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Premier League

  • 22 May 2011
  • • 16:00
  • • Britannia Stadium, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire
  • Referee: A. Marriner
  • • Attendance: 27566

Live Commentary

  • FULL TIME! Stoke 0-1 Wigan. Hugo Rodallega's second-half goal seals Wigan's Premier League safety after a hard-fought win for Roberto Martinez's side
  • 90' + 3'
    SubstitutionCharles N'Zogbia Victor Moses
  • 90' + 3'
    Late change as N'Zogbia leaves the field and Victor Moses comes on
  • 90' + 2'
    Delap throw is dropped by Al Habsi but Wigan scramble the ball away
  • 90'
    Shout for Stoke penalty turned away as Stoke begin to add pressure
  • 90'
    Five minutes of added time at the Britannia
  • 88'
    Wigan keeping the ball nicely as they try to play the game out
  • 86'
    SubstitutionHugo Rodallega Franco Di Santo
  • 85'
    Wigan remove goal-scorer Rodallega for Franco Di Santo
  • 84'
    Yellow Card Emmerson Boyce
  • 84'
    Whelen takes free-kick but shot dips just over the bar
  • 83'
    Stoke free-kick, just outside the box that earns Boyce a yellow card
  • 82'
    Game now gone flat but Wigan fans are singing, as right now they are safe
  • 78'
    Assist Maynor Figueroa
  • 78'
    Goal Hugo Rodallega
  • 78'
    SubstitutionKenwyne Jones John Alieu Carew
  • 78'
    GOAL! N'Zogbia's skip's pasts Wilkinson crosses the ball in for Rodallega to head past Begovic Stoke 0-1 Wigan
  • 75'
    Wigan fans celebrating a Man Utd goal at Old Trafford, which means as it stands Wigan would be staying-up
  • 73'
    Diame shot from just inside the box saved at his near-post by Begovic
  • 72'
    SubstitutionMatthew Etherington Dean Whitehead
  • 72'
    Stoke sub, Matthew Etherington departs for Dean Whitehead. Game begining to open-up but Wigan need a goal
  • 70'
    Glen Whelen shot from 20 yards saved by Al Habsi
  • 67'
    SubstitutionConor Sammon Tom Cleverley
  • 67'
    Yellow Card Maynor Figueroa
  • 67'
    Clerverly makes instant impact with shot on left had side of the box. Saved by Begovic
  • 66'
    Maynor Figueroa is booked. Wigan make substitution, Tom Cleverley replacing Conor Sammon
  • 64'
    Shot by Watson hits own player Sammon and is cleared
  • 63'
    Yellow Card Matthew Etherington
  • 61'
    Conor Sammon turns on the edge of the box and shoots across goal, but Begovic saves and holds the ball well.
  • 59'
    N'Zogbia forces a Wigan corner after a mazy run into the box but easily caught by Begovic
  • 59'
    Wigan keeping the ball much better in this second period
  • 55'
    Yellow Card James McCarthy
  • 55'
    McCarthy booked for Wigan and another Rory Delap throw is met by Jones but he can't get his header on target
  • 53'
    Walters run almost get's him through on goal but is eventually crowded-out by three Wigan defenders
  • 51'
    Nice break from Wigan, leads to Rodallega in space on the left, but his attempted shot is blocked
  • 48'
    Wigan looking more dangerous already, and look up for the fight. N'Zogbia shoots again but his wild effort goes wide
  • 46'
    Wigan get the second-half underway. Big 45 minutes for the Latics
  • 46'
    Hugo Rodallega storms in the Stoke box but is crowded out. Ball falls loose to N'Zogbia who shoots on goal but ruled offside
  • Goalless at half-time. Stoke by far the better team, with Kenwyne Jones going closest. Wigan need a goal in the second half or will face relegation to the Championship
  • 43'
    Wigan fans hear of Blackpool equaliser at Old Trafford, bad news for them but their team need some inspiration right now
  • 40'
    Wigan earn their first corner, but Ben Watson's short corner comes to nothing thanks to Charles N'Zogbia's miss-control
  • 36'
    Shot on right-hand corner of the box from Pennant, saved by Al Habsi. Stoke threat all from the right-flank in this first half
  • 34'
    Game now getting scrappy, Wigan remain nervy and still struggling to get any foothold in the game
  • 31'
    Half an hour gone and Wigan have failed to get into the game. With Blackpool losing at Old Trafford, it's Wigan and Blackpool who still are in the bottome three right now
  • 28'
    Diame conceeds another free-kick with foul on Pennant inside Stoke half
  • 27'
    Jermaine Pennant and Maynor Figueroa exchange fouls on the right-flank both conceeding free-kicks
  • 24'
    Shot from Kenwyne Jones on right-hand side of box from Walters pass. Saved by Al Habsi at near post
  • 22'
    Free-kick is aimed at the far post but Ryan Shawcross can't get on the end of it and goes out of play for a goal-kick
  • 21'
    Yellow Card A. Alcáraz
  • 21'
    Alcaraz is shown a yellow card and Stoke have a free-kick on the left-hand side of the goal.
  • 17'
    It's all Stoke here and Wigan, desperate for the win can't seem to get hold of the ball
  • 14'
    Kenwyne Jones shot from Rory Delap throw is cleared off the line by Emmerson Boyce
  • 12'
    More corners for Stoke and Al Habsi has to punch-clear on two consecutive corners from Pennant
  • 9'
    The ball is in the back on the net, but John Walters effort from a Stoke corner is ruled-out for offisde
  • 8'
    First shot on goal for Wigan, Mohamed Diame takes a while stab at goal but the shot is well wide
  • 7'
    Stoke continue to press but Wigan starting to settle and break into the Stoke half
  • 3'
    Stoke have started the brighter, with a sucsession of thow-ins. Wigan look nervy and surrender possesion on a number of occasions
  • 1'
    Antolin Alcaraz is guilty of a sloppy back-pass that almost let's in Kenwyne Jones, but Ali Al Habsi is quick to clear-up the danger
  • 1'
    Stoke City kick-off at a very windy Britannia Stadium. Stoke all in red and Wigan in all black
  • For Stoke Jermaine Pennat and Rory Delap return for Stoke as does Keynwyn Jones. Connor Sammon gets a start for Wigan after his crucial goal at West Ham last weekend.
  • We're live at the Britannia Stadium for this key game on a Surivival Sunday, as Stoke City host a Wigan side, where only a win will do to keep-up their hopes of staying in the Premier League