Wigan 3-0 Blackburn

By | Dec 14, 2008

Antonio Valencia inspired Wigan to victory over Blackburn to pile more pressure on Rovers boss Paul Ince. Emile Heskey’s backheel, followed two minutes later by Valencia’s low drive, gave Wigan a perfect start as they dominated the first half. Substitute David Dunn gave Rovers more attacking threat, but their best chance came from Ryan Taylor’s […]

Arsenal 1-0 Wigan

By | Dec 7, 2008

Emmanuel Adebayor’s first-half strike handed a below-par Arsenal victory, ending Wigan’s five-game unbeaten run. Wigan came close to opening the scoring when Wilson Palacios’ deflected shot was smartly saved by Manuel Almunia. Instead, Adebayor broke the deadlock when he slotted home a low effort after collecting a pass from Cesc Fabregas. Adebayor almost doubled the […]

Wigan 2-1 West Brom

By | Nov 30, 2008

Emmerson Boyce headed Wigan’s winner five minutes from time to deny luckless West Brom. Boyce’s first goal in three years completed Wigan’s comeback, after Henri Camara capitalised on Paul Robinson’s mistake to equalise. West Brom took a deserved lead when Ishmael Miller took advantage of Titus Bramble’s error to slot home. Wigan’s hero was goalkeeper […]

Portsmouth 1-2 Wigan

By | Nov 2, 2008

Emile Heskey’s injury-time winner for Wigan left Tony Adams looking for his first point as Portsmouth boss. Heskey’s 100th Premier League goal from Lee Cattermole’s pass settled an incredible game where Pompey hit the woodwork no less than five times. Amr Zaki fired the Latics ahead from the penalty spot after Papa Bouba Diop fouled […]

Liverpool 3-2 Wigan

By | Oct 19, 2008

Dirk Kuyt’s scissor-kick five minutes from time gave Liverpool all three points against 10-man Wigan in a pulsating game at Anfield. Amr Zaki gave the visitors the lead after a mistake from Daniel Agger, but Kuyt fired Liverpool level. On the stroke of half-time Zaki scored a spectacular overhead-kick to restore Wigan’s lead, before Antonio […]