Wigan Athletic - Roberto Martinez Wary Of Chelsea Backlash
UK time is: 05:06:19
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Roberto Martinez Wary Of Chelsea Backlash

This weekend sees the Latics travel to West London to face Chelsea at Stamford Bridge

The Blues have recently been knocked out of the Capital One cup at the semi final stage, been held by League One side Brentford in the FA cup, went two goals up away at Reading only to be pegged back to 2-2 in the closing stages of the game and lost last weekend away at Newcastle, poor form for a team of Chelsea's calibre and Latics boss Roberto Martinez is worried about a possibly backlash on Saturday

Speaking to the clubs official website Martinez said - 'It's an important game for us, in a period of the season when we can't afford to worry about who we're playing, but make sure we're as good as we can be in order to take positive results - that's the challenge we're looking forward to most.

'However, I would say that if ever there was a bad time to play this Chelsea side it is now; on the back of a couple of negative results wanting a reaction at their home.

'Last season we performed really well at Stamford Bridge when there was real pressure on us and were very unfortunate not to come away with a result.'

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.

The Journalist

Writer: Barry Worthington Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday February 6 2013

Time: 3:42PM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
I'm just wary of Chelsea never mind their backlash!
Report Abuse
06/02/2013 15:47:00


Have Your Say

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

Recent Wigan Athletic Articles

Archived Wigan Athletic Articles

List All Vital Latics Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

Vital Members League (view all)

1. worbo 95
2. hindleymonwafc 80
3. Thorpyness 69
4. nottinghamlatic 67
5. 1henski 63
6. Whittleblue 60
7. Moonay 53
8. Yon Mon 50
9. loudmouthblue 31
10. Lazysid 30

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
2. Gillingham 20 11 5 4 14 38
3. Burton 19 12 2 5 7 38
4. Walsall 19 10 6 3 14 36
5. Wigan 20 9 7 4 10 34
6. Peterborough 20 10 3 7 15 33
7. Millwall 19 9 4 6 4 31
8. Southend 20 8 7 5 3 31

Wigan Athletic Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

Smith Set To Take Over Brentford?
» Walsall : 28/11/2015 23:26:01
Crewe move up
» Crewe : 28/11/2015 20:20:01
Smith Delighted With Saddlers Win
» Walsall : 28/11/2015 19:24:01
» Crewe : 28/11/2015 18:52:01
» Walsall : 28/11/2015 17:23:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Man Of The Match v Southend United
Suggested By:  Jimmy James
Jussi Jääskeläinen 0%
Donervon Daniels 0%
Leon Barnett 75%
Jason Pearce 25%
Chris McCann 0%
Reece James 0%
Don Cowie 0%
Max Power 0%
Cisco Junior 0%
Will Grigg 0%
Alex Revell 0%
David Perkins 0%