Wigan 0-0 Swansea

Credits roll on Wigan's great escape

May 8, 2013
By Richard Jolly, DW Stadium
Mentions of Wigan and "The Great Escape" have gone hand in hand over recent seasons, but this was more Steve Kean than Steve McQueen. It was, perhaps, the day that Wigan's eight-season stay in the Premier League was effectively ended, an evening of high farce in defence as a wonderful chance to extricate themselves from the bottom three was squandered. "A unique opportunity," Roberto Martinez termed it. Wigan contrived to spurn it in a fashion that was both familiar and, as their defending reached ...

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