Monthly Archives: November 2015

Stalemate at the seaside – Southend United 0 Wigan Athletic 0

Southend and Wigan had a hard fought goalless draw in blustery conditions at Roots Hall. Ryan Leonard went closest for Southend when he hit the crossbar in the sixth minute but Latics centre back Leon Barnett went close on three … Continue reading

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12th Man: We need to be back to our best

In last week’s column I said that our next three matches would give us a good indication of Latics’ promotion credentials. The trio of games commenced with mid table Shrewsbury Town at the DW Stadium. For most of the game … Continue reading

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Latics unbeaten run comes to an end – Wigan Athletic 0 Burton Albion 1

Wigan Athletic’s 11 game unbeaten run and unbeaten home record came to an end as they lost 1-0 to Burton Albion. Latics were the dominant team but struggled to make their possession count and squandered several good opportunities before Burton … Continue reading

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Latics revelling in their success – Wigan Athletic 1 Shrewsbury Town 0

Striker Alex Revell’s first goal for Wigan was enough to defeat Shrewsbury and extend their unbeaten run to 11 games. Latics had plenty of chances to increase their lead during the game but they had a nervous final ten minutes … Continue reading

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12th Man – Rising to the promotion challenge

It was another great away day last Saturday as Latics dominated proceedings to win at Rochdale. Latics should probably have won by more than two goals on the day, but it was still a classy performance by Gary Caldwell’s team. … Continue reading

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Past Hill and Dale – Rochdale 0 Wigan Athletic 2

Prior to the match, Rochdale manager Keith Hill assessed Wigan’s promotion chances when he said: “They’ll be in the top two. There’s no question in my mind that at the end of the season they’ll be in the top two”. … Continue reading

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12th Man: Are Wigan Wembley bound?

Latics progressed into the Northern semi-final of the Johnstone’s Paint Trophy with an emphatic 4-0 victory over Blackpool on Tuesday night. They are now only three games from another Wembley final and must be conscious that winning the Football League … Continue reading

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