Monthly Archives: September 2021

Defensive mistakes prove costly for Latics – Wigan Athletic 1 Sheffield Wednesday 2

  Charlie Wyke reduced the deficit from the Penalty spot * Two defensive mistakes proved costly as Latics slipped to their first home defeat of the season. * A Max Power own goal and a slip by Jack Whatmough gifted … Continue reading

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How Beautiful Life Can Be When Latics Win – Wigan Athletic 2 Cheltenham Town 0

Wigan group The Lathums released their excellent debut album ‘How Beautiful Life Can Be’ on Friday and they were the match sponsors as Wigan Athletic ran out comfortable 2-0 winners against Cheltenham Town. Latics retain top spot in League One … Continue reading

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Latics move on up with Wyke double – Accrington Stanley 1 Wigan Athletic 4

Wigan Athletic produced an emphatic performance to defeat Accrington Stanley 4-1 at the Wham Stadium. Latics were in front after only seven minutes when Jack Whatmough thumped home from James McClean’s corner. The visitors were two up after 18 minutes … Continue reading

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Review: Beautiful Bridesmaids Dressed in Oranje – The Unfulfilled Glory of Dutch Football by Gary Thacker

Gary Thacker’s ‘Beautiful Bridesmaids Dressed in Oranje’ provides an illuminating and in-depth analysis of the Dutch national team and their dramatic failure to win a World Cup. This is an extensive history of Dutch football, but the narrative really gathers … Continue reading

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Latics getting better all the time – Wigan Athletic 2 Doncaster Rovers 1

Wigan Athletic’s new team have started the season with surprising success and they are improving game by game. Doncaster went ahead on 22 minutes when Tommy Rowe converted former Latic Joe Dodoo’s pass. Latics weren’t ruffled by the setback and … Continue reading

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