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Wigan 3 - Aston Villa 2

JJB Stadium

18/04/2006

Attendance: 17,330

Referee:

Wigan
3 - 2
Aston Villa
Bullard (25 ) Camara (56 and 60)
 
Angel (53), Ridgewell (67)
 
Venue: JJB Stadium
 
Attendance: 17,330
The Teams
John Filan
 
 
 
Thomas Sorensen
 
 
Pascal Chimbonda
 
 
 
Aaron Hughes
 
 
66
Stephane Henchoz
 
 
 
Gary Cahill
 
 
Paul Scharner
 
 
 
Liam Ridgewell
 
 
Leighton Baines
 
 
 
Jlloyd Samuel
 
 
Gary Teale
 
 
 
James Milner
 
 
Damien Francis
 
 
79
 
Gavin McCann
 
 
Jimmy Bullard
 
 
 
Craig Gardner
 
 
46
Reto Ziegler
 
 
81
 
Gareth Barry
 
 
Henri Camara
 
 
 
Juan Pablo Angel
 
 
Jason Roberts
 
 
 
Milan Baros
 
 
Substitutes
Ryan Taylor
 
 
 
Ulises De la Cruz
 
 
66
Graham Kavanagh
 
 
79
 
Wilfred Bouma
 
 
Andreas Johansson
 
 
 
Kevin Phillips
 
 
Michael Pollitt
 
 
 
Gabriel Agbonlahor
 
 
46
Lee McCulloch
 
 
81
 
Stuart Taylor
 
 
Game Statistics
18
Goal Attempts
9
11
On Target
4
8
Corners
7
2
Yellow Cards
2
55
%
45




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Writer: J P Fear Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday April 18 2006

Time: 9:40PM

Your Comments

Back to earth with a bump, hey guys and gals
still skeggy
Back to earth with a bump, hey guys and gals
still skeggy
I cant believe little Wigan did the double over us. How embarrassing! DOL is certainly going for that worst ever premiership points finish isnt he?
deanovilla
I cant believe little Wigan did the double over us. How embarrassing! DOL is certainly going for that worst ever premiership points finish isnt he?
deanovilla
< sarcasm mode on> What are you on about, we are in a thrilling competition for 14th place. It is just Soooooo exciting. Sounds like we played ok but at the end of the day, we have again failed to win a back to back game, ffs, we should be able to go on a run of 2 wins surely?! Got our bogee team coming on Saturday then we play Liverpool. Easy.
The Fear
< sarcasm mode on> What are you on about, we are in a thrilling competition for 14th place. It is just Soooooo exciting. Sounds like we played ok but at the end of the day, we have again failed to win a back to back game, ffs, we should be able to go on a run of 2 wins surely?! Got our bogee team coming on Saturday then we play Liverpool. Easy.
The Fear
DOH, I meant on Tuesday, the game has been moved. Mind you, might go and claim my seat for saturday instead, fancy seeing a decent team. Who's playing again!? ;-)
The Fear
DOH, I meant on Tuesday, the game has been moved. Mind you, might go and claim my seat for saturday instead, fancy seeing a decent team. Who's playing again!? ;-)
The Fear
All the old defensive faults were in evidence again. A game we could have/should have won. First half pretty much a non event for both teams apart from the Bullard goal, but second half I thought we gave as good as we got. Point(s) *****ed away though.
glensider
All the old defensive faults were in evidence again. A game we could have/should have won. First half pretty much a non event for both teams apart from the Bullard goal, but second half I thought we gave as good as we got. Point(s) *****ed away though.
glensider
wigans 1st home win of 2006, courtesy of the most " can we help stop your bad run" team in the prem?
eltoro
wigans 1st home win of 2006, courtesy of the most " can we help stop your bad run" team in the prem?
eltoro
Amazing isn't it? We always end other teams bad runs. Then Aitkin comes out and says we should have won.
The Fear
Amazing isn't it? We always end other teams bad runs. Then Aitkin comes out and says we should have won.
The Fear
Did anyone really expect us to win this?? And looking at the number of goal attempts I fail to see how we 'should have won'.
andrew144
Did anyone really expect us to win this?? And looking at the number of goal attempts I fail to see how we 'should have won'.
andrew144
I'm afraid a run of results to us this season has been one game and one game only
still skeggy
I'm afraid a run of results to us this season has been one game and one game only
still skeggy
Enjoying a pre-match drink we were in conversation with three Wigan season ticket holders, who admitted that the 2006 Wigan performances to date were way below the standard they had set in the earlier part of the season. Typical then they get back to winning ways against our lot.
glensider
Enjoying a pre-match drink we were in conversation with three Wigan season ticket holders, who admitted that the 2006 Wigan performances to date were way below the standard they had set in the earlier part of the season. Typical then they get back to winning ways against our lot.
glensider
 

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