Monthly Archives: January 2023

Even Christ can’t save Latics as they slump to another defeat – Wigan Athletic 0 Luton Town 2

Toure made six changes from the FA cup defeat to Luton in midweek, with Tiehi, Caulker, Azeez, Ryan Nyambe, James McClean, and Will Keane coming into the starting line-up. The visitors started the game strongly and adopted a high press. … Continue reading

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Latics late FA Cup heartache – Wigan Athletic 1 Luton Town 2

Toure made five changes from Saturday’s draw at Cardiff City, with Jack Whatmough, Tendayi Darikwa, Joe Bennett, Aasgaard and Ashley Fletcher all returning to the starting line-up. The visitors started brightly and in the first minute Woodrow broke into the … Continue reading

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Latics’ late show rescues a point – Cardiff City 1 Wigan Athletic 1

Kolo Toure made three changes to the team which started against Luton in the FA Cup with Steven Caulker making his Latics debut along with Charlie Hughes and Keane who also returned to the starting XI. The visitors created the … Continue reading

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Latics show signs of improvement – Luton Town 1 Wigan Athletic 1

Kolo Toure made three changes to the team which was defeated by Hull City with Ben Amos, Rarmani Edmonds-Green and Tom Naylor coming into the starting line up. It was a cagey opening to the game, James McClean was first … Continue reading

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Review: How To Watch Football – 52 Rules for Understanding the Beautiful Game, On and Off the Pitch by Tifo

This handy football primer, produced by Tifo the YouTube channel, is designed to help everyone understand what is happening both on and off the pitch. From ‘don’t watch the ball’ and ‘why corners are less effective than you think’, to … Continue reading

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Toure’s Tics in freefall – Wigan Athletic 1 Hull City 4

Toure made four changes from Thursday’s defeat against Sunderland, with Jack Whatmough, Ryan Nyambe, Joe Bennett and Jordan Cousins coming into the starting XI. The visitors started in confident mode and pressed high from the kick off. They went close … Continue reading

Posted in Championship, Hull City, Jacob Greaves, Kolo Toure, Oscar Estupinan, Talal Al Hammad, Tyler Smith, Wigan Athletic | Tagged , , , , , , , | 3 Comments