Monthly Archives: August 2018

12th Man – Channeling the frustration

Latics experienced the first significant setback of the Championship campaign last Saturday when they lost 1-0 to Queens Park Rangers who I expect to be amongst this season’s relegation candidates. Latics were the better team at Loftus Road, but they … Continue reading

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Latics suffer controversial defeat – QPR 1 Wigan Athletic 0

Latics were controversially defeated 1-0 at Loftus Road despite being the better team for most of this Championship fixture. Queens Park Rangers gained the advantage in one controversial moment 10 minutes before half time when Chey Dunkley was clearly pushed … Continue reading

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12th Man – Let the good times roll

Latics have exceeded many people’s expectations by making an excellent start to the Championship campaign. On paper they had some very difficult fixtures against several of the promotion favourites but they have now won two and drawn one of their … Continue reading

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Potters smashed by sensational Latics – Stoke City 0 Wigan Athletic 3

Wigan Athletic produced an emphatic 3-0 away victory at Stoke City but it could so easily have been many more. Paul Cook’s newly promoted Latics dominated the high-spending Potters on their home soil. The visitors went ahead after 27 minutes … Continue reading

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Latics denied at the death – Wigan Athletic 2 Nottingham Forest 2

Wigan Athletic were denied three points by Hillal Soudani’s 91st minute equaliser for Nottingham Forest in a game the hosts had dominated. Lewis Grabban’s spot-kick was initially saved by Christian Walton but Soudani followed up to give Forest a somewhat … Continue reading

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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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