Monthly Archives: October 2018

Sharp as a knife through butter – Sheffield United 4 Wigan Athletic 2

Wigan Athletic’s poor away form continued with a sixth consecutive away defeat at Bramall Lane against new Championship leaders Sheffield United. Latics had the better of the opening exchanges but went behind to a calamitous own goal from Chey Dunkley, … Continue reading

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Cook and Wilder returning to their roots and making a big impact in the Championship

Two successful managers who have returned to their first league clubs come face-to-face on Saturday as third placed Sheffield United take on 12th placed Wigan Athletic at Bramall Lane. The 51-year-olds Chris Wilder and Paul Cook have both recently guided … Continue reading

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Jekyll and Hyde Latics – Millwall 2 Wigan Athletic 1

Wigan Athletic’s Jekyll and Hyde form continued when they produced another abject away performance at Millwall and succumbed to a fifth successive away defeat. Latics had performed superbly winning 1-0 against title favourites West Bromwich Albion at home on Saturday … Continue reading

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Latics shock Championship title favourites – Wigan Athletic 1 West Bromwich Albion 0

Wigan Athletic produced one of their best performances of the season to defeat Championship title favourites West Bromwich Albion 1-0 at the DW Stadium. The Baggies had been in free-scoring form and unbeaten in seven-games prior to kick-off but Latics … Continue reading

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Baggies will provide Latics with stiffest test of the season

Latics’ unbeaten home record will be severely tested as free-scoring West Bromwich Albion come to the DW Stadium on Saturday. Latics may have won four and drawn two of their home games so far but the Baggies are currently second … Continue reading

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Derby day debacle – Preston North End 4 Wigan Athletic 0

Wigan Athletic produced their worst performance of the season as they were defeated 4-0 by Preston North End at Deepdale. It was a chastening defeat for Latics who have made such a bright start to their Championship campaign against a … Continue reading

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Keeper Walton is destined for the top

Newly promoted Wigan Athletic have made a very commendable start to the season and are currently sitting ninth in the Championship table. Crucial to that good start have been the performances of 22-year-old goalkeeper Christian Walton. Latics re-signed the Brighton … Continue reading

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