On this day in 2013 Wigan celebrate FA C

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Wigan produced  Paul Martin Jersey one of the biggest upsets in FA Cup history when they beat Manchester City 1-0 at Wembley, on this day in 2013.Ben Watsons late header clinched a fairytale win for the Latics, who won their first major trophy just 35 years after becoming a Football League club.Roberto Mancinis big-spending City, who won the FA Cup in 2011, were overwhelming favourites having been crowned Premier League champions in 2012.The Latics were in the Premier Leagues bottom three and were given little chance after beating Bournemouth, Macclesfield, Huddersfield, Everton and Millwall to earn their chance of glory.But manager Roberto Martinez said: We all know Manchester City are the major favourites, and rightly so. But there  Joel Ward Jersey are many examples of major upsets in the past. It can happen, but we will have to be perfect.In the event, it proved a perfect afternoon for Wigans on-loan Atletico Madrid goalkeeper Joel Robles, who saved from Yaya Toure, Sergio Aguero, Samir Nasri and most notably denied Carlos Tevez with his legs to keep Mancinis San Jose Sharks Jersey  all-stars at bay. Having weathered a storm, the underdogs went close when Shaun Maloneys free-kick hit the cro sbar and they gained fresh impetus six minutes from time when City defender Pablo Zabaleta was sent off for a second bookable offence. Martin Jones Jersey The decisive moment came in the final minute of normal time when Watson met Maloneys corner at the near post and glanced a header over the helple s Joe Hart.Wigan chairman Dave Whelan, who had famously broken his leg while playing for Blackburn in the 1960 final, revealed afterwards he had envisioned the victory in a dream several weeks earlier.The then-76-year-old, who had led the team out, said: I did predict all this and it was a fantastic dream.It was a lovely dream that night and its come true.Mancini was sacked by City two days later and was replaced by Manuel Pellegrini on June 14, nine days after Martinez had departed  Justin Braun Jersey Wigan to replace Manchester United-bound David Moyes as Everton manager.

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