Monthly Archives: December 2021

Magnificent McClean gives Latics the edge in five-goal thriller – Oxford United 2 Wigan Athletic 3

James McClean’s incisive run and clinical finish in the 86th minute enabled Wigan Athletic to take the three points against Oxford United in a topsy-turvy game at the Kassam Stadium. Latics were deservedly ahead after only eight minutes when Will … Continue reading

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Latics left frustrated by Ipswich draw – Wigan Athletic 1 Ipswich Town 1

Wigan Athletic were the dominant outfit against Ipswich Town and went ahead on 22 minutes through Callum Lang’s close range finish. The visitors were lucky not to have Conor Chaplin red carded for a stamp on Tom Pearce on the … Continue reading

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Aasgaard’s ace shatters Shrewsbury’s resolve – Wigan Athletic 2 Shrewsbury Town 1

Thelo Aasgaard’s superb stoppage time winner enabled Wigan Athletic to move back to the top of the League One table. Tendayi Darikwa had given Latics an early lead but Shrewsbury drew level on 39 minutes when Daniel Udoh’s shot was … Continue reading

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Review: More Than a Game – Saving Football from Itself by Mark Gregory

Formerly Ernst & Young’s Chief Economist and Stoke City supporter Mark Gregory has produced a timely and in-depth analysis of why the English game requires radical reform and how it can be changed for the better. He was recently called … Continue reading

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Tics progress to the FA Cup third round – Colchester United 1 Wigan Athletic 2 

Wigan Athletic progressed into the FA Cup Third Round with hard-fought 2-1 victory at Colchester United. Callum Lang opened the scoring after good work by Gavin Massey in the 24th minute but the hosts drew level on the stroke of … Continue reading

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