Monthly Archives: March 2013

Escape with Alcaraz – Wigan Athletic 1 Norwich City 0

Antolin Alcaraz has had a profound effect on Wigan’s results since his return from a long-term injury. The Paraguayan international was outstanding in the Latics defence yesterday against Norwich City. He was so dominant that the Canaries were unable to … Continue reading

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More teams drop into the relegation mixer – what are the prospects for survival?

After last weekend’s round of Premier League fixtures more teams have been dragged into the relegation dogfight. Newcastle, Sunderland and West Ham now have a fight on their hands if they are to retain their top flight status. Until recently these … Continue reading

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Wigan ride their luck to secure a vital three points – Wigan Athletic 2 Newcastle United 1

Latics secured a crucial victory in their quest for Premier League survival with a 90th minute goal by Arouna Kone. Jean Beausejour had given them the lead in the first half but Newcastle equalised in the second half through Davide … Continue reading

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Wigan’s FA Cup semi final date and time confirmed

Wigan Athletic’s historic FA Cup semi final date with Millwall has now been confirmed by the Football Association as Saturday 13 April with a 5.15pm kick off. Most Latics fans will prefer the Saturday game as it will give them … Continue reading

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Wigan are in dreamland – Everton 0 Wigan Athletic 3 – FA Cup Quarter Final

Wigan are in dreamland after they produced a stunning 3-0 victory over Everton to reach their first ever FA Cup semi final. An incredible three goals in the space of three first half minutes swung the game inexorably in Wigan’s favour. … Continue reading

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Wigan’s defensive frailties exposed by rampant Reds – Wigan Athletic 0 Liverpool 4

A rare headed goal by Stewart Downing and a Luis Suarez hat-trick gave Liverpool a comfortable 4-0 victory and kept Wigan on the edge of the drop zone. It was a combination of clinical finishing combined with Latics poor defending … Continue reading

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