Category Archives: Alex Gilbey

Latics are still hanging on – Wigan Athletic 3 Rotherham United 2

A dramatic 96th winner by Nick Powell kept Wigan Athletic’s Championship survival hopes alive against bottom club Rotherham United. A moment of madness by Rotherham keeper Lewis Price, who bizarrely attempted to first strangle and then jump on the back … Continue reading

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Appraising Latics’ transfer activity

The anticipated late rush of transfer activity materialised on deadline day as Wigan Athletic added a further three players and three went out on loan. Striker Adam Le Fondre, winger Nathan Byrne and striker Kaiyne Woolery all signed, while Sam … Continue reading

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12th Man – Getting stronger and stronger

Latics have got off to a satisfactory start in their Championship campaign with a narrow defeat at Bristol City followed by a comfortable victory against Blackburn Rovers and a hard fought point against Birmingham City. The new recruits have already … Continue reading

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Bristol unlock Wigan at Ashton Gate

Match report by Jamie Aspinall. Wigan were defeated once again in their opening fixture with another on loan Premier League striker proving to make the difference in front of goal. Tammy Abraham, on loan from Chelsea, did not need long … Continue reading

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12th Man – Revolving door keeps turning

The new season is finally upon us, but Latics are still looking to bring in more players, despite heavy preseason recruitment. Gary Caldwell has been very busy in the transfer market and has already brought in seven new players – … Continue reading

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Season preview – Good times ahead?

Latics return to the Championship on Saturday after a brief absence and in excellent spirits. The players that were so ignominiously relegated under Malky Mackay have all left the club and the bad atmosphere which pervaded Latics has been transformed … Continue reading

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Grigg rescues a point as Latics stumble – Colchester United 3 Wigan Athletic 3

Striker Will Grigg saved Wigan’s blushes with a 90th minute equaliser against bottom of the league Colchester in a high scoring draw. Second placed Latics dominated the early play and went ahead through Yanic Wildschut but the U’s equalised through … Continue reading

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