Latics entertain this seasons bogey side Bury at the DW Stadium, as we look to consolidate our position in the top two on Saturday, the man charged with ensuring fair play is the order of the day on the pitch will be Northumberland official, Scott Duncan.
This is Scott Duncan’s fourth season as a Football League ref following his promotion to the National List at the start of the 2012/13 season.
The Newcastle born whistle blower kicked off this season with us when we both travelled to the Ricoh Stadium on the first day of the new campaign, unfortunately we lost 2-0 to Coventry and had three players booked, Craig Morgan, Kev McNaughton and Cisco Junior, cheers for that Scott.
He made amends of sort when we played Gillingham at the DW Stadium in January, coming from two goals down we scored the winner in the 6th minute of stoppage time to take all the points in a dramatic finale, he did book both Max Power and Michael Jacobs, but he also did play on until we scored, so thanks there Scott, meant sincerely this time.
Duncan will be taking charge of just his 6th Latics game on Saturday, along with the Cov and Gills matches he was in charge of one Latics game last campaign, our away defeat to Bolton on the 7th November which signalled the end of Uwe Rösler’s reign as manager, he also had us twice in 2013/14, he was in charge of our trip to the Den back in December when we lost to Millwall, that day he issued two yellow cards Andy Keogh of Millwall and Latics defender Stephen Crainey, he was at the DW Stadium in March for our home win over Watford, booking Martyn Waghorn and three Watford players.
Of his 26 games so far this season ten have been in the Championship, eight in League 1, three in League 2 and five in various cup comps.
Scott Duncan Card Watch 2015/16
Games – 26
Yellows – 66
Reds – 2
Wigan Athletic v Bury
Referee – SCOTT DUNCAN
Assistants – Billy Khatib and Nigel Smith
Fourth Official – Danny Gratton
Scott Duncan at the DW this Saturday
By permission of Bernard Platt/Wigan Athletic
Check out the latest PWU Podcast – The Heartbeat Is Strong
Latics spring into second spot in the table and all is well.
A great away day at Walsall last Saturday, a bit of a PWU road trip, with Balti Pies and a full on ‘of the terrace’ report from Rob, Barry, Gareth and Paul.
We have a chat about the fantastic gesture of free coach travel to Swindon and question Adam as to why he’s declined and decided to go on a £30 return trip instead!
Bury at home on Saturday, can we finally rid ourselves of the bogey team status that they appear to have over us?
Millwall away on Tuesday, we have a quick look forward to the game, but get side tracked as usual!
The podcast can be listened to by clicking the embedded player below or downloaded to listen at you leisure by visiting www.buzzsprout.com