Monthly Archives: December 2015

Late show keeps Latics in the hunt – Fleetwood Town 1 Wigan Athletic 3

Two goals in the final seven minutes ensured that Wigan Athletic remain in the hunt for promotion after defeating Fleetwood Town 3-1 at the Highbury Stadium. After a lacklustre opening Latics took the lead in the 39th minute when Andy … Continue reading

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Promotion bandwagon is back on course – Barnsley 0 Wigan Athletic 2

Latics ended their poor run of form with an important 2-0 victory at struggling Barnsley. Andy Kellett’s first goal for the club and a late opportunist finish by substitute Yanic Wildschut ensured the three points went back to Lancashire. The … Continue reading

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12th Man – Have the wheels fallen off our promotion bandwagon?

Latics have gone from heroes to zeros in the space of only a few weeks. And the fans are wondering if the wheels have come off Wigan’s promotion bus. Latics travel to Oakwell on Saturday to face a resurgent Barnsley … Continue reading

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Simply not good enough – Wigan Athletic 0 Blackpool 1

Another abject home performance by Wigan Athletic allowed crisis club Blackpool to take all three points at the DW Stadium on Saturday. An unchallenged Tom Aldred headed home from a corner in the 36th minute to give Blackpool an unlikely … Continue reading

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12th Man – Latics need a boost after JPT exit

The fans were angered and frustrated when Latics lost out on penalties to League One bottom club Barnsley in the Johnstone’s Paint Trophy. Latics had been within touching distance of Wembley and the disappointment was palpable last Saturday evening. But … Continue reading

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Wembley dream blown away – Wigan Athletic 2 Barnsley 2 (Barnsley win 4-2 on penalties)

Wigan Athletic’s hopes of winning the Johnstone’s Paint Trophy were blown away by League One strugglers Barnsley in the Northern Area semi -final. Latics have only themselves to blame after a below par performance against a Barnsley team who showed … Continue reading

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12th Man – An opportunity not to be missed

Latics face Barnsley in the Johnstone’s Paint Trophy Northern semi-final on Saturday and it is important that they grasp the opportunity to progress towards another Wembley final. They have appeared at the National Stadium on four occasions since April 2013 and … Continue reading

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