Pre-match talking points for Blackburn Rovers before Wigan Athletic trip

Rovers travel to Wigan Athletic this weekend, with numerous talking factors ahead of the gane. WOEFUL WIGAN RECORD

It is now 12 trips to Wigan without a win for Rovers who had been knocked out of the FA Cup at the DW Stadium in January. They led through

Reda Khadra’s strike, and appeared to have taken the game to extra time while Daniel Ayala made it 2-2, but an afternoon 

to forget about for goalkeeper Aynsley Pears noticed Rovers exit on the 1/3 round level over again That made it 12 games among

the sides at the DW Stadium without a Rovers victory New Year’s Day 2007, courtesy of an Emile Heskey own goal,

Matt Derbyshire strike and Benni McCarthy penalty, changed into the ultimate time Rovers received at Wigan, a 

record they’ll be looking to trade this weekend. Wigan, promoted to the Championship as winners of League One last season, have 10

points from their seven games played and will move above Rovers with a win They are yet to win at home this season however, with three 

attract and a 5-1 defeat to Burnley of their 4 home furniture Rovers have 4 wins and 4 defeats from their 8 Championship furniture,