Monthly Archives: January 2020

Lowe’s late winner lifts Latics’ spirits – Wigan Athletic 2 Sheffield Wednesday 1

Jamal Lowe. Photo courtesy of Wigan Athletic A rare goal by Jamal Lowe gave Latics a desperately needed victory against Sheffield Wednesday at the DW Stadium. The visitors had gone ahead in the first half when Jacob Murphy headed home … Continue reading

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Sleepwalking towards relegation – Swansea City 2 Wigan Athletic 1

Latics slumped to a 2-1 defeat at Swansea City and slipped deeper into relegation trouble. Paul Cook’s team have won only once in the last 17 games and the club seems to be sleepwalking towards League One after another toothless … Continue reading

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Review: What You Think You Know About Football is Wrong – The Game’s Greatest Myths and Untruths by Kevin Moore

The former director of the National Football Museum Kevin Moore has produced a challenging and revelatory new book which debunks many of the myths and assumptions about football. In 50 short chapters Moore shatters many of the strongly held beliefs … Continue reading

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Same old, same old Latics – Wigan Athletic 0 Bristol City 2

Latics dominated Bristol City for most of this game but once again failed to be clinical in the final third and slipped further into relegation trouble as the visitors struck with two late counter-attacks. The hosts dominated possession and played … Continue reading

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FA Cup exit but signs of promise – Leicester City 2 Wigan Athletic 0

Kieran Dowell made a promising debut Latics produced a commendable performance against Premier League Leicester City at the King Power Stadium but slipped out of the FA Cup 2-0 at the Third Round stage. The visitors started well but young … Continue reading

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A win at last – Birmingham City 2 Wigan Athletic 3

Cedric Kipre bundled home Latics’ third goal Wigan Athletic ended a 15 game winless run and won their first away game since April last year when they defeated Birmingham City at St. Andrew’s. Latics went ahead when a move involving … Continue reading

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