Monthly Archives: February 2023

Latics unbeaten run comes to an end with dubious decision – Preston North End 2 Wigan Athletic 1

Maloney kept the same starting line-up following a goalless draw against Norwich City last week. Despite picking up an injury last week Whatmough was declared fit enough to start. Latics started strongly right from the kick off and Will Keane … Continue reading

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Review – The Game: Player. Pundit. Fan by Micah Richards

The former Manchester City and England defender-turned-broadcaster Micah Richards has produced an upbeat and entertaining read. Richards’ career highlights include winning the FA Cup and the Premier League title, as well as becoming the youngest ever defender to represent England, … Continue reading

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Frustrating day for Maloney’s men – Wigan Athletic 0 Norwich City 0

Shaun Maloney made two changes from the midweek draw at Bristol City, with Lang and Keane returning to the starting line-up in place of Thelo Aasgaard and the ineligible Danel Sinani who was unable to play against his parent club. … Continue reading

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Maloney’s men edging closer to safety – Bristol City 1 Wigan Athletic 1

Maloney surprisingly made two changes to the team that had defeated Huddersfield with Thelo Aasgaard and Ashley Fletcher replacing Callum Lang and Will Keane. Nigel Pearson’s team had an early chance when Alex Scott cut inside and fired high over … Continue reading

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Maloney’s men back in the mix – Wigan Athletic 1 Huddersfield Town 0

Maloney made two changes for his first home game in charge of the Tics, with Ryan Nyambe and Charlie Hughes coming into the starting line-up in place of Martin Kelly and Omar Rekik who both missed out through injury. Maloney … Continue reading

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Tentative steps for Maloney’s men – Blackburn Rovers 0 Wigan Athletic 0

Maloney made six changes to the starting XI from Kolo Toure’s last game in charge. There were debuts for Martin Kelly, Omar Rekik and Daniel Sinani with Jack Whatmough, Tendayi Darikwa and Callum Lang returning to the side. Two early … Continue reading

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