Carlo Tevez Could Lose Respect – Martinez

Wigan manager Roberto Martinez has had first-hand experience of dealing with a wantaway player but insists his situation with winger Charles N’Zogbia cannot be compared with the Carlos Tevez saga. N’Zogbia was on the verge of leaving for Birmingham in the summer of 2010 only for the deal to collapse at the last minute. The Frenchman eventually left 12 months later for Aston Villa, the Latics’ opponents on Saturday, but…

September 29, 2011

Preview: Wigan v Birmingham

Wigan welcome Birmingham to the DW Stadium on Saturday with the battle for English Premier League survival on in earnest. Roberto Martinez’s Wigan side have won just one of their past 11 league games to sit bottom of the table on 27 points. Birmingham’s record is not much better, and although Alex McLeish’s side won the season’s first piece of silverware with a 2-1 win over Arsenal in last month’s…

March 18, 2011

Preview: Wigan v Stoke

Wigan hope to move out of the relegation zone when they welcome Stoke to DW Stadium on Saturday in the English Premier League. Stoke are now a firmly established Premier League side and followed their 12th placing in the 2008-09 season with an 11th-placed finish last season. After 15 matches this campaign, Tony Pulis’ men are in eighth spot on the standings with 20 points, and in their most recent…

December 2, 2010