Monthly Archives: February 2015

12th Man: It’s time to make a decisive move

Another home game and another defeat and Malky Mackay’s days as Wigan Athletic manager are surely numbered. Latics might have been unlucky with the two offside decisions but overall they lacked any great conviction and rarely looked capable of overcoming … Continue reading

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Out of ideas and out of luck – Wigan Athletic 0 Cardiff City 1

Wigan Athletic slumped to another disappointing home defeat when they lost 1-0 to Cardiff City and moved closer to the trap door to League One. Aron Gunnarsson slotted home the game’s only goal after 20 minutes, although Latics had two … Continue reading

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Latics nightmare continues – Wigan Athletic 0 Charlton Athletic 3

Wigan’s nightmare season took another turn for the worse with an emphatic 3-0 home defeat to Charlton. A clinical finish by Frederic Bulot and a header by Igor Ventekele gave the Addicks a 2-0 half-time lead before substitute Chris Eagles … Continue reading

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12th Man: Reading between lines we are back!

Tuesday night’s 1-0 win at Reading has given everyone renewed hope that Latics can escape the drop to League One. It was a spirited and hard-working performance which closes the gap between themselves and their rivals. Wigan are now only six … Continue reading

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Renewed hope or false dawn? Reading 0 Wigan Athletic 1

Latics won their first game in nine Championship matches as they overcame Reading 1-0 at the Madejski Stadium tonight. A 17th minute right foot finish by debutant defender Jason Pearce was enough to secure the three points for Wigan despite … Continue reading

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12th Man: Forest loss was a new low for Latics

Wigan plunged to new depths on Wednesday night as Nottingham Forest handed out a humiliating defeat. In a season that goes from bad to worse this was a new low point. The nature of the 3-0 defeat at the City … Continue reading

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Simply not good enough – Nottingham Forest 3 Wigan Athletic 0

Wigan Athletic’s nightmare season shows no sign of abating after yet another defeat this time at the hands of Nottingham Forest. Forest rarely needed to get out of second gear to comfortably win 3-0 against a Latics team which now … Continue reading

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