Monthly Archives: August 2021

Latics show composure and organisation to overcome Pompey – Wigan Athletic 1 Portsmouth 0

Latics were the victors in this closely contested encounter between two teams who will be hoping to challenge for promotion at the end of the League One season. Callum Lang’s composed finish in the 78th minute made the difference in … Continue reading

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Latics special away day in the capital – Charlton Athletic 0 Wigan Athletic 2

Latics produced a masterful away performance with a 2-0 victory at Charlton Athletic. The visitors created numerous chances and were denied by at least five quality saves by home keeper Craig MacGillivray until captain Tendayi Darikwa broke the deadlock and … Continue reading

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Impressive Latics denied by late equaliser – Wigan Athletic 1 Wycombe Wanderers 1

Latics produced an impressive attacking display against unbeaten Wycombe Wanderers at the DW Stadium. The hosts went ahead on 47 minutes through Callum Lang’s strike. It looked as though Latics would secure the three points but the Chairboys struck a … Continue reading

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Latics late show stuns Rotherham – Wigan Athletic 1 Rotherham United 0

In the first competitive match at the DW Stadium for nearly 18 months there was an emotional atmosphere amongst the fans. Phoenix 2021 Ltd Chairman Talal Al Hammad was able greet the fans for the first time and the kick … Continue reading

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Early days for the new-look Latics – Sunderland 2 Wigan Athletic 1

Wigan Athletic started brightly at the Stadium of Light and went ahead after 15 minutes when Will Keane’s strike came back off the post and Gwion Edwards scored on his debut. The Black Cats were level two minutes later following … Continue reading

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Wigan Athletic season preview – the big push for promotion

After a traumatic period of administration and a relegation battle Latics go into the new season with renewed optimism. Manager Leam Richardson has had to do a major rebuild of the squad with only six players under contract, but he … Continue reading

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