At this time of year, when the pre-season reports come out, and the media and oppsition fans start to write up what they think about the teams they will face; Wigan always come out bad. Even now after an impressive end to the season the wigan wide web is still alive with people writting us off.
But not our own fans. Everywhere and anywhere Wigan fans are poping up and telling the world, that this year will be our year!
I think it must be a first time that we now as a collective have seen the potential in our squad. We have seen how less can be more, and how sticking to your principles and keeping to march on consistantly (I know its a word we don't use with Wigan) can bring results.
We saw it last year, now we the fans want more of the same.
This isn't a pre-season report (that will come over the weekend) what I am saying that for the first time, in a good few years. Everyone seems to be going in the right direction with Wigan. All the players know what is expected of them, all the fans know what is expected of them (more great atmouspheres like we saw against Manchester United and Newcastle United), and the manager knows what he must do to get the best out of his players.
Even though we have a tough start against Chelsea (a team that will have a lot to prove on the opening day), we could be ready to come out on top of them on the opening day. And the key factor comes in the belief that everyone has in and around the club.
So lets start this belief with two weeks to go to the start of the season, I am getting excited and can't wait for that first game buzz!