Monthly Archives: September 2016

12th Man – Let’s cut out the backbiting

It was great to see Latics get back to winning ways against Wolves on Tuesday night. It was a hard fought but deserved victory against a very good Wolves team who had recently beaten Newcastle and Brentford. Prior to Tuesday’s … Continue reading

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Grigg helps Latics to move on up – Wigan Athletic 2 Wolverhampton Wanderers 1

Will Grigg helped Wigan to move out of the bottom three in the Championship with a late winner against Wolves. The prolific marksman had been left out of the starting line up by manager Gary Caldwell but he came off … Continue reading

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Derby day disappointment for Latics – Preston North End 1 Wigan Athletic 0

Latics suffered the disappointment of a narrow 1-0 defeat to Preston despite dominating this Lancashire derby for long periods. Jordan Hugill’s deflected Aidan McGeady’s shot past Adam Bogdan after only seven minutes gave North End the lead. But Latics had … Continue reading

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12th Man – Playing the killer pass

Latics will be looking to move above local rivals Preston North End and out of the bottom three with a victory tonight at Deepdale. Both teams are struggling for a run of consistent form, with Latics having only gained one point … Continue reading

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An appreciation of the 0-0 draw – Wigan Athletic 0 Fulham 0

Sometimes in football things aren’t perfect but you can still appreciate the experience. After a run of four defeats with some poor defending Latics needed to get some points on board and Fulham were keen to maintain their good start … Continue reading

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12th Man – Seeing the bigger picture

There is no doubting that Latics have had a disappointing start to the season but some of the comments from fans on the various social media forums do beggar belief. Much of the criticism of the manager’s tactics and players … Continue reading

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Late show is not enough for Latics – Norwich City 2 Wigan Athletic 1

Despite a much improved second half display Latics slumped to second bottom in the Championship table after a 2-1 defeat to Norwich City at Carrow Road. A disastrous blunder by Wigan keeper Adam Bogdan gifted Jacob Murphy the lead after … Continue reading

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