Category Archives: Arouna Kone

Martinez’s men never say die – West Bromwich Albion 2 Wigan Athletic 3

In a heart-stopping encounter Wigan secured a crucial victory in their fight against relegation when they overcame West Bromwich Albion 3-2 at the Hawthorns. The Latics needed an away victory if they were to have any hope of retaining their Premier … Continue reading

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Escape with Alcaraz – Wigan Athletic 1 Norwich City 0

Antolin Alcaraz has had a profound effect on Wigan’s results since his return from a long-term injury. The Paraguayan international was outstanding in the Latics defence yesterday against Norwich City. He was so dominant that the Canaries were unable to … Continue reading

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Wigan ride their luck to secure a vital three points – Wigan Athletic 2 Newcastle United 1

Latics secured a crucial victory in their quest for Premier League survival with a 90th minute goal by Arouna Kone. Jean Beausejour had given them the lead in the first half but Newcastle equalised in the second half through Davide … Continue reading

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Fantastic Latics stun the Royals – Reading 0 Wigan Athletic 3

An outstanding team performance gave Wigan a comfortable 3-0 victory against relegation rivals Reading at the Madejski Stadium. Two goals by Arouna Kone and another by Maynor Figueroa rounded off a fantastic day for the Latics fans. Roberto Martinez welcomed … Continue reading

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McManaman magic eases Wigan into the FA Cup quarter finals – Huddersfield Town 1 Wigan Athletic 4

An outstanding first half display by Callum McManaman eased Wigan into the quarter finals of the FA Cup for only the second time in their history with an emphatic 4-1 victory at the John Smith’s Stadium on Sunday. The 21-year-old … Continue reading

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Wigan are singing in the rain – Aston Villa 0 Wigan Athletic 3

Grey skies over Villa Park Wigan recorded their first win in seven games with a comfortable 3-0 win against an Aston Villa side who have now conceded 15 goals in the last three games and are sliding towards relegation. The … Continue reading

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When being good is just not enough – Everton 2 Wigan Athletic 1

Despite putting in another good performance and matching Everton throughout the 94 minutes, Wigan came away from Goodison Park without any points. Once again the Latics were on the receiving end of some abysmal refereeing decisions by Lee Mason. With … Continue reading

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