UK time is: 06:23:25
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Chelsea v Wigan Athletic - Previous Encounters



Wigan Athletic and Chelsea have met 20 times in all competitions down the years, the first ever meeting coming in January 1980 when basement club Latics went to Stamford Bridge for a 3rd round FA cup tie and came away with a famous 1-0 victory thanks to a great Tommy Gore goal.

There is a good article with an interview from Tommy on that first meeting, it can be accessed by following the Classic Encounters link

We also knocked the Blues out of the Milk Cup (League cup) a year later in November 1981, two Mark Wignall goals helped the Latics achieve a 4-2 win at Springfield Park, in the Chelsea side that night was a certain Chris Hutchings, who would go on to have great success alongside Paul Jewell at the Latics and, not quite as successfully, manage the club in his own right

Of course our first ever Premier League game was against the then Champions Chelsea, on a bright Sunday in August 2005 Jose Mourinho brought his side to the DW Stadium as a new era in the Latics history kicked-off, although we lost the game in the dying embers to a classic Herman Crespo strike, the club gained a lot of admiration that day and made a lot of new friends

In the previous meetings between the two clubs Latics have 3 wins, Chelsea 14, draws 3

In the Premier League it is 1 win, 1 draw, 13 defeats, with Latics just picking up one point at Stamford Bridge from seven visits, conceding 19 goals, scoring 3, didn't realise it was that bad!

Last Six Meetings

19 Aug 2012 - Premier League - Latics 0 Chelsea 2
07 Apr 2012 - Premier League - Chelsea 2 Latics 1
17 Dec 2011 - Premier League - Latics 1-1 Chelsea
09 Apr 2011 - Premier League - Chelsea 1 Latics 0
21 Aug 2010 - Premier League - Latics 0 Chelsea 6
09 May 2010 - Premier League - Chelsea 8 Latics 0








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:Wednesday February 6 2013

Time: 11:28AM

Your Comments

Bad record against them, didnt feel that way though?
worbo
 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Wigan Athletic Articles

To Me To You - Latics 1 Rotherham 2 (Sunday December 21 2014)

Football Truce? What Was Going On! (Sunday December 21 2014)

R.C.G. Are Backing Wigan Athletic (Saturday December 20 2014)

Latics v Rotherham - Big Game Preview (Saturday December 20 2014)

The 12th Man - Jingle Bells To That (Friday December 19 2014)

Archived Wigan Athletic Articles

List All Vital Latics Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

1. scotdave 123
2. russialatic 104
3. worbo 91
4. Pauvre Jean 91
5. Whittleblue 85
6. Bert Hughes 63
7. Thorpyness 60
8. Lazysid 47
9. hindleymonwafc 45
10. Oscarbon 43

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Wigan 1 - 2 Rotherham
Watford 2 - 1 Wigan
Wigan 0 - 1 Norwich
Sheff Wed 2 - 1 Wigan
Wigan 1 - 1 Middlesbrough
Bolton 3 - 1 Wigan

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
18. Leeds Utd 22 6 6 10 -7 24
19. Rotherham 22 5 9 8 -9 24
20. Huddersfield 22 6 6 10 -12 24
21. Millwall 22 5 8 9 -9 23
22. Brighton 22 3 10 9 -8 19
23. Wigan 22 3 8 11 -8 17
24. Blackpool 21 2 6 13 -22 12

Breaking League News

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

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Man of the Match v Rotherham
Suggested By:  James Perch
James Perch 19%
James Perch 81%