UK time is: 05:04:35
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Wigan Athletic vs. Hull City

JJB Stadium

28/08/2007

7-45 pm

Tigers in Town

Latics entertain Championship side Hull City in the second round of the Carling Cup on Tuesday 28th August

High flying Latics will see this as a great opportunity to progress in a competition that they reached the final of two seasons ago

Phil Browns Hull come into the game following their first league win of the season, a 2-1 home victory against Norwich City, with goals from golden oldie Dean Windass and Richard Garcia and they are currently in 13th place in the Championship.

Chris Hutchings will see the game as an opportunity to give some fringe players a run out and with this in mind Latics have cancelled their reserve team fixture scheduled for Wednesday against Middlesbrough giving an indication of what to expect on the home team sheet

Vital Quotes:

Wigan Athletic Team News:

The team should see a lot of changes from Saturday and expect a side not too dissimilar from:

Pollitt, Boyce, Hall, Granqvist, King, Cotterill, Brown, Skoko, Cywka, Folan and Aghahowa

Player to watch: Julius Aghahowa

Could be the game where Aggy opens his Latics account and we may see one of his famous goal celebrations

Hull City Team News:

Hull will see an opportunity to cause a shock against a much changed Latics side and expect a near to full strength Hull side though Barmby will be missing due to injury

Possible line up:

Matt Duke, Andy Dawson, Damien Delaney, Wayne Brown, Michael Turner, Ian Ashbee, Dean Marney, Stuart Elliot, Richard Garcia, Dean Windass, Michael Bridges

Player to watch: Michael Bridges

Former Leeds striker, had an hand in both Hull goals on Saturday and he has something to prove

Match Facts & Stats

Games in Wigan between Latics and Hull

Played: 9
Won: 5
Drawn: 2
Lost: 2
Goals For: 15
Goals Against:7

Last meeting

12/08/2003

The JJB Stadium
Latics 2-0 Hull City
Attendance 3,295

Scorers for the Latics Lee McCulloch 7 mins and Jason Jarrett 87 mins

Match Prediction:

Heart says 3-0 Latics

Head says 1-0 Latics

Next Fixtures:

Newcastle United Vs Latics

St. James' Park

Saturday 1/09/2007 3pm




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!

The Journalist

Writer: worbo Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday August 27 2007

Time: 12:18PM

Your Comments

Fist step on the road to Wembley?
worbo
Will the crowd beat 3295? I fear not
number6
Cant see there being above 3000 on tomorrow!
worbo
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Wigan Athletic Articles

Support Counts - Latics 1 Boro 1 (Sunday November 23 2014)

Stats: Wigan Athletic v Middlesbrough (Saturday November 22 2014)

Latics v Boro Big Game Preview (Saturday November 22 2014)

Brentford v Latics Fixture Time Change (Thursday November 20 2014)

Malky Mackay Appointed New Latics Boss (Wednesday November 19 2014)

Have Your Say At The Latics (Tuesday November 18 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. Whittleblue 203
2. worbo 135
3. scotdave 129
4. russialatic 120
5. hindleymonwafc 114
6. Pauvre Jean 111
7. Jonny_SuffolkLatic 110
8. albert jckson 95
9. Oscarbon 94
10. loudmouthblue 89

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Wigan 1 - 2 Ipswich
Wigan 1 - 1 Middlesbrough
Wigan 3 - 3 Fulham
Wigan 4 - 0 Birmingham
Charlton 2 - 1 Wigan
Bolton 3 - 1 Wigan

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
18. Millwall 18 4 7 7 -5 19
19. Birmingham 18 4 7 7 -14 19
20. Brighton 18 3 9 6 -3 18
21. Rotherham 18 4 6 8 -10 18
22. Wigan 18 3 8 7 -4 17
23. Bolton 17 5 2 10 -7 17
24. Blackpool 17 1 4 12 -18 7

Breaking League News

Bryson Strike Secures Win
Derby County : 23/11/2014 21:26:00
Derby County : 23/11/2014 21:23:00
Video: AFCB v Ipswich
Bournemouth : 23/11/2014 18:46:00
Bolton : 23/11/2014 17:00:00
Molineux Mauling For Wolves!!!
Forest : 23/11/2014 16:34:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Todays Game?
Suggested By:  Les Dawson
Latics Win 68%
Boro Win 16%
Draw 16%