EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Roberto Martinez – Wigan’s Folk Hero On The FA Cup: “You Could Feel The Old Springfield Park Character Shining Through at Wembley”

“Maloney takes… AND IT’S IN! IT’S BEN WATSON! IT’S BEN WATSON FOR WIGAN ATHLETIC! THEY’VE SURELY WON THE FA CUP! FOR DAVE WHELAN, FOR ROBERTO MARTINEZ! YOU JUST CANNOT WRITE SCRIPTS LIKE THIS!” – Martin Tyler, 11th May 2013 That day. An exalted day in the history of Wigan Athletic. Just the mention is enough to…

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Nathan Ellington – The Duke Back In Wigan Talking About Football As A Muslim, Missing The Beautiful Game and Wanting to Come Back To Wigan Athletic

“THE DUKE, THE DUKE, THE DUKE IS ON FIRE” Very rarely is a footballer so beloved by supporters that they are unofficially given a title of nobility, but ask any football fan donning a blue and white Latics strip and they will tell you why. With vehement pace, implausible strength and an equally prolific striking partner…

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Din Thomas – Telling Jokes and Triangle Chokes

Jens Pulver. Clay Guida. Matt Serra. Three huge names that fell victim to Din Thomas inside a mixed martial arts arena. The former UFC fighter was a force to be reckoned with inside the caged entrapment of the Octagon, securing 26 wins across his MMA career and became an eminent figure in the sport. Now retired, Din…

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Joe Wood – The Enthralling Story Of An Emphatic Boxer

At a quaint gym in Liverpool a ferocious boxer trains. That gym; Rydal Boxing Gym. The boxer; talented and auspicious professional boxer Joe “The Rydal Psycho” Wood. The 24 year old Merseyside fighter already has a quintuple of professional bouts under his belt and has impressively won four of them, already showing what a formidable force he…