West Ham 1-4 Wigan

Sloppy Hammers found wanting by Wigan

September 26, 2012
By Miguel Delaney, Upton Park
If you really wanted to reduce this Capital One Cup tie to its bare bones, you could just point to the number of regular starters. Wigan Athletic played three more than West Ham United's two and ended up winning by exactly three goals.

Except this game had a fair few irregular aspects. For Roberto Martinez, there was the outrageously good nature of his team's goals as well as the result at such a normally difficult away ground. For Sam Allardyce, there was the less pleasing manner of his ...

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