Monthly Archives: April 2021

Will Keane heads Latics closer to survival – Wigan Athletic 1 Burton Albion 1

* Wigan Athletic had a hard-fought 1-1 draw against Burton Albion at the DW Stadium to edge closer to League One survival with two games remaining. * The Brewers went ahead in the 15th minute from a superb curling Joe … Continue reading

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Review: All Crazee Now – English Football and Footballers in the 1970s by David Tossell

David Tossell’s story of English football in the 1970s, ‘All Crazee Now’ is a special treat for nostalgists and football connoisseurs. This tour de force of 512 pages including Index, Endnotes, Acknowledgements and Roll of Honour is an engrossing account … Continue reading

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Latics edging towards League One survival – Shrewsbury Town 1 Wigan Athletic 2

* Wigan Athletic produced their fourth consecutive victory with a 2-1 win against Shrewsbury Town at Montgomery Waters Meadow to stay four points above the drop zone with three games remaining. * Latics went ahead in the 27th minute when … Continue reading

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Latics find form to ease relegation worries – Wigan Athletic 2 Crewe Alexandra 0

* Wigan Athletic produced their third consecutive victory with a comfortable 2-0 win against Crewe Alexandra at the DW Stadium to ease their relegation worries. * Latics somewhat fortuitously took the lead in the 15th minute when Joe Dodoo blocked … Continue reading

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Latics stun Black Cats and move out of the drop zone – Wigan Athletic 2 Sunderland 1

* Wigan Athletic produced a superb performance to stun promotion-chasing Sunderland 2-1 at the DW Stadium and move out of the League One relegation zone. * The visitors went ahead on 32 minutes when Aidan McGeady’s cross found the unmarked … Continue reading

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Big win for Latics in battle for survival – Doncaster Rovers 1 Wigan Athletic 4

* Wigan Athletic produced an emphatic 4-1 victory at play-off chasing Doncaster Rovers to move within one point of safety in the League One relegation zone. * Latics went ahead after only three minutes when Joe Dodoo’s first time strike … Continue reading

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Latics slip deeper into trouble – Wigan Athletic 0 Portsmouth 1

* Wigan Athletic slipped to second bottom in the League One table as they lost 1-0 to promotion chasing Portsmouth at the DW Stadium. * Latics enjoyed the greater possession and had more shots than Pompey but they failed to … Continue reading

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