Ben Watson

  • Roberto Martinez and Ben Watson inspiration behind Manchester City upset: Uwe Rosler March 10, 2014

    Former manager Roberto Martinez and FA Cup final hero Ben Watson were the inspiration behind Wigan Athletic's quarter-final upset win over English Premier League aristocrats Manchester City, victorious manager Uwe Rosler said. The holders were given little hope of repeating their 1-0 final win over City in May, masterminded by now...
  • Wigan beat Manchester City to win FA Cup for first time May 12, 2013

    London: As blue-and-white confetti exploded under the Wembley arch, Wigan players lifted a trophy for the first time in the club's 81-year history. In one of the biggest FA Cup final upsets, a team playing non-league football 35 years ago and assembled for barely $30 million beat big-spending Manchester City 1-0...
  • Wigan's Ben Watson suffers broken leg November 18, 2012

    London: Wigan Athletic midfielder Ben Watson suffered a broken leg in his side's 3-0 Premier League defeat at Liverpool on Saturday. "It is a broken leg and we will see the extent of the break and what treatment he needs," Wigan manager Roberto Martinez told reporters after the former England Under-21...
  • Wigan beat Tottenham 1-0 in Premier League November 3, 2012

    London: Ben Watson scored his first English Premier League goal since December 2011 to give Wigan a 1-0 victory over Tottenham at White Hart Lane on Saturday. The midfielder scored in the 56th minute when he turned in a Shaun Maloney ball from close range to break the deadlock for the...