Monthly Archives: April 2013

Late decision denies Wigan a vital victory – Wigan Athletic 2 Tottenham 2

Mixed day for Emmerson Boyce Wigan were desperately unlucky to concede a late own goal by Emmerson Boyce and miss out on a vital three points in their fight for Premier League survival. The Latics had been moments away from … Continue reading

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Chairman Dave – Wigan’s legendary leader

Dave Whelan may be renowned for his ‘rent-a-quote’ approach to media relations, but his contribution to Wigan Athletic has been nothing less than incredible. When Whelan took over in 1995 Wigan they were struggling in the bottom division and few … Continue reading

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Wigan slip deeper into trouble – West Ham United 2 Wigan Athletic 0

Despite being the better team for long periods Wigan lacked a cutting edge and slumped to a 2-0 defeat at Upton Park. Both goals came against the run of play, one in each half by Matt Jarvis and Kevin Nolan. … Continue reading

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Wigan cruelly denied by late Tevez strike – Manchester City 1 Wigan Athletic 0

Wigan produced a superb battling performance at the Etihad Stadium but were denied a share of the points by a piece of Carlos Tevez brilliance in the 83rd minute. The Latics remain in the bottom three but still have a … Continue reading

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Wigan make their FA Cup dream a reality – Wigan Athletic 2 Millwall 0 – FA Cup Semi Final

Forty years since reaching an FA Trophy final Wigan Athletic reached a historic FA Cup final with 2-0 win over Millwall. Two goals of high quality by Shaun Maloney and Callum McManaman secured a place in the final against either Manchester … Continue reading

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Maloney magic saves a point for the Latics – Queens Park Rangers 1 Wigan Athletic 1

Quality will get always get you through and it was Shaun Maloney’s quality that rescued what could be an all important point for Wigan at Loftus Road. Maloney’s superb 94th minute free kick gave Wigan a last minute lifeline in … Continue reading

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