Monthly Archives: October 2016

Wigan win for Caldwell but where do they go from here? Cardiff City 0 Wigan Athletic 1

Jordi Gomez’s late winner was Wigan’s reward for a brave performance at Cardiff City following the surprise sacking of manager Gary Caldwell on Tuesday. Latics were under pressure for long periods of the game but survived the onslaught to secure their … Continue reading

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12th Man – A backward step

It was surprising and disappointing to see Gary Caldwell dismissed as Latics’ manager on Tuesday night after only 14 games of the season. Caldwell’s team was only three points from safety with two thirds of the season still remaining. They hadn’t … Continue reading

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Latics lack cutting edge – Wigan Athletic 0 Brighton and Hove Albion 1

Last season’s defeated play-off contenders Brighton demonstrated this season’s promotion credentials with a 1-0 win at the DW Stadium. Wigan had greater possession and the better chances but Brighton were always resilient and won the game with a rare strike … Continue reading

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12th Man – Turning draws into wins

Latics are now unbeaten in four games after the 1-1 draw at Elland Road on Tuesday night. Overall they have drawn five games and three in their last four. They are in 23rd spot in the Championship, but it is … Continue reading

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Latics late show is well earned – Leeds United 1 Wigan Athletic 1

Shaun MacDonald volleyed a 91st minute equaliser to deservedly give Wigan a share of the points against Leeds United at Elland Road. Chris Wood had given United the lead in the first half with a neat finish but Latics dominated the … Continue reading

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Latics and Brewers in stalemate – Wigan Athletic 0 Burton Albion 0

Dan Burn gave a Man of the Match performance as Wigan were held 0-0 at home by Burton. The 6ft 7in central defender made two goal-line clearances and numerous important headers and interceptions to frustrate the Brewers. Burton edged the first … Continue reading

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12th Man – Good news from the Football League ladder

Football has been under a cloud in recent weeks with all the revelations about corrupt practices, bungs and backhanders. The lacklustre performances by the England team hasn’t helped matters either, but amidst all the doom and gloom there have been … Continue reading

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