The characters are desperate to prove a point and desperate to play for Wigan Athletic. That is where my focus and concentration goes and whatever else goes around it is football.

'We're on the back of a very bad run that we need to turn around quickly.'

'I thought the first goal affected our performance a little bit too much.

'We had a great chance, a one-on-one situation, we normally take those, then it goes to the other end and it is a little bit of a soft goal.

'From then on, the day seemed like it was going to go into Wolves' hands and that was disappointing.

'We became a team trying everything then Wolves tried to sit back on the counter and we gave them two soft goals.

'It is a clear lesson. We have to take the chances and tighten up at the back, but the differences are very, very small.'


'A very bad run'

By permission of Bernard Platt/Wigan Athletic



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

Win FREE pizza with Vital Football!
Select your team and get 50% off if they score twice.
www.papajohns.co.uk/football



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

Writer:Barry Worthington
Date:Monday November 7 2011
Time: 7:00AM

Comments

0
A very bad run! You can say that again
worbo
07/11/2011 00:06:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Wigan Athletic Articles

How Much Have Wigan Earned Since 1992?

With the £100million television ceiling being broken this season and handed to one club, where do Wigan Athletic fall in all time Premier League payments table?

Wigan Athletic Transfer Rumours And Gossip - 30/05/16

The latest names doing the rounds

Latics Officially Announce Warnock Deal

The Latics have officially announced that Stephen Warnock will become a Wigan Athletic player on the 1st July when his current contract expires at Championship rivals Derby County

Who Will Wigan Athletic Face In 2016/17 (30/5/16)

All promotions and relegations for the season of 2015/16 have been confirmed, so the full make up of the Championship for 2016/17 is now known.

Archived Vital Latics Articles

Vital Latics articles from

Site Journalists

Barry Worthington
Editor email
Profile
Dan Farrimond (JWAW)
no email
Profile
Adam Convery
no email
Profile
Frank Ford
no email
Profile
Noel Wards Leg
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Man Of The Match v Barnsley
Suggested By: Gary Caldwell
Lee Nicholls15%
Donervon Daniels2%
Craig Morgan1%
Jason Pearce1%
Stephen Warnock2%
David Perkins5%
Max Power1%
Chris McCann1%
Yanic Wildschut46%
Michael Jacobs1%
Will Grigg21%
Reece Wabara2%
Ryan Colclough2%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
C Wigan 46 24 15 7 87 37
P Burton 46 25 10 11 85 20
3 Walsall 46 24 12 10 84 22
4 Millwall 46 24 9 13 81 24
5 Bradford 46 23 11 12 80 15
6 Barnsley 46 22 8 16 74 16
7 Scunthorpe 46 21 11 14 74 13
8 Coventry 46 19 12 15 69 18
9 Gillingham 46 19 12 15 69 15
10 Rochdale 46 19 12 15 69 7
11 Sheff Utd 46 18 12 16 66 5
12 Port Vale 46 18 11 17 65 -2
13 Peterborough 46 19 6 21 63 9
14 Bury 46 16 12 18 60 -17
15 Southend 46 16 11 19 59 -6
16 Swindon 46 16 11 19 59 -7
17 Oldham 46 12 18 16 54 -14
18 Chesterfield 46 15 8 23 53 -12
19 Fleetwood 46 12 15 19 51 -4
20 Shrewsbury 46 13 11 22 50 -21
R Doncaster 46 11 13 22 46 -16
R Blackpool 46 12 10 24 46 -23
R Colchester 46 9 13 24 40 -42
R Crewe 46 7 13 26 34 -37
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Wigan Athletic Results (view all)

Wigan Athletic Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.wiganfanfrank1
2.Thorpyness1