Monthly Archives: April 2014

Wigan secure play-off spot and push Birmingham near the drop – Birmingham City 0 Wigan Athletic 1

Callum McManaman’s coolly taken third minute goal was enough to confirm Wigan’s place in the Championship play-offs and condemn Birmingham to likely relegation at St Andrew’s last night. Latics cemented their place in the top six in their 59th game … Continue reading

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Tangerines spring a surprise but more drama to come – Wigan Athletic 0 Blackpool 2

Latics promotion push suffered a surprise setback when they went down 2-0 to relegation strugglers Blackpool at the DW Stadium. Martyn Waghorn’s first half penalty was well saved by the Tangerines keeper Matt Gilks after Tony McMahon had brought down Shaun Maloney. Wigan … Continue reading

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Wigan fail to spoil Burnley’s big day – Burnley 2 Wigan Athletic 0

Latics were unable to prevent Burnley enjoying their promotion party as they went down 2-0 at Turf Moor on Easter Monday. The Clarets confirmed their return to the Premier League after a four-year absence with goals by Ashley Barnes and … Continue reading

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Royals routed by Latics supershow – Wigan Athletic 3 Reading 0

Wigan produced a top quality performance to defeat play-off rivals Reading 3-0 at the DW Stadium. In a one-sided encounter the Latics completely outplayed the Royals and thoroughly demonstrated their promotion credentials. Latics consolidated their fifth spot in the table … Continue reading

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Wigan pay the penalty – Wigan Athletic 1 Arsenal 1 (Arsenal win 4-2 on pens)

Wigan were just eight minutes away from a second FA Cup final but ultimately succumbed 4-2 to Arsenal in the penalty shoot out. Wigan took the lead through a Jordi Gomez penalty on 62 minutes after Callum McManaman had been … Continue reading

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Wigan inspired shirt giveaway

Let’s Hang On and Campo Retro have come together to offer all fans around the world a fantastic opportunity to win a unique Campo Retro shirt with any name & number on the back. The shirt in question, The Bernabeu, with … Continue reading

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FA Cup semi-final preview – Can Wigan’s Wembley wonders do it again?

Don’t let the media backlash following Arsenal’s defeat at Everton fool anyone, the Gunners will be the favourites when they face the Latics in the FA Cup semi-final on Saturday. Arsenal are still the fourth placed team in the Premier League … Continue reading

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