Monthly Archives: February 2017

A wasted opportunity for Latics – Wigan Athletic 0 Nottingham Forest 0

Wigan Athletic missed an opportunity to move out of the bottom three with an insipid performance against fellow strugglers Nottingham Forest at the DW Stadium. Latics’ manager Warren Joyce selected a team without any attack-minded wide players in a 4-4-1-1 … Continue reading

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12th Man – Time to make changes

Latics received a major setback to their survival chances when they lost at Queens Park Rangers on Tuesday night. They remain in 22nd spot and are two points behind 21st place Bristol City who have one game in hand. Calls … Continue reading

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Latics’ survival hopes receive a setback – QPR 2 Wigan Athletic 1

Wigan Athletic remain rooted in the Championship relegation zone after a narrow 2-1 defeat to Queens Park Rangers at Loftus Road. Matt Smith opened the scoring for Rangers after only four minutes when he converted Conor Washington’s cross from 12 … Continue reading

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Deadlock at the DW – Wigan Athletic 0 Preston North End 0

Latics were held to a hard-fought 0-0 draw by Preston North End at the DW Stadium. In a game of few chances Latics’ Matt Gilks saved a penalty and the follow up from Jordan Hugill and they were denied a … Continue reading

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12th Man – Relegation battle – who will go down?

Latics are now entering a critical phase in the season and have 15 games to secure their Championship status. Tuesday night’s last gasp 1-0 victory at Wolves ensured that they reduced the gap on the teams above them and they … Continue reading

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Buxton’s brilliant boost – Wolves 0 Wigan Athletic 1

Jake Buxton boosted Latics’ Championship survival chances with an 88th-minute headed winner at Molineux. It was Buxton’s first ever goal for Latics as they managed their first double of the season by defeating Wolves. In a scrappy game with few … Continue reading

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Latics 94th minute heartache – Fulham 3 Wigan Athletic 2

Latics suffered a potentially devastating blow to their Championship survival hopes when Neeskens Kebano scored the winner in the dying seconds at Craven Cottage. The visitors had produced a spirited and hard working display which deserved some reward but they … Continue reading

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