Monthly Archives: October 2017

Latics’ unbeaten run continues in Lancashire Hotpot derby – Wigan Athletic 0 Blackburn Rovers 0

It finished all square in this hard-fought Lancashire hotpot derby as both Latics and Rovers struggled to come to terms with the blustery conditions and poor refereeing decisions at the DW Stadium. Latics might have taken the lead in the … Continue reading

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12th Man – You Are My Sunshine When Skies Are Grey

Last Saturday in some of the worst conditions I have experienced at a football match, Latics still managed to stay composed, play controlled football and produce a memorable victory at Bloomfield Road. In the extremely wet and windy conditions Chey … Continue reading

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Wet and wild but Wigan do wonders – Blackpool 1 Wigan Athletic 3

Chey Dunkley scored an unusual ‘hat-trick’ and David Perkins grabbed his first ever goal for the club as Latics defeated Blackpool at a very wet and windswept Bloomfield Road. Dunkley gifted the Seasiders the lead after only eight minutes when … Continue reading

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12th Man – Big news in Little Wigan

This week’s news was dominated by off the field matters – the announcement of the likely takeover of Latics by a Far East sports betting firm K8. It was something of a surprise to most fans even though it has … Continue reading

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Morsy rescues a point for below par Latics – Gillingham 1 Wigan Athletic 1

A superb 20-yard strike by captain Sam Morsy rescued a point for Wigan Athletic as they toiled to overcome League One strugglers Gillingham at Priestfield. Latics started briskly and should have have been ahead in the opening half as Max … Continue reading

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Title favourites looking good for promotion – Wigan Athletic 3 Southend United 0

Latics moved to the top of League One with comfortable 3-0 victory against mid-table Southend United at the DW Stadium. They went ahead after only eight minutes when Michael Jacobs deflected shot evaded the Shrimpers keeper Mark Oxley. It was … Continue reading

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12th Man – Nick Powell a fragile genius

  Media pundits and football fans are prone to hyperbole but Nick Powell is justifying all the hype this season. Powell is an exceptional talent who is proving to be a cut above most players in League One. He is … Continue reading

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