'Good point' for Wigan Athletic, reckons Leam Richardson

Wigan Athletic's 0-0 draw against Bristol Rovers will hopefully prove to be a point gained rather than two dropped, according to acting manager Leam Richardson.

Wednesday, 25th November 2020, 11:05 am
Leam Richardson

Latics saw their winless sequence extend to 12 matches after the DW Stadium stalemate - a result which sees them drop back to the bottom of League One.

Richardson, though, was keen to accentuate the positives after the game.

"I hope it can prove to be a good point at the end of the day," he said.

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"I've always been brought up with the thinking that if you're not going to win a game then don't lose it.

"I thought the energy of the young lads ran out maybe 70-80 minutes in, and it was our decision then that we didn't lose any ground.

"Again we had to dig in and work hard, but I thought we thoroughly deserved the draw.

"There's still a lot to come from this young group, but it starts with honesty and endeavour and they've got that in abundance.

“We are trying to work tirelessly on the training ground and they are taking information in every single day.

"The schedule is coming thick and fast but they’re giving their all and that’s all they can do – give their best and try and represent Wigan Athletic as best they can.”

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