Monthly Archives: March 2014

Derby day deadlock for Latics – Bolton Wanderers 1 Wigan Athletic 1

Wigan nearly snatched victory from the jaws of defeat in the Lancashire derby against Bolton Wanderers at the Reebok Stadium. Wigan trailed to Lukas Jutkiewicz’s 30th minute goal before a dramatic turn around came in the final few minutes as … Continue reading

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Setback for Latics at Loftus Road – Queens Park Rangers 1 Wigan Athletic 0

Wigan suffered a setback in their pursuit of a Championship play-off place when they went down 1-0 to Queens Park Rangers at Loftus Road. An early goal by Yossi Benayoun, who was later sent off for a second yellow card, … Continue reading

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Wigan consolidate position in play-off places – Wigan Athletic 2 Watford 1

Wigan Athletic extended their unbeaten run in all competitions to an impressive ten games when they defeated mid-table Watford at the DW Stadium. Goals in each half by Jean Beausejour and Martyn Waghorn cancelled out Lewis McGugan’s opener for the … Continue reading

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Wigan held by Yeovil in six goal thriller – Wigan Athletic 3 Yeovil Town 3

Wigan went into this game hoping to re-write the record books with a ninth consecutive win but Championship strugglers Yeovil denied them in a dramatic finale. Luke Ayling scored a last-minute equaliser following a corner as the relegation threatened Glovers … Continue reading

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Latics extend unbeaten run at Portman Road – Ipswich Town 1 Wigan Athletic 3

Wigan moved confidently into a play-off slot with an excellent 3-1 victory at promotion rivals Ipswich Town. Two goals by Republic of Ireland winger James McClean and one by former Norwich defender Leon Barnett gave Latics the points despite going … Continue reading

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Al Habsi and Gomez are the penalty kings – Wigan Athletic 1 Sheffield Wednesday 0

Goalkeeper Ali Al Habsi and Spanish Midfielder Jordi Gomez were the heroes as Wigan moved to the verge of the play-offs with two games in hand on most of their rivals. Al Habsi saved a first half penalty from Leon … Continue reading

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The biggest double giant-killing in FA Cup history – Manchester City 1 Wigan Athletic 2

Wigan Athletic pulled off another remarkable FA Cup victory to stun Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium. City had been vanquished by the Latics in the FA Cup final in May but this time City were even bigger favourites to … Continue reading

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