Blackburn Rovers v Wigan Athletic

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What makes Wigan so Athletic?

Training kestrels wearing Roman armour
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30%
Working on arable farming
1
10%
Igor Tudor's workout regimen
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10%
Something something Nordic bakeware
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Whooping with the gibbons
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50%
Having seconds of the moon being made of spare rib
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No votes
 
Total votes: 10

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Blackburn Rovers v Wigan Athletic

Post by Thorisgodpoo » Fri Mar 03, 2017 5:45 pm

This is an absolute must win for survival. Losing is unacceptable unfortunately.

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Re: Blackburn Rovers v Wigan Athletic

Post by Ethiaa » Fri Mar 03, 2017 6:28 pm

What does unacceptable result in?

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Post by mcteeth » Fri Mar 03, 2017 6:33 pm

Poll is a tougher call than the match!

Clearly a very important game where we really should be favourites to win. Lots of positives coming out of the club since the win against Derby and the players I think will certainly be confident and are responding to Mowbray well. Looking at this game and Cardiff on Tuesday I think you'd want to see 4 points at least to help us really pull away, certainly when we then face Norwich and Fulham away back to back which are both very difficult fixtures.

I think we'll win which will take pressure off having to get a win against Cardiff who have been in good form.

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Re: Blackburn Rovers v Wigan Athletic

Post by Thorisgodpoo » Fri Mar 03, 2017 6:56 pm

Ethiaa wrote:
Fri Mar 03, 2017 6:28 pm
What does unacceptable result in?
Unacceptable behavior

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Re: Blackburn Rovers v Wigan Athletic

Post by Darth Rover » Fri Mar 03, 2017 9:46 pm

A win for Rovers would be fantastic. Also Burton and Bristol to lose would be unbelievable and not to mention impossible as they are playing each other.

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Re: Blackburn Rovers v Wigan Athletic

Post by RoverSteve » Sat Mar 04, 2017 4:23 am

Wigan manager may not be at the game, this seems to have made the folk of the Wigan forums hopeful of a good result, some even speculating that its a "gardening leave" situation

Rovers could potentially put Bristol and Wolves beneath them if results go our way. As teeth says, Cardiff are in good form, Kenneth Zohore especially and i can see him being a handful on Tuesday, so its important we do the job against a team in poor form today.

cant help but see anything but a win here

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Re: Blackburn Rovers v Wigan Athletic

Post by mrblackbat » Sat Mar 04, 2017 6:14 am

Ethiaa wrote:
Fri Mar 03, 2017 6:28 pm
What does unacceptable result in?
An increased chance that we don't get the points needed tobstay up?

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Re: Blackburn Rovers v Wigan Athletic

Post by Ethiaa » Sat Mar 04, 2017 7:12 am

Not a great deal then. We'd have to accept it :yeahright:

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Re: Blackburn Rovers v Wigan Athletic

Post by thehatts » Sat Mar 04, 2017 10:52 am

Will be a massive 3 points if we can win today. I'm feeling confident the boys can do it. At full time hopefully we have dragged another 2 or 3 teams into this dog fight.

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Re: Blackburn Rovers v Wigan Athletic

Post by thehatts » Sat Mar 04, 2017 10:59 am

thehatts wrote:
Sat Mar 04, 2017 10:52 am
Will be a massive 3 points if we can win today. I'm feeling confident the boys can do it. At full time hopefully we have dragged another 2 or 3 teams into this dog fight.
When I say a massive 3 points I don't mean it will be any bigger physically than normal 3 points for a win. Just in case someone decides to be pedantic again.

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Re: Blackburn Rovers v Wigan Athletic

Post by rovertilidie » Sat Mar 04, 2017 12:00 pm

thehatts wrote:
Sat Mar 04, 2017 10:59 am
thehatts wrote:
Sat Mar 04, 2017 10:52 am
Will be a massive 3 points if we can win today. I'm feeling confident the boys can do it. At full time hopefully we have dragged another 2 or 3 teams into this dog fight.
When I say a massive 3 points I don't mean it will be any bigger physically than normal 3 points for a win. Just in case someone decides to be pedantic again.
To be honest I think today is a 6 pointer......let it roll.

Anyone seen the Sam Gallagher interview??

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Re: Blackburn Rovers v Wigan Athletic

Post by Gibbon » Sat Mar 04, 2017 12:29 pm

rovertilidie wrote:
Sat Mar 04, 2017 12:00 pm
Anyone seen the Sam Gallagher interview??
This one?

It may be my imagination, but everything coming out of Ewood regarding Mowbray seems very positive. More so than with the last few managerial appointments.

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Re: Blackburn Rovers v Wigan Athletic

Post by rovertilidie » Sat Mar 04, 2017 1:11 pm

No the one on rovers player....I was taking the micky....about 20 seconds in he says it felt like 2 points dropped against Burton but it was still a point...

I'll read the interview link now...thanks..the cartoon rag as my dad calls it.

Thanks

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Re: Blackburn Rovers v Wigan Athletic

Post by Gibbon » Sat Mar 04, 2017 3:08 pm

Hoban on the bench. :hyper:

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Re: Blackburn Rovers v Wigan Athletic

Post by Mr Rover Rover » Sat Mar 04, 2017 3:29 pm

Never fails to amaze me how shit Lowe is on the ball. Gives it away as often as not, can't shoot on target, not a good dribbler, don't recall him getting a header on goal. However, he is reasonably adequate at passing the ball backwards and sideways :roll:

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