Monthly Archives: February 2018

Celebrate Wigan and Goliath

To celebrate Latics’ famous FA Cup victory the Art of Football have produced a stunning new #wafc design featuring the goal that ended Manchester City’s quadruple dreams. #WillGriggsOnFire Buy the T shirt and receive a free FA Cup winners print. Full … Continue reading

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Important win keeps Latics in the hunt for two trophies – Wigan Athletic 1 Rochdale 0

This week’s FA Cup heroes Wigan Athletic and Rochdale went head-to-head at the DW Stadium with the Latics coming out on top. Latics went ahead after only 12 minutes when Michael Jacobs’ precise finish from the edge of the area … Continue reading

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12th Man – Dreamland

Am I dreaming or did Latics really knock Manchester City out of the FA Cup? It is still hard to believe that City’s quadruple chasing team were beaten by League One Latics. The Premier League Champions elect have had an … Continue reading

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Latics upset the City slickers again – Wigan Athletic 1 Manchester City 0

Manchester City must be sick of the sight of their nemesis Wigan Athletic. The Latics have now incredibly beaten City on three successive occasions in the FA Cup, first winning the trophy in the final in 2013, then quarter-final in … Continue reading

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12th Man – Managing the bounce back

It is hard to comprehend what has happened to Latics in the last two games. The team, which was in such fine form and was unbeaten in 17 games, is now struggling to perform against average opponents. The normally watertight … Continue reading

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Lacklustre Latics lose top spot – Wigan Athletic 0 Blackpool 2

Wigan Athletic lost top spot in the League One table after their worst performance of the season against strugglers Blackpool at the DW Stadium. The league leaders lost their second successive game against a team who had only won two … Continue reading

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Unbeaten run comes to an end – Southend United 3 Wigan Athletic 1

Wigan Athletic’s 16-game unbeaten run came to an end at Southend United but fortunately they retained top spot in the table after rivals Shrewsbury and Blackburn failed to take advantage. Latics had an off-day at Roots Hall and the Shrimpers … Continue reading

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