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Putting Pressure On Wigan Is Bad Idea For Chelsea

Putting Pressure On Wigan Is Bad Idea For Chelsea

Chelsea need a favour from Wigan to claim the league title and they become obsessed with their conspiracy theories.

Avram Grant, Michael Ballack and John Terry all appealed to Wigan, give us a game etc. Their supporters (and the ABUs) blast Curbishley and West Ham, conveniently forgetting that the Hammers gave their most spirited display of their campaign against United while they collapsed disgracefully against Chelsea.

Never mind that, it's time for Wigan to deliver. But putting pressure on them isn't the best idea dear old Chelsea guys. A side with nothing to play for can lack commitment but they could also be liberated. If they are weighed down by conspiracy theories they might be stifled by it.

The ideal scenario is of course that Wigan ignore these talks, turn up 100% committed and fight to the death. It could happen - but it should be irrelevant.

It might sound arrogant but it really only depends on United. The gulf in class is obvious between the teams so a fully committed United should always beat a fully committed Wigan especially that we have a fantastic record against the Latics. Bad refereeing decisions and sheer bad luck notwithstanding, if United turn up they should have no problems with securing back-to-back titles.

But if Wigan roll over - well, I for one will appreciate the irony: United who always have to face teams who regard this as their biggest game of the season clinch the league against two teams who can't be bothered to put up a real fight.

Oh, and Chelsea: don't forget, you have one game to play. Gary Megson tried to remind the footballing world of it but to no avail, his words went unnoticed.

Writer:Zae
Date:Wednesday May 7 2008
Time: 6:48PM

Comments

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who asked you mate?getting worried are we?
merlin
07/05/2008 19:28:00
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West Ham spirited display - what propoganda sheet you been reading? They were shocking!
merlin
07/05/2008 19:28:00
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spirited display? yeah right!
chelseaforever
07/05/2008 19:35:00
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ahaha, wigan do have something to play for, money;)
pulse
07/05/2008 20:40:00
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WHO THE ***** ARE MAN UTD? WHO THE ***** ARE MAN UTD?
pulse
07/05/2008 20:40:00
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man utd are the best team in this country and soon to be kings of europe again. does that answer your question?
rooneyisgod
07/05/2008 20:52:00
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not really! i think portsmouth are the best team in this country, europe, and the world, and i have never heard THEM being refered to as man u :P.
pompeycarpet
07/05/2008 21:57:00
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A spirited display from westham for giving the Manc a win without any fight..Fantastic..
captnTERRYfic
08/05/2008 03:43:00
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^ yup kind of like they did to Chelsea. We're even.
Paulinho
08/05/2008 04:22:00
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Could be that the match might be investigated for fixing.. West Ham rolled over and had there tummy tickled.....Points deducted no title..
Tiny T
08/05/2008 09:00:00
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