Wigan Athletic | Palace v Latics Preview
UK time is: 11:42:56
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Crystal Palace vs. Wigan Athletic

Selhurst Park

13/09/11

Palace v Latics Preview

Roberto Martinez will undoubtedly give his squad players a run out in this competition so expect a much changed side from Saturdays defeat at Manchester City.

Last season the Latics made it to the quarter finals of the competition before falling to Arsenal, another run this season would bring a nice distraction to the hum drum of the Premier League

What The Boss Says:

Latics boss Roberto Martinez:

'I see the Carling Cup as a really exciting competition.

'We want to progress as far as we can and make sure we use these games as a really strong internal competition for places.

'We have got really good talent in the squad.'

'I have been watching Crystal Palace for a while now, not just this season.

'They are really well organised. They have a good balance in their squad with experience and exciting young talent.

'They are going to give us a really tough game.'

Crystal Palace Team News:

A chance for some of the Palace youngsters to have a run out, Nathaniel Clyne and Kagisho Dikgacoi definitely out, Owen Garvan and Alex Marrow doubtful

Player to watch: Darren Ambrose

Wigan Athletic Team News:

Expect a few changes, former Palace men Moses, Watson and Boyce all expected to sit this one out

Player to watch: Albert Crusat

Any Previous?

The Latics and Palace have met twice previously, a 1-1 draw at Selhurst Park and a 5-0 home win for the Latics in the 2003/04 season

Ref Watch:

Keith Stroud

Match Prediction:

2-1 Latics win

Up Next:

Everton v Latics
Goodison Park
Saturday
17/09/11


The Journalist

Writer: Barry Worthington Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday September 12 2011

Time: 11:23PM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
Even with a few changes I still think we will come out on top
worbo
Report Abuse
12/09/2011 23:24:00

Even with a few changes I still think we will come out on top
worbo
Report Abuse
12/09/2011 23:24:00

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Wigan Athletic Articles

Caldwell's Italian Job (Monday August 29 2016)

Video Highlights - Latics 0 QPR 1 (Sunday August 28 2016)

Audio - Caldwell On QPR And Incomings (Saturday August 27 2016)

Stats: Wigan Athletic v QPR (Saturday August 27 2016)

The Team Sheets - Latics v QPR (Saturday August 27 2016)

Latics v QPR - Big Game Preview (Saturday August 27 2016)

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. Barry W 205
2. scotdave 166
3. Whittleblue 134
4. Moonay 126
5. Ihaventaclue 77
6. hindleymonwafc 67
7. walgarthjohn 61
8. SwindonLatic 60
9. ExiledViking 51
10. Noel Wards Leg 50

League Results (view all)

Latest Results

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
17. Cardiff 5 1 2 2 -2 5
18. Derby County 5 1 2 2 -2 5
19. Sheff Wed 5 1 2 2 -3 5
20. Wigan 5 1 1 3 0 4
21. Leeds Utd 5 1 1 3 -4 4
22. Rotherham 5 1 1 3 -9 4
23. Preston 5 1 0 4 -2 3

Wigan Athletic Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

Norwich Complete Oliveira Signing
Norwich : 30/08/2016 11:28:01
RUFC - It's All Been A Bit Quiet . . . .
Rotherham : 30/08/2016 09:24:00
Leonardo Ulloa
Norwich : 30/08/2016 08:16:01
Wildsmith Gets England U21 Call
Sheff Wed : 30/08/2016 08:00:01
Match Day Officials v Fleetwood (30/8/16)
Blackburn : 30/08/2016 08:00:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Man of the Match v QPR?
Suggested By:  Billy Bragg
Jake Buxton 9%
Stephen Warnock 84%
Michael Jacobs 7%