Tag Archives: Wigan Athletic

5 Things We Learned: Manchester United 2-0 Wigan Athletic

By Matthew Jones 1. Van the Man back in the groove again With all the transfer talk this summer either concerning the future of Wayne Rooney or the outlandish and unrealistic pursuits of Thiago, Cesc Fabregas, Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale, we seem to have forgot all about a certain Robin van Persie. The Dutchman [...]

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Match Report: Manchester United 2-0 Wigan Athletic

By Lee Savery. A Robin van Persie brace was enough for Manchester United to win the FA Community Shield at Wembley. One goal from each half from the Dutchman. The first came after just six minutes when Patrice Evra’s cross from the left found Van Persie whose header from, almost, the edge of the box [...]

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Competition: Win a Manchester United 2013-14 Home Or Away Shirt

As we head towards the start of a new football season, StretfordEndArising.com has a 2013/14 Manchester United home or away jersey to give away courtesy of SoccerPro.com. The aim of the competition is to guess the time of the first goal scored in United’s Community Shield encounter against Wigan Athletic on Sunday, 11 August 2013. [...]

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Henriquez Secures Wigan Loan Move and King Joins Blackburn Permanently

By Nathan Youd Angelo Henriquez has joined Wigan Athletic on loan until the end of the season. The 18-year-old Chilean International joined Manchester United in the summer and has made four appearances scoring two goals in the process for the U21s team. Henriquez is in line to make his debut against AFC Bournemouth in the third [...]

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5 Things We Learned: Manchester United 4 Wigan Athletic 0

By Thomas Doyle 1. Buttner Can Challenge Evra With Patrice Evra out injured against Roberto Martinez’s side, the stage was set for Alexander Buttner to make his Manchester United debut – and what a debut it was. The young Dutchman was a livewire down the left for United, and ended up with a superb goal and an [...]

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Match Preview: Manchester United vs. Wigan Athletic

By Richard Evans Introduction Manchester United entertain Roberto Martinez’s Wigan on Saturday, looking to record a third straight win in the league, and keep pace with early league leaders Chelsea. It was only Robin Van Persie’s excellence that allowed United to notch up a second win of the season at Southampton two weeks ago, after [...]

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5 Things We Learned: Wigan Athletic 1 Manchester United 0

By Thomas Doyle 1) Scholes has become integral to United…again With Paul Scholes being given a rest, the midfield duties were left to Michael Carrick and Ryan Giggs against a WIgan side that has never gained a Premiership point from United. While the duo combined for a slick move in the first half, they failed [...]

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Manchester United 2010-11 Season Review Part 3 (February – May)

By Mark Young. Read Manchester United 2010-11 Season Review here February (PL) United 3 – 1 Aston Villa (PL) Wolves 2 – 1 United (PL) United 2 – 1 Manchester City (FA) United 1 – 0 Crawley (CL) Marseille 0 -0 United (PL) Wigan Athletic 0 – 4 United February was an interesting month for [...]

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Manchester United 2010-11 Season Review Part 2 (November – January)

By Mark Young. Read Manchester United 2010-11 Season Review here November (CL) Bursaspor 0-3 United (PL) United 2-1 Wolverhampton Wanderers (PL) Manchester City City 0-0 United (PL) Aston Villa 2-2 United (PL) United 2-0 Wigan Athletic (UCL) Glasgow Rangers 0-1 United (UCL) United 7-1 Blackburn Rovers (CC) West Ham United 4-0 United Man United were [...]

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OSoC: Wigan Athletic Fans on Today’s Match and Relegation

With Manchester United facing Wigan on Saturday, I posed several questions to forum members of the Vital Football’s Wigan Forum Section. Read the Stretford End Arising match preview here: Wigan Athletic vs. Manchester United. Stretford End Arising: What are your thoughts on Saturday’s game? What team is Roberto Martinez likely to select and what formation [...]

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