Monthly Archives: April 2017

Latics relegation confirmed – Reading 1 Wigan Athletic 0

Wigan Athletic’s relegation to the third tier of English football was confirmed when they lost 1-0 to play-off qualifiers Reading at the Madejski Stadium. Yann Kermorgant put the Royals ahead after only five minutes when he headed home Garath McCleary’s … Continue reading

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12th Man – The greatest of great escapes?

Latics look like making a quick return to the third tier of English football yet there is still a slim chance that they could survive. They will need to win both their games against play-off contenders Reading and Leeds United … Continue reading

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Latics are still hanging on – Wigan Athletic 0 Cardiff City 0

Latics are on the verge of the third tier of English football after a dour 0-0 draw against Cardiff City. Birmingham City were defeated 1-0 by Aston Villa on Sunday, but Latics must win their last two games and Birmingham … Continue reading

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12th Man – Do or die

Graham Barrow’s cunning plan to upset Brighton’s promotion party might have come off on Easter Monday if it was not for some woeful defending. Barrow had hoped his team would keep the scores level until he could introduce the prolific … Continue reading

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Latics fail to spoil Brighton’s promotion party – Brighton & Hove Albion 2 Wigan Athletic 1

Latics failed to stall Brighton’s promotion celebrations and slipped further into relegation trouble with a 2-1 defeat at the Amex Stadium. Brighton dominated throughout but it was some woeful defending by Latics that ensured they were promoted to the Premier League … Continue reading

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Powell super show keeps Latics’ survival hopes alive – Wigan Athletic 3 Barnsley 2

Supersub Nick Powell scored an 11 minute hat-trick to stun Barnsley and keep Latics’ season alive. Barnsley had gone into a two goal lead through Adam Armstrong and Ryan Kent, but when Powell entered the fray on 66 minutes he … Continue reading

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Latics are still hanging on – Wigan Athletic 3 Rotherham United 2

A dramatic 96th winner by Nick Powell kept Wigan Athletic’s Championship survival hopes alive against bottom club Rotherham United. A moment of madness by Rotherham keeper Lewis Price, who bizarrely attempted to first strangle and then jump on the back … Continue reading

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