Date:Friday October 5 2012
Mark Lawrenson has done his weekly round of Premier League predictions and there is no surprise that he has us down for another defeat, let's take a look at his reasons:
Wigan v Everton
This will be a tough game for Everton. Yes, they have made great start - they are playing well, scoring goals and their new signings are already bedding in - but that just means everyone expects them to go to the DW Stadium and win.
I don't think it will be as easy as that. Wigan did not do too much wrong against Sunderland but lost a tight game after having Jordi Gomez sent off and I think this will be another hard-fought encounter.
Some are looking at Wigan, seeing them struggle, and thinking this is the way it is going to be until the end of the season. Their boss Roberto Martinez was asked about it this week and insisted his side are not in a relegation battle.
Martinez won't want to admit it to his players but even the most myopic Wigan fan knows what their season is all about - because staying up has been what it has been all about for them for the past few seasons.
They will make things difficult for Everton but I still have to back David Moyes' side here. The Toffees have quality, but boy do they work hard too.
I agree with Lawro that it'll be a really tough game, but I feel we will just have enough to get the points, the last two seasons have seen very tight 1-1 draws at the DW between the Latics and Everton, another tight game this time but a 2-1 Latics win for me
To see all Lawro's weekend predictions visit www.bbc.co.uk/lawros-punts
The latest PWU Podcast, 'The Everton Preview' is now available for download. In the studio this week are Barry, Paul, Rob, Dan and Jimmy discussing the fallout from the Sunderland game, rescinded red cards and hefty fines. Also on the agenda is the Everton game
The podcast is available for download from iTunes, our hosting site www.buzzsprout.com or you can click play on the player below to listen from here
As always feedback is welcome, plus if you want to get involved in the podcast please contact us here at Vital Latics email@example.com , mark your email Podcast
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
Date:Friday October 5 2012
Wigan Athletic Squad Numbers For The New Season (Wednesday July 29 2015)
A Typical Summer But Plenty Of Optimism (Tuesday July 28 2015)
Join Our Bike Ride To Southport For Lexi-Mae (Tuesday July 28 2015)
What A Cracker - Michael Jacobs Joins The Latics (Monday July 27 2015)
Michael Jacobs Set To Switch From Wolves To Latics (Sunday July 26 2015)
John Lundstram Featured In Latics Friendly v Partick (Wednesday July 22 2015)
Kenny And Junior Arrive On Loan From Everton (Wednesday July 22 2015)
Reece James Joins The Latics From Man U (Wednesday July 22 2015)
Partick Thistle 1 Latics 1 - Good Evening At Firhill (Wednesday July 22 2015)
JPT Celebrates Ten Years - Wigan (Tuesday July 21 2015)
|19. Sheff Utd||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|Sky Blues One Year On
» Coventry : 30/07/2015 22:00:00
|DRFC Horton set to replace former Rovers boss
» Doncaster : 30/07/2015 21:29:01
|Meet The Manager - Summary
» Walsall : 30/07/2015 21:09:00
|DRFC Former Rovers import joins Swindon
» Doncaster : 30/07/2015 20:20:00
|Harris Relishing Den Return
» Millwall : 30/07/2015 20:14:01