Monthly Archives: December 2018

Latics fail to capitalise on first half dominance – Swansea City 2 Wigan Athletic 2

In a game of two halves Latics allowed the Swans to come back from 2-0 down and secure an unlikely draw.  The visitors had dominated the opening half and should have been out of sight by the interval.  They went … Continue reading

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Latics Review of the Year – Part 2

It’s been a Jekyll and Hyde start to life back in the Championship as we approach the turn of the year. Latics exceeded many people’s expectations by making an excellent opening to the campaign producing some impressive performances including a superb … Continue reading

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Slip Slidin’ Away – West Bromwich Albion 2 Wigan Athletic 0

Callum McManaman Wigan Athletic slipped nearer to the Championship drop zone with another away defeat, this time at promotion contenders West Bromwich Albion. Jay Rodriguez grabbed a goal in each half as the Baggies moved up to third place in … Continue reading

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Dire day at the DW – Wigan Athletic 0 Birmingham City 3

It was another abject performance by Wigan Athletic as they crashed to a 3-0 home defeat to Birmingham City. Josh Windass had an early opportunity to give Latics the lead but it was Che Adams who put the Blues in … Continue reading

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Latics Review of the Year – Part 1

What a momentous year it’s been for Wigan Athletic: the League One title, a magnificent FA Cup run, the end of the Whelan era, a new beginning with the International Entertainment Corporation (IEC) and a Jekyll and Hyde first half … Continue reading

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Review: Black Boots and Football Pinks – 50 Lost Wonders of the Beautiful Game by Daniel Gray

Daniel Gray revisits football’s fertile ground in his follow-up to the splendidly evocative ‘Saturday, 3pm’. In Black Boots and Football Pinks he celebrates 50 lost wonders of the beautiful game such as goalkeepers in trousers and hats, proper division names, … Continue reading

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Latics’ abysmal away form continues at bottom-of-the-table Ipswich – Ipswich Town 1 Wigan Athletic 0

Wigan Athletic produced one of their worst performances of the season to succumb 1-0 to the Championship’s bottom club Ipswich Town at Portman Road. The Tractor Boys had been without a win at home all season but the visitors allowed … Continue reading

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