Archive for the 'Wigan' Category

May 28th, 2013

Roberto Martinez Steps Down as Wigan Manager

After winning the FA Cup this year, Wigan manager Roberto Martinez could not keep his side from being relegated. Since these events, and those that saw David Moyes take over at Manchester United, there has been lots of speculation that Martinez would take over at Goodison Park. Not sure if that will in fact happen, but what we do know is that Roberto ...
May 11th, 2013

Video :: Post FA Cup Interview with Roberto Martinez

I like Roberto Martinez. He seems like a damn good dude and he is clearly one helluva manager. We've seen interviews of him here and there and then we got a chance to see more of him when he was an analyst during the World Cup in 2010. And today he and his Wigan team pulled off one giant upset in the FA Cup Final. In this video Martinez talks about the ...
May 11th, 2013

Video :: Manchester City v. Wigan Athletic Goals / Highlights – FA Cup

Manchester City 0 - 1 Wigan Athletic : Scoring Summary Wigan Athletic: Ben Watson (90+') Ben Watson's injury-time header won the FA Cup for Wigan for the first time as they stunned hot favourites Manchester City in the final at Wembley. Check out the highlights after the jump..... (more…)
May 10th, 2013

Watch Man City’s “Kit Man” get the gear ready as the players Depart for Wembley

The best social media personnel in the game Manchester City is putting out a lot of content ahead of the FA Cup Final against Wigan Athletic. Today, they dropped the full Mancini presser, some behind the scenes footage of the team getting on the busses heading out to Wembley, and there is a solid couple of minutes of their kit man, "Chappy" putting ...
May 10th, 2013

Nike Maxim FA Cup Final Match Ball

Nike’s most technologically advanced football, the Nike Maxim FA Cup ball, will be used at Wembley this weekend for the FA Cup Final between Manchester City and Wigan Athletic. As supporting partner of England's FA Cup, Nike began supplying match balls for the semi-final fixtures and has produced a limited edition ball emblazoned with the team ...
April 13th, 2013

Millwall v Wigan – FA Cup Highlights

Wigan took on Millwall in the semi-finals of the FA Cup today. Wigan got the better of Millwall on the pitch and won 2-0 to advance to the finals. But the main talking points from this one will be Millwall fans fighting amongst themselves in the stands. Fighting in the stands between opposing fans unfortunately happens and is certainly bad for the ...
April 7th, 2013

Video :: Queens Park Rangers v. Wigan Athletic Goals / Highlights – Premier League

Queens Park Rangers 1 - 1 Wigan Athletic : Scoring Summary Queens Park Rangers: Loïc Remy (85') Wigan Athletic: Shaun Maloney (90 + 4') Queens Park Rangers suffered a huge blow in their fight to beat drop as relegation rivals Wigan scored an injury-tie equaliser at Loftus Road. Check out the highlights after the jump...... (more…)
March 18th, 2013

Norwegian Liverpool Supporter Adds “Anfield” To His Last Name

From The Daily Mail Axel Gogstad spent his youth admiring Robbie Fowler, Kenny Dalglish and Steven Gerrard, and decided to take his support to the next level when he turned 18. In a moment of spontaneity, the youngster set off to write his name into Liverpool history - by changing it to Anfield. Now known as Axel Gogstad-Anfield, the 27-year-old ...