Monthly Archives: October 2021

Latics bounce back to winning ways – Wigan Athletic 2 Burton Albion 0

Latics kept the pressure on league leaders Plymouth Argyle with a comfortable 2-0 victory against ten-man Burton Albion. James McClean put the hosts ahead with an accomplished volley from Tendayi Darikwa’s cross after nine minutes. The visitors were reduced to … Continue reading

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Tuesday heartache – Wigan Athletic 1 Lincoln City 2

It was another Tuesday heartache as Latics slumped to a third successive Tuesday night League One defeat. Latics had the chance to go top of the table but they were deservedly defeated 2-1 by Lincoln City. The visitors went ahead … Continue reading

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Review – Not for Me Clive: Stories from the Voice of Football by Clive Tyldesley

Clive Tyldesley was ITV’s senior football commentator for 22 years and his autobiography provides an entertaining insight into the life of a commentator obsessive. Tyldesley has spent time with many of the big characters of the game including Sir Alex … Continue reading

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Brutally efficient Tics – AFC Wimbledon 0 Wigan Athletic 2 

In new brutalist surroundings Wigan Athletic were brutally efficient in their quest for the three points at AFC Wimbledon and ran out comfortable 2-0 victors in the capital. Early in the second half the Dons Paul Kalambayi deflected Callum Lang’s … Continue reading

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After the Lord Mayor’s Show for Latics – Wigan Athletic 1 MK Dons 2

It was a case of After the Lord Mayor’s Show as Latics succumbed to a 2-1 home defeat to MK Dons. It was an underwhelming performance by the hosts after Saturday’s superb victory at Bolton. Latics went ahead on 20 … Continue reading

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Derby day delight – Bolton Wanderers 0 Wigan Athletic 4

Wigan Athletic produced an emphatic display to defeat local rivals Bolton Wanderers 4-0 at the University of Bolton Stadium. The visitors went ahead after only six minutes when Will Keane turned home James McClean’s cross after good work by Charlie … Continue reading

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Back to the top – Gillingham 0 Wigan Athletic 2

Wigan Athletic returned to the top of the League One table after a hard fought 2-0 victory against Gillingham at the Priestfield Stadium. Latics dominated possession but in difficult conditions they were unable to break the deadlock until Max Power … Continue reading

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