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  • Date:13 May 2012
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:The DW Stadium
  • Attendance:21,986
  • Di Santo (11)
    Boyce (13) Boyce (78)
  • Jarvis (8) Fletcher (85)
Goal!

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93:29 +3.29

Hugo Rodallega has an effort at goal from deep inside the penalty area that bounces off the post.

92:40 +2.40

Free kick awarded for a foul by Jordi Gomez on Karl Henry. Free kick taken by Karl Henry.

90:29 +0.29

Outswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Jordi Gomez.

90:10 +0.10

Albert Crusat takes a shot. Save by Carl Ikeme.

89:15

Karl Henry takes a shot. James McArthur gets a block in.

88:35

Jordi Gomez gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Karl Henry. Karl Henry takes the indirect free kick.

87:31

Matthew Jarvis takes the outswinging corner, save by Ali Al Habsi.

85:22

Steven Fletcher finds the back of the net with a goal from inside the penalty box low into the middle of the goal. Wigan 3-2 Wolverhampton.

84:19

Corner taken left-footed by Jordi Gomez from the right by-line, comfortable save by Carl Ikeme.

81:30

Shaun Maloney leaves the field to be replaced by Jordi Gomez.

80:02

Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Jean Beausejour from the right by-line, clearance by Richard Stearman.

78:38

Emmerson Boyce fires in a goal from just inside the area to the top right corner of the goal. Wigan 3-1 Wolverhampton.Hugo Rodallega provided the assist for the goal.

77:33

Albert Crusat fouled by Matthew Jarvis, the ref awards a free kick. Hugo Rodallega on for Franco Di Santo. Albert Crusat restarts play with the free kick.

74:37

James McCarthy concedes a free kick for a foul on Christophe Berra. Sylvan Ebanks-Blake goes off and Steven Fletcher comes on. Stephen Ward takes the indirect free kick.

73:50

Short corner taken by Anthony Forde from the right by-line.

73:26

The ball is crossed by Anthony Forde, Gary Caldwell makes a clearance.

72:42

Handball by Jean Beausejour. Indirect free kick taken by Anthony Forde.

72:04

Effort on goal by Albert Crusat from inside the penalty box misses to the right of the target.

71:06

James McCarthy takes a shot. Kevin Doyle gets a block in.

70:30

Outswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Shaun Maloney.

70:18

Shaun Maloney takes a shot. Save by Carl Ikeme.

69:18

Foul by Franco Di Santo on Christophe Berra, free kick awarded. Carl Ikeme takes the free kick.

68:16

Free kick awarded for a foul by James McCarthy on Anthony Forde. Free kick taken by Stephen Ward.

68:04

Kevin Doyle takes a shot. Ali Al Habsi makes a save.

67:41

Kevin Doyle takes a shot. Save made by Ali Al Habsi.

66:58

Adrian Lopez concedes a free kick for a foul on Sylvan Ebanks-Blake. Free kick taken by Matthew Jarvis.

65:01

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Stephen Ward by Albert Crusat. Indirect free kick taken by Carl Ikeme.

63:22

Foul by Christophe Berra on Franco Di Santo, free kick awarded. The referee books Christophe Berra for unsporting behaviour. Shaun Maloney takes the free kick.

62:43

Headed effort on goal by Sylvan Ebanks-Blake from just inside the box goes harmlessly over the goal.

62:32

Kevin Doyle takes a shot.

61:11

Franco Di Santo takes a shot. Save made by Carl Ikeme.

60:11

Jean Beausejour takes a shot. Save made by Carl Ikeme.

59:24

Free kick awarded for a foul by Ronald Zubar on Franco Di Santo. Shaun Maloney takes the indirect free kick.

57:54

Albert Crusat joins the action as a substitute, replacing Victor Moses.

57:43

Kevin Doyle gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Adrian Lopez. Stephen Hunt leaves the field to be replaced by Anthony Forde. Ali Al Habsi takes the indirect free kick.

54:55

The offside flag is raised against Franco Di Santo. Carl Ikeme takes the indirect free kick.

53:12

Corner taken by Jean Beausejour from the left by-line, Christophe Berra makes a clearance.

50:29

Karl Henry gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Franco Di Santo. Dorus De Vries leaves the field to be replaced by Carl Ikeme. Gary Caldwell takes the indirect free kick.

47:26

Victor Moses produces a right-footed shot from deep inside the penalty box which goes wide of the left-hand post.

46:04 +1.04

Matthew Jarvis concedes a free kick for a foul on Adrian Lopez. Indirect free kick taken by Gary Caldwell.

45:29

The offside flag is raised against Franco Di Santo. Indirect free kick taken by Christophe Berra.

44:04

Stephen Ward fouled by Adrian Lopez, the ref awards a free kick. Adrian Lopez receives a caution. Stephen Hunt takes the indirect free kick.

38:25

Foul by Franco Di Santo on Ronald Zubar, free kick awarded. Dorus De Vries takes the indirect free kick.

37:44

Header by Franco Di Santo from deep inside the penalty area misses to the right of the target.

37:06

Free kick awarded for a foul by Christophe Berra on Shaun Maloney. James McArthur restarts play with the free kick.

32:45

Sylvan Ebanks-Blake takes a shot. Blocked by Maynor Figueroa.

31:47

Franco Di Santo challenges Sylvan Ebanks-Blake unfairly and gives away a free kick. Richard Stearman takes the indirect free kick.

30:05

Shaun Maloney challenges Kevin Doyle unfairly and gives away a free kick. Karl Henry restarts play with the free kick.

27:57

Jean Beausejour takes the floated corner, Christophe Berra manages to make a clearance.

27:35

Victor Moses takes a shot. Ronald Zubar gets a block in.

26:25

Short corner worked by Jean Beausejour.

22:28

David Edwards fouled by James McCarthy, the ref awards a free kick. Karl Henry takes the free kick.

19:02

Shaun Maloney fouled by Richard Stearman, the ref awards a free kick. Richard Stearman receives a yellow card. Jean Beausejour restarts play with the free kick.

16:40

Effort from outside the box by Stephen Hunt goes wide right of the target.

14:59

Kevin Doyle takes a shot. Blocked by Gary Caldwell.

12:59

Corner taken left-footed by Jean Beausejour, Emmerson Boyce finds the net with a goal from close range high into the middle of the goal. Wigan 2-1 Wolverhampton.The assist for the goal came from Jean Beausejour.

12:47

Shaun Maloney takes a shot. Save by Dorus De Vries.

11:03

Goal scored by Franco Di Santo from just outside the box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Wigan 1-1 Wolverhampton.Assist by James McCarthy.

8:37

Matthew Jarvis finds the back of the net with a goal from the edge of the area to the top right corner of the goal. Wigan 0-1 Wolverhampton.Assist on the goal came from David Edwards.

8:24

David Edwards fouled by Victor Moses, the ref awards a free kick. Stephen Ward restarts play with the free kick.

7:08

Stephen Ward gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on James McCarthy. Indirect free kick taken by Gary Caldwell.

5:20

Christophe Berra fouled by Franco Di Santo, the ref awards a free kick. Christophe Berra takes the indirect free kick.

1:43

Unfair challenge on Stephen Hunt by Maynor Figueroa results in a free kick. Indirect free kick taken by Ronald Zubar.

0:10

Outswinging corner taken by Jean Beausejour, Christophe Berra makes a clearance.

Match Preview

Caldwell a leader - Martinez Wigan boss Roberto Martinez has paid tribute to captain Gary Caldwell, praising the way the Scot has brought together a diverse dressing room at the DW Stadium and fostered the team spirit which has helped guide the club to safety. Caldwell, who joined from Celtic in 2010, has been key to a remarkable late-season surge that has seen the Barclays Premier League outfit secure their survival in the division with one game to go. Wigan ensured they will be playing top-flight football for an eighth successive campaign next term when they triumphed 1-0 at Blackburn on Monday night - their sixth victory in eight matches. Before that sequence of results - which also featured shock wins over Liverpool, Manchester United, Arsenal and Newcastle - the Latics were joint-bottom of the league but the dramatic turnaround means they head into the final day of the season lying 15th, five points clear of the drop zone. With the odds looking stacked against them, Martinez's cosmopolitan squad has shown great strength and unity to haul themselves out of trouble, something the Spaniard feels Caldwell, who this week picked up Wigan's player of the year award, has been at the heart of. Speaking at a press conference to preview his team's season-closing home clash with already-relegated bottom side Wolves, Martinez said: "Gary has been a very consistent character and I think you have seen that since he arrived at the football club. "I don't think it has just been this season - it is part of his nature. "He is a leader and someone who has real high standards and that affects other players. "I think the biggest strength of Gary is that he has been able to get the whole group together. "Remember, our group - it is not a difficult one but it is a challenge because you have got 12 or 13 different nationalities. "That brings various cultural differences but he has managed to get it together and we have the meaning of playing for Wigan Athletic as the direction for everyone. "He also deserves the credit he is getting because he has had a very strong season. "The second half of the season has been really, really good and he has developed very strong partnerships with people around him. "He has been a real credit to himself and his family and we are very proud to have him here at Wigan." Former Wolves player David Jones is Wigan's only fitness concern. Terry Connor believes new Wolves manager Stale Solbakken will be under pressure to guide the club straight back to the Barclays Premier League. Former FC Copenhagen and Cologne boss Solbakken has been announced as Mick McCarthy's successor and will be unveiled to the media on Monday. Interim boss Connor failed in his attempt to keep Wolves in the top flight and will be aiming for his first win in 13 attempts at Wigan. He said: "Whoever was in charge, there would be big pressure to get back (to the Premier League). We'll be no doubt one of the favourites to return so there'll always be pressure on. "Wolves is a big club with a lot of tradition. We want to play in the Premier League. "Whoever took over would have found themselves under pressure to deliver Premier League football. "Stale will want to win some games and get us out of the Championship as soon as possible. "He'll come into a club that's ready to turn their fortunes around. I think there's a good platform here to work from." Connor was one of the candidates to replace McCarthy but will have no problem reverting to being one of the Wolves backroom team - a role he has filled for 13 years. He knows results under his command did not aid his hopes of being given the job full-time. Connor said: "I'm just a man who works for Wolves. I was asked to work for 13 games as manager and, on Sunday, I will complete that. "I was told that after that time the club would make decisions for the good of the club. They made their decision and I always said I would abide by their decision. "I'll meet Stale on Monday and I'll offer every assistance I can from that day on going forwards. "I'm a football man and I know, if you draw four games out of 12, it's not going to put you in the best light for the job. "That is the case no matter what's been done on the training pitch, or what people are saying like how well I've worked with people behind the scenes. "Results are the most important thing and I understand that." Winger Michael Kightly (groin) is unlikely to be available after being unable to train this week.

Formation:343Manager: Roberto Martinez

Wigan

Formation: 442Manager: Terry Connor

Wolverhampton

  • Ali Al Habsi
  • Adrian Lopez
  • Gary Caldwell
  • Maynor Figueroa
  • Emmerson Boyce
  • James McCarthy
  • James McArthur
  • Jean Beausejour
  • Victor Moses
  • Franco Di Santo
  • Shaun Maloney
  • SUBS
  • Michael Pollitt
  • Albert Crusat
  • Ben Watson
  • Jordi Gomez
  • Conor Sammon
  • Hugo Rodallega
  • Mohamed Diame

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Match Report

Form Guide

    LWWLWW
  • Wigan
  • VS
  • Wolverhampton
  • LLDLDD

Last Meetings

  • Wolverhampton
  • 3 - 1
  • Wigan
  • 06/11/2011
  • Wolverhampton
  • 1 - 2
  • Wigan
  • 26/12/2010
  • Wigan
  • 2 - 0
  • Wolverhampton
  • 02/10/2010
  • Wolverhampton
  • 0 - 2
  • Wigan
  • 16/01/2010
  • Wigan
  • 0 - 1
  • Wolverhampton
  • 18/08/2009

Top Scorers

Wigan

  • V Moses 6
  • F Di Santo 6
  • G Caldwell 3
  • J McArthur 3
  • M Diame 3
  • J Gomez 3
  • S Maloney 2
  • AV Alcaraz 2
  • H Rodallega 2
  • E Boyce 1
  • AD Crusat 1
  • B Watson 1

Wolverhampton

  • S Fletcher 11
  • M Jarvis 7
  • K Doyle 4
  • M Kightly 3
  • D Edwards 3
  • S Ward 3
  • J O'Hara 2
  • R Zubar 1
  • S Ebanks-Blake 1

Goals

Wigan

    • Total goals 99
    • Goals per game 39
  • 3 (For) 6 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 2 (For) 1 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 2 (For) 6 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 5 (For) 6 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 8 (For) 8 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 4 (For) 7 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 5 (For) 9 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 3 (For) 6 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 7 (For) 11 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Wolverhampton

    • Total goals 98
    • Goals per game 38
  • (For) 9 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 1 (For) 10 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 6 (For) 7 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 6 (For) 7 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 9 (For) 8 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 3 (For) 10 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 3 (For) 12 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 3 (For) 7 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 7 (For) 9 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

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