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Meet The Ref - Spurs v Latics - Martin Atkinson

Meet The Ref - Spurs v Latics - Martin Atkinson

Wigan Athletic travel to White Hart Lane on Saturday to face Tottenham Hotspur in a Premier League clash, the man in charge of the game will be Martin Atkinson, this will be the second time this season that the Bradford based official has been in the middle for both the Latics and Spurs

Atkinson took charge of our 2-2 draw with Stoke at the DW back at the beginning of September, he was also in charge of Spurs opening game of the season in their 2-1 defeat away at Newcastle

The 41 year old has been refereeing since he was 16, he was a Conference referee in 2002, but he had a rapid rise and had progressed all the way to the Premier League by 2005, known to many as a one to favour the big clubs, Atkinson is very whistle happy

Martin Atkinson Card Watch 2012/13

Games - 11
Yellows - 45
Reds - 1

Tottenham Hotspur v Wigan Athletic (3pm)
Referee: M Atkinson
Assistants: S Child, M McDonough
Fourth Official: C Pawson

The latest PWU Podcast is now available, this week's was recorded live on location at the DW Stadium on Tuesday night before, during and after the Capital One Cup tie against Bradford City.

The mood amongst the lads goes from certainty, to one of optimism and then despair as the Latics are knocked out on penalties.

The West Ham game from last weekend is reviewed for the first three minutes, then it's on to the cup tie, as the game unfolds the frustration and disappointment is there for all to witness, the Spurs preview comes in on minutes

The podcast is available for download from iTunes, our hosting site 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 , mark your email Podcast

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Writer:Barry Worthington
Date:Thursday November 1 2012
Time: 12:21PM


Refs have been in the news a little too much of late
01/11/2012 12:24:00
Have to say, I never noticed the ref at spurs, thats a good sign, he did his job well!
07/11/2012 11:18:00
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