Monthly Archives: August 2016

Frustrating afternoon for Latics – Wigan Athletic 0 QPR 1

Match report by Jamie Aspinall This was a stale encounter between a Wigan side that tried to play possession football but struggled with the creativity to produce any clear cut chances and a QPR side that were tough and resolute … Continue reading

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12th Man – Deadline day scramble ahead

The September 1st transfer deadline is fast approaching and the turnover in the Latics’ playing staff shows no sign of abating. Gary Caldwell has already been very active in the transfer market and has brought in ten new players: Stephen … Continue reading

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Latics edged out in seven-goal thriller – Nottingham Forest 4 Wigan Athletic 3

Thomas Lam scored a 93rd-minute winner to break Latics’ hearts at the City Ground in a rollercoaster match that featured seven-goals and a penalty save. Britt Assombalonga opened the scoring for Forest after a poor back pass by Dan Burn … Continue reading

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12th Man – Getting stronger and stronger

Latics have got off to a satisfactory start in their Championship campaign with a narrow defeat at Bristol City followed by a comfortable victory against Blackburn Rovers and a hard fought point against Birmingham City. The new recruits have already … Continue reading

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Davies rescues a point for Latics – Wigan Athletic 1 Birmingham City 1

Substitute Craig Davies rescued a point for Wigan Athletic with a 90th minute equaliser against Birmingham City at the DW Stadium. Latics had dominated the game and created several good chances but Birmingham had gone ahead in the first half … Continue reading

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Latics rout ragged Rovers – Wigan Athletic 3 Blackburn Rovers 0

Wigan cruised to a comfortable 3-0 victory over local rivals Blackburn at the DW Stadium. Former Wigan manager Owen Coyle endured a torrid afternoon as his Rovers team were thoroughly outplayed by the home team and could easily have lost … Continue reading

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12th Man – Looking for lift off

Latics have had an indifferent start to this campaign which is very similar to last season’s poor start. Defeat in the opening day fixture at Bristol was followed by an early exit from the League Cup at Oldham. Last season … Continue reading

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