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Shame On Wigan

Lando78 sent Vital Manchester City the following.

Now forgive me for being a little miffed at the moment, after all we have just drawn a sixth consecutive Premier League match.

Yet the reason for my sudden bout of dizziness lies not like most Blues sat staring into their Sunday night pint wondering when this rut will come to an end but elsewhere.

Nor is it because 'that lot' in Stretford won again against the Blue half of Merseyside either. No, its because this Blue has just returned home to see the Spurs score.

Now don't get me wrong beating Wigan at home is not something that should or ever will give me cause for losing the plot. What does rile me more than anything else, is the score by which they won this Premier League game.

For NINE goals to one in what is supposed to be the best league in Europe and possibly the world is quite frankly embarrassing. Jermaine Defoe scored FIVE and again let me make it clear that I have no agenda against the hugely talented Spurs pocket dynamo.

The problem I have is with the opposing team. I mean what were Wigan playing at, because it certainly wasn't football! What happened to the team that almost took three points off Man City last month?

Losing four nil is embarrassing enough and five or six might would be classed as being taken to school, but NINE is just beyond comprehension in today's so-called top league.

Anyone would think that Tottenham were the genuine title competition for Chelsea this year, but you only have to look at their latest attempt at playing a Top Four side to realise they are nowhere near.

Manchester United completely out-classed them in their recent contest and the Red Devils are hardly flying on all cylinders at the moment.

Wigan Athletic should sack their manager immediately for failing to inspire his players. For as nice a man as Martinez is, NINE goals against in the Premiership is just out and out incompetence.

All of the travelling Wigan supporters should have the cost of their tickets and accommodation refunded by the spineless overpaid players that call themselves entertainers.

In fact a memorial monument should be built outside the JD Stadium itself listing the names of all the poor souls that were victims of this disaster lest they never be forgotten.

The real loser is the Premier League however as the self-proclaimed best league in the world has to sit down and take the next day's barrage of abuse from foreign hacks squarely on the chin.

Shame on you Wigan FC ... shame on you.

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Date:Monday November 23 2009
Time: 9:08AM


shame on you for writing this garbage.anyone would think that you were genuine title contenders this year but you only have to look at your recent games against burnley and birmingham to realize that you are so far off it's not even funny. we played excellent against wigan and all our goals were superb and to be fair it could have and should have been these scores happen once in a blue moon and there is absolutely no reason to write an article that knocks us and wigan in the same was just one of those days like when chelsea gave you a good hammering a few season back.
dwight schrute
23/11/2009 09:21:00
You've got it all wrong dwight. This article was criticising Wigan not the Spurs. Well done to the Spurs for the win but Wigan's performance to let in nine is a disgrace and makes the EPL look like a laughing stock to foreign journo's who have long argued that the EPL wasn't the best league in the world. Your right these performances do happen and we've been on the end of a few back in the bad old days but it doesn't make it any better for the EPL when it does happen.
23/11/2009 09:42:00
I do agree with both of you. Spurs deserved their victory and I do agree that Wigan fans should get some type of apology for the performance they got at White Hart Lane. That's not to say that we would've drawn or even won against Spurs but at least put in a performance that would've been worth the entrance fee. 9 is an utter humiliation for the fans and the team and everyone associated with that result should be absolutely ashamed. Even if we got a win against Sunderland next weekend, it'll still leave a sour taste in people's mouths and it makes me embarrassed to be a Wigan Athletic fan right now but I'll stick with my team through thick and thin and this just happens to be a bad time - they happen for all teams.
23/11/2009 09:42:00
As a Wigan fan I find your Arguament Laughable! You claim we are terrible yet 2 seasons ago you were Royally Bummed by Middlesborough! I recall the score was 8-1! People in Glass houses shouldn't throw stones! We will bounce back.
23/11/2009 10:03:00
for our latest attempt at playinng a top 4 side i.e arsenal where we got done 3-0 at the emmirates we were without defoe and lennon and as u can see they are very important players for us and vital for the quick attacking football we like to play. dont get me wrong we are not title contenders chelsea and man u and arsenal are very strong and will prove too consistant for the spurs over a full season but in all fairness spurs deserve the praise more than wigan deserve humiliating. the score line could and should have av bin 6-0 by half time but we went in 1-0 up. this could easy have finishes 14-1
23/11/2009 10:09:00
oh yeah i forgot about that one capt_carl. hahaha 8-1 against middlesborough and 6-0 v chelsea and you have the nerve to write an article like this.please take it down because i am embarrassed for you.
dwight schrute
23/11/2009 10:16:00
9-1 is shaming, but is only marginally worse than 8-1 Lando78, what did you say, was it shame on you? Do your research before you tear into other teams.
23/11/2009 10:22:00
Settle down lads if you want to start bringing up past results then it will be your lot that gets embarressed.
23/11/2009 10:36:00
relax bluesnozza it's not like we are going back 60 years to dig up the archives for embarrassing results, we only have to go back 2 years gotta admit though that's it's hypocritical to write an article like this when only 2 years ago you got hammered 8-1 and 6-0.
dwight schrute
23/11/2009 10:52:00
You are completely missing the point of the article. It is not a criticism of Spurs, far from it. It's firstly a criticism of Wigans performance which you can't deny was poor and the effect their poor performance has on the reputation of the EPL as being a quality league and the possibly the best in the world. Results like these happen and most teams, ours and yes, yours as well have been on the end of a few hidings in the past but whenever it happens it makes the EPL look a little lop-sided and not the quality league that some pundits would have us beleive.
23/11/2009 11:25:00
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