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About ianhaspinall

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

Latics strengthen their position at the top – Wigan Athletic 1 Oxford United 0

Wigan Athletic are now in prime position for the League One title after a hard fought victory against a stubborn Oxford United at the DW Stadium. Latics had to wait until the 87th minute to break the deadlock but Will … Continue reading

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Latics held but retain top spot – Wigan Athletic 0 Rotherham United

The League One leaders Wigan Athletic were held at home by play-off contenders Rotherham United on Saturday but still retain top spot in the table. The free-scoring Latics had bagged nine goals in their previous two games but on this … Continue reading

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12th Man – 100 points and more

Latics surged to the top of the League One table with two magnificent performances against MK Dons and Rochdale. The finishing in those games has been nothing short of breathtaking with some stunning goals from Will Grigg, Michael Jacobs, Nick … Continue reading

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Latics are back on top – Rochdale 1 Wigan Athletic 4

Wigan Athletic moved back to the top of the League One table with an impressive 4-1 hammering of relegation strugglers Rochdale. In an end-to-end first half Latics went ahead in the 17th minute when Max Power’s corner was headed towards … Continue reading

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Grigg hat-trick puts Latics in the driving seat for promotion – Wigan Athletic 5 MK Dons 1

Wigan Athletic moved back into the automatic promotion places with an emphatic 5-1 rout of MK Dons. Will Grigg stepped his annual end of season goal rush with a superb hat-trick. Grigg put Latics ahead after only eleven minutes from … Continue reading

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12th Man – Just a blip or something more serious?

Latics slipped to third place in the League One table after a disappointing 2-1 defeat at Portsmouth on Easter Monday. Despite the poor conditions and some debatable refereeing decisions, which went against Latics, it was still a below par performance … Continue reading

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Latics stumble on the south coast – Portsmouth 2 Wigan Athletic 1

Latics failed to regain top spot in the League One table after a below par performance at play-off chasing Portsmouth. Both Blackburn and Shrewsbury secured three points on Easter Monday but Latics slipped down to third spot following the 2-1 … Continue reading

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