Posted on February 20, 2012
Wigan Athletic managed to close the gap between them and the rest of the other relegation candidates thanks to a well earned win against Bolton Wanderers at the Reebok stadium.
Manager Robert Martinez will have been relieved to have registered 3 points against their North West rivals, as it has been a very long time since his team had enjoyed such a significant boost in their points tally.
Bolton defender Sam Ricketts has said that a lot rests on the match against Wigan Athletic during the weekend.
Bolton Wanderers are struggling for form in the Premier league. As a result of it, they find themselves down in the relegation zone of the Premier League.
Even though they are just one point away from safety, there is a real chance that they could still get relegated to the Championship. Bolton still have a number of matches to play against the bottom clubs. They will be beginning with the match against Wigan athletic during the weekend.