UK time is: 09:56:47
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Meeting Some Blackburn Fans



A regular feature on Vital Latics throughout this season, we will hopefully be getting the views of a 'few' of the opposition fans on Wigan Athletic, so with a visit to the DW Stadium on Saturday for Blackburn for the big bottom of the table clash, it was time to meet some Rovers fans.

So with seven simple questions posed let's take a look at the responses:

1. How long have you supported Rovers?
2. Who is your best player?
3. Who do you think is Wigan's best player?
4. What is your perception of Wigan Athletic?
5. What do you think the score will be?
6. What do you think will be your final league position?
7. What do you think will be Wigan's final league position?

WaKKo-
1.) 20 years
2.) Ruben Rochina
3.) Alcarez (who should be banned for our game)
4.) You have a Rovers fan as your chairman. That you don't fill you stadium all that much and probably don't warrant your place in the premiership.
5.) Wigan 0 Blackburn 2
6.) Bottom half of the table outside the drop zone.
7.) 20th

rover23
1. Since 1996/1997 when I was 4 years old.
2. Martin Olsson
3. James McCarthy
4. You will struggle this year and are punching way above your weight considering your players and attendances
5. 3-0 to Rovers
6. If Steve Kean stays much longer then 18th. Otherwise 17th or just above that.
7. 20th (sorry)

glen9mullan
1.)33 Years
2.) Hoilett
3.) Diame
4.)Rugby town were most of its population has been brought up on grass roots rugby (Amateur teams facilities excellent) Punching massively above its weight, very small support (Due to being rugby town) Been a great advert for smaller teams being run the correct way.
5.) Wigan 0-3 Rovers
6.)18th
7.)20th

BlackburnDrover
1. 16 years
2. Right now: Martin Olsson
3. Victor Moses
4. Wigan has done well and rode their luck for a few years but I feel that relegation is only a matter of time.
5. Wigan 1 - 3 Rovers
6. 16th
7. 20th

LHrover
1. The first game I went to was in 96 so I guess since then :)
2. Paul Robinson
3. James McCarthy
4. I like the manager and the players, they are like our distant cousins, I want Wigan to do well (but not as well as rovers)
5. 2 - 1 to rovers
6. 14th!
7. 16th!

Mikey Delap
1. Since I was 6 - I am 27 now.
2. Junior Hoilett with Martin Olsson a close second.
3. James McCarthy, seems to have very quick feet on him and good vision.
4. A team (not unlike ourselves) who who have limited revenue streams trying to keep up with the big boys. Different in roots to Rovers though as the town is traditionally thought of as a rugby league town.
5. I will go with what I want to happen and I believe will happen as we are due a bit of luck - 3-1 Rovers.
6. Right now I'd take 17th. With a change of manager/investment we could be near the top half.
7. I really want the North West clubs to stay in the league but sadly I think you'll struggle along with us... 19th.

Rye_of_the_Rovers
19 years
2. Rochina
3. McCarthy
4. A club with some very good young players but a poor defence (sounds familiar...)
5. Wigan 1-2 Blackburn
6. 15th
7. 18th

Uncle Jack`s Nephew
1. At least 27 of my 29 years (possibly more but ask my parents)
2. I'll be controversial and go for Olsson. Could be a real star in the making.
3. Haven't seen much of you but Al Habsi sounds a good 'un. Oh and Di Santo is a legend for scoring against the Dingles.
4. Good, honest, Lancastrian club punching above its weight (the way we used to be)
5. Both teams desperate to win so obviously 1-1
6. 17th (heart ruling head)
7. 19th. Sorry lads!

Thanks very much for the answers



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:Thursday November 17 2011

Time: 9:08AM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
They all have us down
worbo
Report Abuse
17/11/2011 09:18:00

Sorry guys we don't mean to be so harsh with your league prediction just speaking honestly! For what it's worth the smart money is on us being down there come the end of the season!!!
Mikey Delap
Report Abuse
17/11/2011 09:26:00

Cant blame them.
johnney handsome
Report Abuse
17/11/2011 10:29:00

 

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
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

Vital Members League (view all)

1. Whittleblue 233
2. Moonay 195
3. Marksparko 192
4. worbo 189
5. Oscarbon 158
6. Danny_de_Zeeuw16 158
7. BrickLatic 138
8. hindleymonwafc 124
9. russialatic 106
10. Jonny_SuffolkLatic 81

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
18. Bolton 44 13 12 19 -9 51
19. Reading 44 12 11 21 -23 47
20. Brighton 45 10 16 19 -10 46
21. Rotherham 44 10 15 19 -22 45
22. Millwall 45 9 14 22 -32 41
23. Wigan 45 9 12 24 -22 39
24. Blackpool 45 4 13 28 -55 25

Breaking League News

Ighalo: 'We Can Stay In The Premier League'
Watford : 27/04/2015 09:33:00
Wolves : 27/04/2015 09:13:00
Howe: They can make history
Bournemouth : 27/04/2015 08:59:01
Howe: Demin has been pivotal
Bournemouth : 27/04/2015 08:56:01
BWFC: Grandfatherly Guidance
Bolton : 26/04/2015 22:13:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Man of the Match v Wolves
Suggested By:  Leon Clarke
Scott Carson 2%
Emmerson Boyce 0%
Harry Maguire 41%
James Perch 0%
Jason Pearce 16%
Gaetan Bong 16%
Kim Bo-kyung 25%
Wiilliam Kvist 0%
Tim Chow 0%
Jermaine Pennant 0%
James McClean 0%