Player Ratings: Wigan Athletic

Last updated : 03 January 2006 By Brian Cartlidge

Taylor - Little to do.

Melchiot - Nice to see him back albeit just for forty-five minutes.

- Best game he's had in a long time.

Cunningham - Outstanding at both centre-back and right back.

Upson - Excellent. Commanding throughout.

Pennant - Absolutely superb and a great first Premier League goal for the club.

Johnson - Industrious, as ever.

Izzet - Tenacious - Played well.

Gray - Much more committed.

Jarosik- Good first half and an excellent cross for the first goal. Noticeably tired as the game went on.

Heskey - Jaded. Looked tired. Needs a goal.


Martin Taylor (for Melchiot, h/t) - Did ok.

(for Jarosik, 74) - Some nice touches.

Kilkenny (for Izzet, 84) - Lively.

Subs not used: Vaesen, Butt.