Date: 27th March 2020 at 6:10pm
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Some Wigan Athletic fans have flocked to a recent tweet that was posted by ex-Latics player Emmerson Boyce to reminisce over the club’s classic 3-2 win over West Ham United from the 2010/11 Premier League season. 

Boyce recently took to Twitter to share his gratitude for having had the chance to create “some fantastic memories throughout (his) football career”. The 40-year-old former Wigan player’s recent tweet linked to an Instagram post of his, in which he asks Latics fans to name their “favourite game” that the club managed to win between the period of 2006 and 2013, “apart from winning the FA Cup”. 

Boyce’s recent tweet has caught the attention of some Wigan fans, many of whom have been responding to the ex-Latics full-back by reminiscing over Wigan’s 3-2 home win over West Ham from matchday 37 of the 2010/11 Premier League campaign in response to his tweet. 

Read the responses of some Wigan fans who have been swooning over this classic Latics victory in the tweets below.

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As some of the fans stated in the tweets above, “West Ham United were relegated to the Championship” following the Latics’ “dramatic comeback”, as reported by the BBC, in this classic fixture. 

In their post-match report for this game, the BBC stated that Wigan’s comeback victory over West Ham kept “their hopes of Premier League survival alive” in the 2010/11 campaign. This victory ultimately did prove to be an important one for Wigan who finished in 16th place on the Premier League table that season, just three points clear of 18th placed Birmingham City

Considering that this classic Wigan comeback victory came towards the end of the 2010/11 season, with the club battling relegation, it may be understandable why some Latics supporters have been looking back fondly on this historic win.