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About ianhaspinall

Communications specialist, Wigan Athletic fan & blogger, interested in music, arts & culture.

Mighty congested at the bottom of the Championship – Cardiff City 2 Wigan Athletic 2

Kieffer Moore grabbed a brace Latics picked up a vital point in their battle for Championship survival with a 2-2 draw against promotion chasing Cardiff City. Goals by Wales International Kieffer Moore had twice given Latics the lead but they … Continue reading

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Topsy turvy ‘tics – Wigan Athletic 2 Middlesbrough 2

Samy Morsy

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Latics outgunned by playoff hopefuls – Wigan Athletic 1 Preston North End 2

Chey Dunkley Latics’ recent run of good form came to an end against playoff hopefuls Preston with a 2-1 defeat at the DW Stadium. The visitors started brightly and were ahead after only seven minutes when Tom Barkhuizen converted Daniel … Continue reading

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Lightning strikes twice as Latics topple Leeds again – Leeds United 0 Wigan Athletic 1

For the second season running Latics stunned Leeds United at Elland Road in the process knocking them off the top of the table. Latics went ahead on 59 minutes when Joe Williams corner deflected off Pablo Hernandez and looped over … Continue reading

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Lowe’s late winner lifts Latics’ spirits – Wigan Athletic 2 Sheffield Wednesday 1

Jamal Lowe. Photo courtesy of Wigan Athletic A rare goal by Jamal Lowe gave Latics a desperately needed victory against Sheffield Wednesday at the DW Stadium. The visitors had gone ahead in the first half when Jacob Murphy headed home … Continue reading

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Sleepwalking towards relegation – Swansea City 2 Wigan Athletic 1

Latics slumped to a 2-1 defeat at Swansea City and slipped deeper into relegation trouble. Paul Cook’s team have won only once in the last 17 games and the club seems to be sleepwalking towards League One after another toothless … Continue reading

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Review: What You Think You Know About Football is Wrong – The Game’s Greatest Myths and Untruths by Kevin Moore

The former director of the National Football Museum Kevin Moore has produced a challenging and revelatory new book which debunks many of the myths and assumptions about football. In 50 short chapters Moore shatters many of the strongly held beliefs … Continue reading

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