Vital Football

Latest Wigan Atletic News

A Great Point - Bolton 1-1 Latics

Bolton Wanderers
1 - 1
Wigan Athletic

Reebok Stadium

5/01/11 8pm

Attendance: 18,852

Referee:

Wigan Athletic put in a gutsy performance to come from a goal behind at the Reebok last night to grab a share of the spoils in a hard fought 1-1 draw.

With Latics loanee Ali Al-Habsi ineligible to play against Bolton there was a surprise recall for Chris Kirkland, also back in the side was Maynor Figueroa giving the back four a more balanced look about it.

Tom Cleverley had to leave the pitch on 12 minutes when, following a shove in the back from Bolton defender Cahill, Cleverley pulled up sharply appearing to pull his hamstring, he was replaced by Momo Diame.

The first half saw the Latics go the closest when they were awarded a free-kick almost 35 yards out, up stepped Rodallega to hit a thunderous curling effort that Bolton keeper Jaaskelainen just managed to push out at full stretch.

The second half saw Latics go a goal behind just 9 minutes in. Gary Caldwell took a quick free kick which wasn`t to the liking of fussy match referee Phil Dowd, who not only made Caldwell take the kick again but also booked him for his troubles.

This appeared to shake Caldwell who hit the ball to Alcaraz, the Paraguay international passed back to Caldwell who appeared to have his mind on the booking and ran the ball out for a Bolton throw.

Robinson took a quick throw-in, the Bolton midfield ran the ball towards the Latics goal playing in Moreno who coolly slipped the ball passed an advancing Kirkland to give the hosts a 1-0 lead.

Just five minutes later Kirkland was back in action sliding at the feet of Elmander to clear the danger, unfortunately for the big shot stopper he caught a knee flush in his head and was carried from the field after a lengthy stoppage to be replaced by Mike Pollitt.

Latics drew level on 80 minutes when Rodallega found Gohouri out wide right, the Ivory Coast international hit a first time cross low and hard to the far post where Ronnie Stam was sliding in to make it 1-1.

The Latics held on for a well earned point, there were EIGHT minutes of stoppage time, but Bolton couldn`t get past Mike Pollitt or Latics resolute defending.

Star Player


James McArthur

Teams

Bolton:

Jaaskelainen; Robinson, Cahill, Muamba, Taylor (Blake 90), Elmander, Knight, Davies K, Davies M, Ricketts, Rodrigo (Petrov 82)
Subs:Bogdan; Petrov, Blake, Alonso

Latics:

Kirkland (Pollitt 62); Gohouri, Alcaraz, Caldwell G, Thomas, Watson, Cleverley (Diame 12), McArthur, Rodallega, Stam (McManaman 90+4), Figueroa
Subs:Pollitt; Gomez, Caldwell S, Diame, López, McManaman, Robinson


Bookmark and Share



Join The Vital Debate


Writer:Barry Worthington
Date:Thursday January 6 2011
Time: 12:31PM

Comments

0
Well played lads!!!
worbo
06/01/2011 12:36:00
0
a good point is right.
johnney handsome
06/01/2011 12:37:00
0
Great movement for our goal.
avantsweater
06/01/2011 13:14:00
0
That it was avantsweater
robin
06/01/2011 20:11:00
0
full credit to mr reliable mike pollitt! deserves a start this sat as his reward
The_Belfast_Latic
07/01/2011 02:41:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Site Journalists

Barry Worthington
Editor email
Profile
Dan Farrimond (JWAW)
no email
Profile
Adam Convery
no email
Profile
Frank Ford
no email
Profile
Noel Wards Leg
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Man Of The Match v Burton
Suggested By: Gordon Honeycomb
Jakob Haugaard3%
Callum Connelly36%
Jake Buxton2%
Dan Burn10%
Stephen Warnock2%
Shaun MacDonald2%
Max Power7%
Sam Morsy33%
Michael Jacobs1%
Yanic Wildschut1%
Will Grigg3%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Newcastle 26 18 1 7 55 29
2 Brighton 25 16 6 3 54 23
3 Leeds Utd 26 15 3 8 48 11
4 Reading 25 14 4 7 46 3
5 Huddersfield 26 14 4 8 46 0
6 Sheff Wed 26 13 6 7 45 6
7 Derby County 26 11 7 8 40 5
8 Fulham 25 10 9 6 39 13
9 Preston 26 11 6 9 39 3
10 Barnsley 26 11 5 10 38 4
11 Norwich 26 11 4 11 37 3
12 Birmingham 26 9 9 8 36 -5
13 Aston Villa 26 8 11 7 35 1
14 Ipswich 26 9 7 10 34 -3
15 Brentford 26 9 6 11 33 0
16 Wolves 26 8 8 10 32 -1
17 Q.P.R. 26 9 5 12 32 -11
18 Cardiff 25 8 6 11 30 -10
19 Bristol City 26 8 3 15 27 -3
20 Forest 26 7 6 13 27 -8
21 Burton 26 6 7 13 25 -10
22 Blackburn 26 6 6 14 24 -12
23 Wigan 26 5 7 14 22 -9
24 Rotherham 26 4 4 18 16 -29
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Vital Football Comment

Recent Wigan Athletic Results (view all)

Wigan Athletic Fixtures (view all)

Jan 21 2017 3:00PM : Brentford (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Jan 29 2017 4:00PM : Manchester United (a)
FA Cup
Feb 3 2017 7:45PM : Sheffield Wednesday (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 7 2017 7:45PM : Norwich City (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 11 2017 3:00PM : Fulham (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 14 2017 7:45PM : Wolverhampton Wanderers (a)
Sky Bet Championship

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Get a Grip!171
2.Moonay124
3.dwdan122
4.hindleymonwafc104
5.king_dezeeuw06101
6.truelatic4eva101
7.BrickLatic98
8.nottinghamlatic79
9.Barry W79
10.scotdave73
Write for Vital Football