Monthly Archives: December 2017

The Addicks frustrate the Latics – Wigan Athletic 0 Charlton Athletic 0

Charlton secured a surprising 0-0 draw at the league leaders with backs to the wall defending at the DW Stadium. Latics had good chances to secure the three points through Will Grigg, Nick Powell and Sam Morsy but overall they … Continue reading

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12th Man – Review of the year

What a difference a year makes! Last December Latics were mired in a desperate relegation struggle but this season they have been in tremendous form and look likely to go up as the League One Champions. The appointment of former … Continue reading

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Latics in top of the table stalemate – Wigan Athletic 0 Shrewsbury Town 0

Match report by Matt Dawber. The League One toppers were held to a 0-0 draw by second placed Shrewsbury Town in the Boxing Day clash at the DW Stadium. Latics controlled most of the game and had opportunities to take the … Continue reading

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Record breaking Latics hit super seven – Oxford United 0 Wigan Athletic 7

Magnificent Latics produced a stunning display of attacking football in a record-breaking 7-0 victory against Oxford United at the Kassam Stadium. Latics surpassed their previous highest victory 7-1 against Scarborough with some scintillating soccer. Grigg opened the scoring on 11 … Continue reading

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12th Man – Cook’s Christmas Wishlist

Paul Cook will be very pleased with his first seven months in charge at the DW Stadium but he also knows that Latics will need to improve in certain areas as they plan for the Championship. As we approach the … Continue reading

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Book review: Moving the Goalposts – A Yorkshire Tragedy by Anthony Clavane

Anthony Clavane’s remarkable insight into the demise of Yorkshire’s sporting institutions in the context of a post-industrial world is now available in paperback. Clavane believes that ‘sport has gone wrong’ in the sense that it has been increasingly infected by … Continue reading

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Latics’ quality shines through – AFC Wimbledon 0 Wigan Athletic 4

Latics produced a superb second half performance to defeat AFC Wimbledon 4-0 at Kingsmeadow and consolidate their place at the top of the League One table. After an even first half with chances at both ends, Latics took control and … Continue reading

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