Monthly Archives: March 2019

Big win for Latics and under pressure Cook – Wigan Athletic 5 Bolton Wanderers 2

Relegation threatened Wigan Athletic recorded an emphatic 5-2 victory against fellow strugglers Bolton Wanderers and relieved the pressure on manager Paul Cook. Latics took an early lead when Joe Garner headed home from Reece James’ free-kick and went further ahead … Continue reading

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Latics press the self-destruct button – Blackburn Rovers 3 Wigan Athletic 0

Dark days at Wigan Athletic as Paul Cook’s team engineered their own downfall and gifted Blackburn Rovers an easy three points at Ewood Park. After enjoying plenty of early possession Latics contrived to present Rovers with three goals following defensive … Continue reading

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Cook on the brink? Reading 3 Wigan Athletic 2

Wigan Athletic failed to capitalise on their dominance and succumbed to a late Reading fight back to slip nearer to the Championship relegation zone. Latics went ahead through Nick Powell after 20 minutes and, although Reading equalised through a John … Continue reading

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Review: Done Deal – An Insider’s Guide to Football Contracts, Multi-Million Pound Transfers and Premier League Big Business by Daniel Geey

If you are interested in the inner workings of the football industry this could be the book for you. Sports lawyer Daniel Geey provides insights into what goes on behind the scenes with high stakes transfers, television rights negotiations, player … Continue reading

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A golden opportunity wasted – Derby County 2 Wigan Athletic 1

Wigan Athletic wasted a golden opportunity to move clear of the Championship relegation zone when Derby County came back from a goal down to win 2-1 at the iPro Stadium. Latics had taken the lead through Gavin Massey on 25 … Continue reading

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Cook’s tactics secure point but will it prove to be enough in the long run? Wigan Athletic 0 Middlesbrough 0

Was this a point gained or an opportunity lost for Wigan Athletic? Latics set up to frustrate promotion chasing Middlesbrough at the DW Stadium and secured one point in their fight for Championship survival. The hosts rode their luck with … Continue reading

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