Date:Friday October 26 2012
Lawro has done his weekly round of Premier League predictions for the BBC, this week he's got us down for a win, now I don't know if that is good or not as he isn't the best forecaster, it could just be the kiss of death! Let's take a look at his reasons for us beating the Hammers:
Wigan v West Ham
West Ham have made a very good start and their manager Sam Allardyce is showing us again that he knows exactly what he is doing.
Whether he has Andy Carroll or Carlton Cole in attack, they get the ball from back to front quicker than most other teams.
Some of their fans are not happy about that but I don't have a problem with it. They get players up to support their striker and they always look a threat.
Wigan remain an enigma as far as I am concerned.
If you turn up to watch them on one of their good days you would probably be left wondering what they are doing down there in the table.
In terms of quality they should be in mid-table but the problem is you still don't know whether they are going to turn up or not. Also, they switch off too easily.
Like many of the teams who are at the wrong end of the table, the Latics are in for a long, hard season but I think Arouna Kone will play a big part for them, and he could make the difference on Saturday.
Wigan have some very intricate play sometimes but he gives them a more direct and ruthless edge in attack.
Kone is a real no-frills striker - he is quick and strong and it is a case of 'give me a ball and I will get you a goal'. If they keep him fit, he might just be the guy to keep them in the Premier League.
I agree with Lawro, a home win for the Latics, but I am going for 2-0
To see al Lawro's weekend predictions visit www.bbc.co.uk/lawros-punts
The latest PWU podcast is now available for download
In the studio we have the regulars Barry, Paul, Rob and Dan, looking back at the Swansea game and previewing both the West Ham Premier League match and the Capital One tie against Bradford.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org , 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 26 2012
What The Bosses Said - Latics 1 Rotherham 2 (Sunday December 21 2014)
To Me To You - Latics 1 Rotherham 2 (Sunday December 21 2014)
Football Truce? What Was Going On! (Sunday December 21 2014)
Stats: Wigan Athletic v Rotherham United (Saturday December 20 2014)
R.C.G. Are Backing Wigan Athletic (Saturday December 20 2014)
Latics v Rotherham - Big Game Preview (Saturday December 20 2014)
Malky Mackay Speaks About The 'Football Truce' (Friday December 19 2014)
What The Bosses Say - Latics v Rotherham United (Friday December 19 2014)
Early Team News - Latics v Rotherham United (Friday December 19 2014)
The 12th Man - Jingle Bells To That (Friday December 19 2014)
|18. Leeds Utd||22||6||6||10||-7||24|
|Tractor Boys Tame The Boro!
» Ipswich : 21/12/2014 22:56:00
|Millwall 0-1 Bolton Wanderers: Player Ratings
» Bolton : 21/12/2014 22:17:00
|Wolves 1 Brighton 1 (Report)
» Brighton : 21/12/2014 20:42:00
|Rams Held By Canaries
» Derby County : 21/12/2014 20:36:00
» Derby County : 21/12/2014 20:34:00