Monthly Archives: March 2022

Will Keane – The king of the six-yard box

Latics’ leading goal scorer Will Keane has been in prolific form recently and has grabbed 20 goals so far this season. Keane has notched four goals in his last five games and few people would bet against him bagging many … Continue reading

Posted in James Beattie, League One, Republic of Ireland, Wigan Athletic, Will Keane | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Tics tonic in title race – Wigan Athletic 4 Morecambe 1

Wigan Athletic closed the gap on League One leaders Rotherham with an emphatic 4-1 victory against strugglers Morecambe at the DW Stadium. Latics went ahead in the 19th minute when  Tendayi Darikwa’s cross was superbly headed into the net by … Continue reading

Posted in Dylan Connolly, Jason Kerr, Josh Magennis, League Cup, Leam Richardson, Morecambe, Stephen Humphrys, Wigan Athletic, Will Keane | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Latics stay on track at Crewe – Crewe Alexandra 0 Wigan Athletic 2

Wigan Athletic maintained their push for automatic promotion with a 2-0 victory at bottom club Crewe Alexandra. Latics went ahead in the 43rd minute when Josh Magennis scored his first goal for the club with a near post header from … Continue reading

Posted in Crewe Alexandra, Josh Magennis, League One, Leam Richardson, Wigan Athletic, Will Keane | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Latics strengthen their position – MK Dons 1 Wigan Athletic 1

Wigan Athletic strengthened their position in the race for automatic promotion with an important point at MK Dons. After sustained pressure Latics deservedly went ahead in the 58th minute when Tom Naylor produced a composed finish past Dons keeper Jamie … Continue reading

Posted in Harry Darling, League One, Leam Richardson, MK Dons, Tom Naylor, Wigan Athletic | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

Review: Don Revie – The Biography by Christopher Evans

When football fans talk about the greatest English managers, Don Revie is often excluded. Revie is perhaps the most controversial figure in English football and has never been forgiven for resigning as England manager and moving to the United Arab … Continue reading

Posted in Chris Evans MP, Don Revie, Football Book Reviews, Late Tackle magazine, Wigan Athletic | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Latics edging closer to promotion – Wigan Athletic 1 AFC Wimbledon 0

Wigan Athletic reduced the gap at the top of the table to four points with a hard-fought victory against League One strugglers AFC Wimbledon. Latics went ahead after 21 minutes, when substitute Tom Bayliss’ strike from 25- yards was parried … Continue reading

Posted in AFC Wimbledon, League One, Leam Richardson, Wigan Athletic, Will Keane | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Review: ’71/’72: Football’s Greatest Season? By Daniel Abrahams

Many people regard the 1971/72 football season as the greatest and Danny Abrahams’ book certainly makes a very strong case. ‘There was a season when the world’s greatest footballers were all on show at British grounds. Best, Keegan, Charlton and … Continue reading

Posted in Daniel Abrahams, Football Book Reviews, Late Tackle magazine, Wigan Athletic | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Normal service resumed – Wigan Athletic 2 Fleetwood Town 0

Wigan Athletic got back to winning ways with a convincing 2-0 victory against League One strugglers Fleetwood Town at the DW Stadium. After a period of sustained pressure Latics went in front from the penalty spot on 37 minutes when … Continue reading

Posted in Fleetwood Town, James McClean, Joe Garner, League One, Leam Richardson, Wigan Athletic, Will Keane | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment