Midfielder felt Latics deserved a point against Sheffield Wednesday.
- Hull City loanee James Weir reflects on his Wigan Athletic debut.
- Weir believes Latics deserved more from clash with Sheffield Wednesday.
- Weir: “I felt good out there but it was a shame we didn’t get the result.”
Wigan Athletic midfielder James Weir was left to rue missing a golden opportunity to equalise for Latics after coming on as a substitute for his debut for the club during Friday night’s 1-0 defeat to Sheffield Wednesday at the DW Stadium.
Reflecting post-match on his debut with Latics PlayerHD, Weir said of his chance to score:
“I didn’t really think I was going to get on it when it was floated in there and it was just a bit too high for me.
“I am not known for my heading ability but I would have liked to have seen that one go in.”
On making his debut and how he’s settled in at Latics, he added:
“I got a great reaction from the crowd when I came on; it was my first game in a while so I am probably not fully match fit yet, but I felt good out there and it was just a shame we couldn’t get another goal and a point or a win.”
“It’s been good, we have only had two training sessions so I have just been meeting the lads and having a bit of banter and it’s nice to get settled down.”
Latics lost the match with the Owls to Ross Wallace’s goal just before half-time at the end of Wednesday’s best period in the game, though Warren Joyce’s side were in control for the majority of the contest.
“I thought we did well when I came on, to be fair we were doing well beforehand to be fair, and I thought we deserved a point if not three out of the game,” Weir explained.
“We had 15 minutes in the first-half where we were pegged back a bit but apart from that we dominated the game, so we were unlucky.”