Monthly Archives: April 2015

12th Man: Feeling positive

The inevitable finally happened on Tuesday night and Wigan were relegated to League One when Rotherham defeated Reading. It is difficult not to be a little despondent after a Championship season that promised so much ended in failure. In pre-season … Continue reading

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Latics on the brink – Wigan Athletic 0 Wolverhampton Wanderers 1

Wigan Athletic look destined for League One after a 1-0 home defeat to promotion chasing Wolves. Latics will be relegated for the second time in three seasons if Rotherham avoid losing to Reading on Tuesday night. But if the Millers … Continue reading

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12th Man: Still on tenterhooks

Wigan’s survival hopes are hanging by a thread as we await news of Rotherham United’s punishment from the Football League for fielding an ineligible player. The outcome of the disciplinary panel is likely to decide whether Latics have a realistic … Continue reading

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Video – A history of Wigan Athletic ‘Defying the Odds’

The club produced an excellent motivational video prior to last weekend’s home victory against Brighton and Hove Albion. The video provides some of the highlights in the club’s history and shows how we have consistently defied the odds and overcome … Continue reading

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Wigan fight on after first home win since August – Wigan Athletic 2 Brighton 1

Latics kept their slim hopes of Championship survival alive with a 2-1 victory against Brighton and Hove Albion at the DW Stadium. Wigan had not won at home in 18 fixtures and defeat to fellow strugglers Brighton would have condemned … Continue reading

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12th Man: Latics reach rock bottom

In a season of low points Latics reached their lowest point on Tuesday night when relegation was all but confirmed at Millwall. In a must-win fixture Wigan succumbed by naïvely falling into the Lions well-rehearsed trap. The home team set … Continue reading

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Latics on the precipice after defeat at the Den – Millwall 2 Wigan Athletic 0

Latics survival chances are now poised on a precipice after they lost 2-0 at Millwall last night. Wigan had Martyn Waghorn and Jason Pearce and Millwall had Ed Upson sent off in a bad-tempered encounter. Millwall set out with a … Continue reading

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