A view of Wigan from Sunderland via FC Union Berlin

Don't throw yourselves off the pier, says Jake
The road to Wigan. Fear?, asks Jake

The Wigan Athletic fan site This Northern Soul (co-founder B Ramsdale, a lay visiting preacher in this parish) wanted to chat to a Sunderland supporter ahead of WAFC v SAFC this Saturday. It opted to look beyond the culture and eloquence of Salut! Sunderland. No hard feelings here; the man Bernard and his mates found was one Mark Wilson, a Mackem on manoeuvres in Berlin. Here is the resulting conversation, preceded by This Northern Soul’s introduction …

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