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Disappointing Royals Gift Wigan Only Fifth Win

17 February 2015
By Hob Nob Anyone?

A scrappy goal from a corner gave struggling Wigan their fifth league win of the season as Reading's home from continues to decline. This was surely one of the poorest performances from the Royals for a very long time time. Steve Clarke was brutally honest and accurate in his post-match summary.

In his interview he revealed he was 'embarrassed to be a coach of a team that plays like that'. It was, as he put it so succinctly, 'rubbish'. It was certainly an evening to forget as even more fans than usual stayed away making a mockery of the official attendance of over 14,000.

Those that did make the effort sat in silence as their team failed to create any clear scoring opportunities against one of the poorest teams in the league. The manager accepted his responsibility for the poor performance but no matter how well prepared his team is, there is little he can do when his players make poor decisions all over the pitch throughout the game.

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