Vital Football

Latest Wigan Atletic News

Vital Latics Top 50 - Hugo Rodallega

Vital Latics Top 50 - Hugo Rodallega



Vital Wigan members and posters have produced a Latics Top 50 Footballers list and there are some great players on that list and their names really do conjure up some fantastic memories. The members of Vital Latics have also created some very unique pen-pictures of their hero's, these are being published in no particular order:

Hugo Rodallega
Appearances: 112
Best Moment: Scoring the goal to secure Latics safety in the Premier League on the final day of the 2010/11 season against Stoke.

Hugo joined Latics from Mexican club Necaxa in January 2008, it would prove to be one of our greatest signings in our Premier League era.

Hugo's career with us so nearly got off to the perfect start in his first match, against Liverpool, with a 25 yard freekick smacking against the crossbar. Despite the ball not ending up in the back of the net, the shot was a sign of Hugo's potential and what future lay ahead for him at Wigan.

From that first match to his last against Wolves on the final day of the 2011/12 season; Hugo has installed himself as a Wigan legend, becoming Latics' record Premier League goal scorer and producing moments of sheer magic.

Perhaps his most spectacular goal came against Villa in Roberto Martinez's first game in charge with a spectacular half volley from just outside the penalty area being smashed past Brad Friedel. Hugo has scored crucial goals in the most crucial and important games, such as in the landmark victories against Chelsea and Liverpool and, of course, his survival clinching goal against Stoke.

Quite appropriately Hugo's last great moment for Latics mirrors his first shot back in 2008 against Liverpool, only this time his 25 yard freekick, against QPR in January 2012, was smashed into the back of the net.

Hugo has left Wigan fans with some of the greatest of memories.

Jonny_SuffolkLatic



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:Jonny_SuffolkLatic
Date:Tuesday July 10 2012
Time: 7:34AM

Comments

0
Without a doubt a fans favourite
worbo
10/07/2012 07:36:00
0
sometimes went missing but always turned up when it counted! cracking player hope we can replace him (dont anyone mention boselli!)
legolad
10/07/2012 09:01:00
0
Boselli
Marksparko
10/07/2012 09:42:00
0
His last shot hit the post against Wolves. Like him, but the woodwork stopped him scoring many more goals
taff57
11/07/2012 10:32:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Wigan Athletic Articles

Dan Burn Becomes Latics Third Addition Of The Summer

Wigan Athletic have officially announced that Fulham defender Dan Burn will join the Latics on the 1st July when his current contract with the Cottagers expires

Two More Games Added To Wigan Athletic Preseason List

Wigan Athletic have added to ore games to their preseason schedule

Dan Burn Could Make The Latics Too Hot To Handle

Will Grigg may be on fire but the latest player linked with a move to the Latics has a scorching name of his own, former Fulham and Darlington defender, Dan Burn

Wigan Athletic £179 Season Ticket Offer - Get It Snapp

Latics fans are being urged to purchase their season ticket, for what promises to be another exciting campaign, before the early purchase window closes on Thursday June the 30th

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)

Where Do We Need Strengthening The Most
Suggested By: Gary Caldwell
Goalkeeper12%
Right Back24%
Left Back0%
Dentre Back12%
Midfield0%
Attack52%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
C Burnley 46 26 15 5 93 37
P Middlesbrough 46 26 11 9 89 32
3 Brighton 46 24 17 5 89 30
4 Hull City 46 24 11 11 83 34
5 Derby County 46 21 15 10 78 23
6 Sheff Wed 46 19 17 10 74 21
7 Ipswich 46 18 15 13 69 2
8 Cardiff 46 17 17 12 68 5
9 Brentford 46 19 8 19 65 5
10 Birmingham 46 16 15 15 63 4
11 Preston 46 15 17 14 62 0
12 Q.P.R. 46 14 18 14 60 0
13 Leeds Utd 46 14 17 15 59 -8
14 Wolves 46 14 16 16 58 -5
15 Blackburn 46 13 16 17 55 0
16 Forest 46 13 16 17 55 -4
17 Reading 46 13 13 20 52 -7
18 Bristol City 46 13 13 20 52 -17
19 Huddersfield 46 13 12 21 51 -11
20 Fulham 46 12 15 19 51 -13
21 Rotherham 46 13 10 23 49 -18
R Charlton 46 9 13 24 40 -40
R MK Dons 46 9 12 25 39 -30
R Bolton 46 5 15 26 30 -40
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Wigan Athletic Results (view all)

Wigan Athletic Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Barry W76
2.scotdave39
3.Moonay36
4.HarryLatic35
5.Noel Wards Leg34
6.Whittleblue30
7.Jonny_SuffolkLatic26
8.TRUE BELIEVER26
9.Yon Mon26
10.Ihaventaclue20