Monthly Archives: November 2014

Defensive errors prove costly for Latics – Sheffield Wednesday 2 Wigan Athletic 1

Wigan Athletic’s defensive frailties were evident as they lost 2-1 to Sheffield Wednesday in a game in which they should have secured at least a point. Latics took a 26th minute lead through a Chris McCann header but the Owls … Continue reading

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12th Man: Malky can weather media storm

Malky Mackay’s appointment and Dave Whelan’s subsequent controversial comments have resulted in an unprecedented amount of negative media coverage for the club, but on the pitch there are grounds for optimism. The media storm created must have been a massive … Continue reading

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Classic combination – Northern Soul and Wigan Athletic

Latics have put together the classic combination of Northern Soul music and Championship football for their next home fixture versus Norwich City on Saturday 6th December. The club have developed a Latics Tracks feature this season to highlight the Northern … Continue reading

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Maloney magic lifts Latics spirits – Wigan Athletic 1 Middlesbrough 1

It was a difficult day for everybody at Wigan Athletic as the new manager Malky Mackay took his first game in charge against Middlesbrough. The furore about his appointment and Dave Whelan’s subsequent controversial comments meant that there was a … Continue reading

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12th Man: Mackay is not a pariah

Like many Latics fans I have mixed feelings about the appointment of Malky Mackay. Dave Whelan’s decision to appoint Mackay is a controversial and risky appointment that could well backfire on him. Mackay has been at the centre of a … Continue reading

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Malky Mackay appointed as Latics manager

Former Cardiff City manager Malky Mackay has been appointed as the new manager of Wigan Athletic today. The former Cardiff City and Watford manager was described by Chairman Dave Whelan as: ‘overwhelmingly the outstanding candidate’ for the position, following the … Continue reading

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Shaun Maloney shines for Scotland

Wigan Athletic forward Shaun Maloney scored a classic goal for Scotland in their 1-0 victory against the Republic of Ireland on Friday night. You can relive the goal from every angle here:  

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