Monthly Archives: August 2017

Chances galore but Latics are held – Wigan Athletic 1 Portsmouth 1

Paul Cook’s Latics somehow failed to win a game they totally dominated against his former club Portsmouth at the DW Stadium. Wigan created chance after chance in the opening half and went ahead through Ivan Toney after eight minutes. Toney … Continue reading

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12th Man – Cooking up a storm

Latics unbeaten run came to an end as they lost 4-1 to Aston Villa in the Carabao Cup on Tuesday night but they will be hoping to maintain their winning League One form against Paul Cook’s former club Portsmouth tomorrow. … Continue reading

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Unbeaten run comes to an end – Aston Villa 4 Wigan Athletic 1

Latics unbeaten opening to the season came to an end as they lost 4-1 to Aston Villa in the Carabao Cup (League Cup) at Villa Park. Both Latics and Villa made eleven changes from their starting line ups from Saturday’s … Continue reading

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Wigan cruise to another victory – Oldham Athletic 0 Wigan Athletic 2

Wigan maintained their one hundred per cent record and moved to the top of League One with a comfortable win at struggling Oldham. Wigan went ahead after only eight minutes when Ivan Toney turned home Lee Evans’ cross from close … Continue reading

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12th Man – Cook’s positive vibes

I’m trying not to get too carried away so early in the season but Latics have made an impressive start to the campaign. They rarely have a good start and it is the first time they’ve won their first three … Continue reading

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Promise of good times ahead as Wigan rout Bury – Wigan Athletic 4 Bury 1

Latics demonstrated their promotion credentials with a confident 4-1 victory against local rivals Bury. Former Manchester United midfielder Nick Powell grabbed a brace as Latics maintained their good start to the League One campaign. The home team produced some slick … Continue reading

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12th Man – Cook’s high standards

Latics continued their good start to the season with a somewhat lucky 2-1 League Cup victory against a combative Blackpool team. Paul Cook’s rotation policy for the League Cup was an eminently sensible approach to what is a lengthy fixture … Continue reading

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