Monthly Archives: December 2017

12th Man – Latics looking for a cracking Christmas

Latics go into the hectic Christmas period of games knowing that they must maintain their consistency if they are to gain an automatic promotion place. Paul Cook’s team will have to navigate through five league games with three away and … Continue reading

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Grigg strikes to save Latics’ blushes – Wigan Athletic 3 AFC Fylde 2

Two late goals by substitute Will Grigg saved Latics from an embarrassing home defeat to non-league AFC Fylde in the FA Cup 2nd Round Replay at the DW Stadium last night. Latics had led through Ivan Toney after good work … Continue reading

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Latics strengthen their position at the top – Wigan Athletic 2 Fleetwood Town 0

Wigan Athletic increased their lead to four points at the top of the League One table with a comfortable 2-0 victory against Fleetwood Town at the DW Stadium. Latics hardly needed to get out of second gear to overcome a … Continue reading

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Art of Football Christmas Competition

Fancy getting your hands on an Art of Football t-shirt just in time for Christmas? To enter simply answer the following question. Who scored the winning goal in the 2013 FA Cup Final? Email the answer to: contact@art-of-football.com The deadline for competition entries … Continue reading

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12th Man – Rösler revolution was so nearly a success

Latics face former manager Uwe Rösler’s Fleetwood Town tomorrow at the DW Stadium. Rösler’s team have had an indifferent start to this campaign and are in 11th position in the table but they are still hoping to be amongst the … Continue reading

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Latics frustrated by failure to take chances – AFC Fylde 1 Wigan Athletic 1

League One leaders Wigan Athletic were surprisingly held by National League AFC Fylde in last night’s FA Cup 2nd Round tie. Latics controlled possession and went ahead just before half time when Will Grigg glanced home Nathan Byrne’s fine right … Continue reading

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12th Man – Fylde in focus

Latics will be in the FA Cup spotlight tonight as they come up against non-league AFC Fylde in front of the BBC TV cameras. Most neutrals will be hoping for a shock result as the 2013 winners will be regarded … Continue reading

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