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Latics v West Ham Preview

West Ham are in town today as the Latics strive to get their season back on track, a disppointing performance at Swansea last weekend needs to be erased from the memory with a good win today

West Ham have had a very good start to the season and have just one defeat on the road, with good strikers and a very good midfield they will be a tough nut to crack

We've had some exciting encounters in recent times with the Hammers, I'm not too bothered about the thrill value today, so long as the three points are added to our seasons total so far

What The Bosses Say:

Latics boss Roberto Martinez

'We're really looking forward to playing at home, and the next game for us is vitally important, to be able to get all the good things together and to start getting the results we deserve.

'That's the challenge - reflecting points in the good work the players are doing on the pitch, and that's where we are. We're not going to look away from the responsibility to try to correct that as quickly as we can.'

West Ham boss Sam Allardyce:

'At Wigan we have to look to increase the points total with a positive result - whether that is a draw or a win. We are hoping for a win but if we come away with something then we will be delighted from our point of view.'

Wigan Athletic Team News:

Antolin Alcaraz is still out, Ryo Miyaich is a doubt with a hamstring strain

Latics probable - Al Habsi, Ramis, Caldwell, Figueroa, Boyce, Beausejour, McArthur, McCarthy, Maloney, Di Santo, Kone

Player to watch: Arouna Kone

He is coming into his own, top striker

By permission of Bernard Platt/Wigan Athletic

West Ham United Team News:

Matthew Taylor and Guy Demel are still out, but Joey O'Brien is back

West Ham from - Jaaskelainen, Reid, McCartney, Nolan, Tomkins, Spence, Collins, Jarvis, Benayoun, Noble, Diame, O'Neil, Caroll, Maiga, O'Brien

Player to watch: Kevin Nolan

Always a threat

Any Previous?

Latics and West Ham have met 20 times

Latics 7 wins, West Ham 10, draws 3

Last Six Meetings

25 Sep 2012 - Capital One Cup - West Ham 1 Latics 4
15 May 2011 - Premier League - Latics 3 West Ham 2
27 Nov 2010 - Premier League - West Ham 3 Latics 1
24 Apr 2010 - Premier League - West Ham 3 Latics 2
12 Sep 2009 - Premier League - Latics 1 West Ham 0
04 March 2009 - Premier League - Latics 0 West Ham 1

Ref Watch:

Jon Moss (Bradfford)

Why not take a look at our 'Meet The Ref' article

Jon Moss Card Watch 2012/13

Games - 7, yellows - 21, reds - 1

Match Prediction:

Head say's 1-1

Heart say's 2-0 Latics win, as always going with the heart

Up Next:

Capital One Cup 4th Round
Latics v Bradford City
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Premier League
Tottenham Hotspur v Latics
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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 wigan@vitalfootball.co.uk , mark your email Podcast

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Writer: Barry Worthington Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Saturday October 27 2012

Time: 10:10AM

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