Monthly Archives: November 2012

Balotelli’s strike shatters Wigan’s resistance – Wigan Athletic 0 Manchester City 2

Despite having to field a weakened line up and missing three centre backs Wigan matched the unbeaten Premier League champions until maverick City striker Mario Balotelli broke the deadlock on 69 minutes. Until that point the erratic Italian was having … Continue reading

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A special day for Jordi Gomez – Wigan Athletic 3 Reading 2

The much maligned midfielder Jordi Gomez scored a superb hat-trick in Wigan’s exhilarating 3-2 win against a resilient Reading at the DW Stadium. Often the scapegoat if Wigan struggle, the Spaniard scored three second-half goals to secure a vital home … Continue reading

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Watson’s broken leg compounds a bad day for the Latics – Liverpool 3 Wigan Athletic 0

Wigan went into the game undefeated in the last five outings against the Merseysiders but on this occasion they were well beaten by a Luis Suarez inspired outfit. The Uruguayan striker scored two goals and it could easily been four … Continue reading

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Wigan lose out to buoyant Baggies – Wigan Athletic 1 West Bromwich Albion 2

Wigan failed to capitalise on their recent run of good form with a close fought home defeat to a resilient West Bromwich Albion. Throughout the 95 minutes Wigan had the majority of possession but the Baggies secured the three points … Continue reading

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Martinez’s men impress at White Hart Lane – Tottenham Hotspur 0 Wigan Athletic 1

All the pundits expect Wigan to be struggling against relegation and Spurs challenging for a Champions League place but on this performance you would be forgiven for thinking that each team’s prospects could be reversed. Wigan were the more authoritative … Continue reading

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