Monthly Archives: February 2014

Wigan are peerless in Brighton – Brighton and Hove Albion 1 Wigan Athletic 2

Wigan’s inexorable rise up the Championship table under Uwe Rosler continued with a 2-1 victory at promotion rivals Brighton. The result moves Latics to within one point of the top six with a game in hand over sixth place Reading. … Continue reading

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Latics win marred by Watson injury – Wigan Athletic 2 Barnsley 0

Wigan secured a vital three points in their quest for a Championship play-off spot when they defeated struggling Barnsley. But the victory was marred by a serious leg injury to FA Cup final hero Ben Watson. Goals by loan signings … Continue reading

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FA Cup heroes do it again – Cardiff City 1 Wigan Athletic 2

Wigan continue to defy the odds in their attempt to retain the FA Cup with a 2-1 victory at Premier League Cardiff City. Two quality strikes by Chris McCann and FA Cup final goal scorer Ben Watson took Latics into … Continue reading

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Latics are back on schedule for the play-offs – Sheffield Wednesday 0 Wigan Athletic 3

Wigan produced an emphatic demonstration of their play-off credentials with 3-0 victory at Hillsborough tonight. Two goals by loanee striker Nicky Maynard in the first half and an injury time strike by Marc-Antoine Fortune secured a valuable three points in … Continue reading

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Tamed by the Terriers – Huddersfield Town 1 Wigan Athletic 0

Wigan’s play-off ambitions received a setback when they went down 1-0 to a late Adam Clayton strike at the John Smith’s Stadium. In exceptionally windy conditions both teams struggled to play their best football and the match looked to be … Continue reading

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International Rescue – Wigan Athletic 2 Charlton Athletic 1

Two late goals by substitutes Marc-Antoine Fortuné and Jordi Gomez saved Wigan’s blushes against Championship strugglers Charlton. The Latics trailed to an early Marvin Sordell strike, but couldn’t break down a stubborn Addicks rearguard until the 88th minute when the French striker … Continue reading

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