Monthly Archives: August 2018

12th Man – Big challenges ahead

It’s been an exciting opening to the Championship season with Latics involved in two five-goal thrillers. An opening day 3-2 victory against Sheffield Wednesday has been followed up by a 3-2 defeat against Aston Villa. Then on Tuesday night it … Continue reading

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Villa thriller, with a killer blow for Latics – Aston Villa 3 Wigan Athletic 2

Match report by Jamie Aspinall. Paul Cook was true to his word when he said last week “If we do get beat then I’d rather it [happen] by being aggressive and trying to win the game”. Latics certainly went all … Continue reading

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12th Man – Cook’s business

Latics made a brilliant start to the Championship season with a 3-2 victory against Sheffield Wednesday. Excellent performances all round but particularly pleasing to see new boys Cedric Kipre, Antonee Robinson, Reece James and Darron Gibson settling in so quickly … Continue reading

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Wigan get off to a flying start against the Owls – Wigan Athletic 3 Sheffield Wednesday 2

Match report by Jamie Aspinall. Opening games are not always an accurate indication of how a team’s season is going to pan out, however Paul Cook and the Wigan fans will be hoping this type of performance becomes a regular … Continue reading

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12th Man – Takeover time?

The long running saga of Latics’ takeover by the International Entertainment Corporation (IEC) looks like it’s coming to an end. The takeover was initially mooted back in October last year and was expected to be finalised earlier this year. The … Continue reading

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When Saturday Comes Wigan Athletic preview 2018/19

When Saturday Comes magazine have once again asked for my views on Latics’ prospects for the forthcoming season so I thought I’d also record my responses here. 1. Realistically, how will you do? The last time we were in the … Continue reading

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