Monthly Archives: January 2019

Fine Forest finishing condemns Latics to another away defeat – Nottingham Forest 3 Wigan Athletic 1

Despite matching Nottingham Forest for long periods Latics crashed to another away defeat at the City Ground. This was an improved performance on last week’s defeat at Sheffield Wednesday but Latics’ failure to capitalise on their chances and some clinical … Continue reading

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Review: Going to the Match – The Passion for Football by Duncan Hamilton

Duncan Hamilton’s latest book is inspired by L.S. Lowry’s famously evocative painting ‘Going to the Match’. The artist painted the supporters approaching Bolton Wanderers’ Burnden Park in 1953 and Hamilton uses the painting as his starting point. It is an … Continue reading

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Another dire away day for Latics – Sheffield Wednesday 1 Wigan Athletic 0

Latics’ abysmal away form continued with a 1-0 defeat at Sheffield Wednesday. They are now winless in their last 12 away games and they never looked likely to end the run with another poor away performance at Hillsborough. The visitors … Continue reading

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Top drawer ‘Tics – Wigan Athletic 3 Aston Villa 0

Wigan Athletic produced one their best performances of the season to demolish play-off chasing Aston Villa at the DW Stadium. New signing Anthony Pilkington was the early catalyst but this was an all round team performance. Debutant Pilkington produced a … Continue reading

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Letting Will Grigg leave would be a big mistake

Rumours have been circulating that striker Will Grigg will be allowed to leave Wigan Athletic during the transfer window. Several Championship clubs and League One Sunderland are reportedly interested in either a permanent or loan deal for the striker who … Continue reading

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Latics fall at the first hurdle – West Bromwich Albion 1 Wigan Athletic 0

Wigan Athletic were narrowly defeated 1-0 by West Bromwich Albion in this Third Round FA Cup tie at the Hawthorns. Latics dominated the early exchanges and could have gone ahead through Will Grigg, Chey Dunkley and Lee Evans but they … Continue reading

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Time for a rethink as Latics are outclassed by the Blades – Wigan Athletic 0 Sheffield United 3

It was another disappointing afternoon at the DW Stadium as Wigan Athletic slumped to defeat against promotion chasing Sheffield United. Goals from David McGoldrick, Mark Duffy and Billy Sharp gave the Blades a deserved three points as Latics were once … Continue reading

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