Monthly Archives: April 2012

Wigan take a massive step towards safety – Wigan Athletic 4 Newcastle United 0

Both Wigan and Newcastle went into this game in a rich vein of form. The home team had beaten Liverpool, Manchester United and Arsenal in recent weeks and the Champions League chasing Magpies had won six on the bounce. It … Continue reading

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Late Senderos goal puts the pressure back on Wigan – Fulham 2 Wigan Athletic 1

A cruel 89th minute winner by Fulham’s giant defender Phillipe Senderos and a win for QPR against Spurs meant that Wigan slipped to fourth from bottom of the league table with three games left to play. Wigan retained the same … Continue reading

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Wonderful Wigan stun the Gunners – Arsenal 1 Wigan Athletic 2

Wigan Athletic fans waking up today may feel that they have entered some alternative twilight zone where little teams like Wigan can regularly beat the top Premier League teams. Last night’s superb victory at the Emirates comes on the back … Continue reading

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Relegation battle hots up – six teams now involved

After the weekend games it now looks like there are six teams involved in the Premier League relegation battle. Many thought that Aston Villa had accumulated enough points not to get dragged into the relegation scrap but after an injury … Continue reading

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Historic win for Wigan reignites title race – Wigan Athletic 1 Manchester United 0

It was a memorable night at the DW Stadium as Wigan defeated Manchester United for the first time in their history. Prior to the game Wigan had never taken a point from their local neighbours but on this occasion they … Continue reading

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‘Disgusting’ decisions rob Wigan – Chelsea 2 Wigan Athletic 1

Two key decisions by the linesman robbed Wigan Athletic of at least a point at Stamford Bridge which would have taken them out of the relegation zone. It is hard enough for a team like Wigan to go to a Champions … Continue reading

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Wigan’s tiki-taka triumphs over Stoke’s long ball tactics – Wigan Athletic 2 Stoke City 0

Wigan recorded only their second home win and first back to back wins of the season as they thoroughly outplayed a rather jaded looking Stoke outfit. Wigan competed for every ball with their traditionally physical opponents but it was their … Continue reading

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