Monthly Archives: December 2013

Wigan lack the killer touch – Wigan Athletic 0 Burnley 0

Wigan continue to make good progress under new manager Uwe Rosler but were held 0-0 at home to high riding Burnley on Sunday. The Latics dominated possession and created the majority of the chances but lacked the killer touch to … Continue reading

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Wigan’s Boxing Day Blues – Wigan Athletic 0 Birmingham City 0

Wigan’s run of victories came to an end on Boxing Day when they were held 0-0 by a resolute Birmingham City, who had Manchester United loanee Jesse Lingard sent off in the 60th minute. Callum McManaman was denied by Darren Randolph … Continue reading

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Rösler’s men on the rise – Reading 1 Wigan Athletic 2

Wigan moved up to 12th in the Championship table with a hard-fought win at play-off rivals Reading. Uwe Rösler’s team dominated the opening half and were two ahead in the opening 12 minutes. Chris McCann side footed home from the edge … Continue reading

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Derby day delight for the Latics – Wigan Athletic 3 Bolton Wanderers 2

Wigan edged out local rivals Bolton in an exciting end-to-end encounter at the DW Stadium on Sunday. Latics took control with a Ben Watson penalty after Matt Mills handled the ball in the area and Nick Powell doubled the lead … Continue reading

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Wigan are out of luck and out of Europe – NK Maribor 2 Wigan Athletic 1

Despite a much improved performance with Uwe Rösler in charge, Wigan crashed out of the Europa League 2-1 to NK Maribor who have qualified for the last 32 of the competition. In a match marred by poor officiating Latics had … Continue reading

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Too little too late for the Latics – Millwall 2 Wigan Athletic 1

A late bout of pressure wasn’t enough to give Wigan a share of the points at the Den. Millwall took an early lead when Steve Morison’s shot was deflected in via Ivan Ramis. Jermaine Easter doubled Millwall’s lead in the … Continue reading

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Rösler is the new man to lead the Latics

Wigan have appointed the Brentford manager Uwe Rösler as their new manager following negotiations on Friday. Rosler has been in charge at Griffin Park since 2011, and succeeds Owen Coyle at the DW Stadium. Rösler will watch Saturday’s match at Millwall from the … Continue reading

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Another defeat but new manager is top priority – Leeds United 2 Wigan Athletic 0

Managerless Wigan slumped to their fourth consecutive defeat as two Ross McCormack goals propelled Leeds towards the play-off zone. The Scottish striker headed home on 15 minutes after good work by Tom Lees and he doubled United’s lead with a … Continue reading

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Owen Coyle leaves Wigan after less than six months in charge

Wigan manager Owen Coyle has left the club following a sequence of three consecutive home defeats which left the club in 14th position in the Championship and on the verge of Europa Cup elimination. The Wigan fans grew increasingly restless … Continue reading

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