Category Archives: Ben Watson

Art of Football Competition

THIS COMPETITION HAS NOW CLOSED. Congratulations to the competition winner Anne Foster. ————————————————————————– Let’s Hang On and Art of Football have come together to offer all Latics supporters a fantastic opportunity to win a unique Art of Football print or … Continue reading

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12th Man: Another epic to remember

What a fantastic comeback at Chesterfield. Latics looked down and out at the Proact Stadium after 68 minutes when Leon Barnett put through his own goal to make it 2-0 to the Spireites. But Barnett soon redeemed himself with an … Continue reading

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Deeney double deepens Wigan’s gloom – Wigan Athletic 0 Watford 2

Troy Deeney grabbed a brace as Watford moved to the top of the Championship and kept Wigan deep in relegation trouble. Deeney was once again the difference between the two sides in a hard-fought contest. The prolific striker had scored … Continue reading

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12th Man: Fire sale chaos or master plan for survival?

It’s been another dispiriting week to be a Wigan Athletic fan, yet another home defeat and the exodus of our FA Cup winning stars. Just when you think things can’t get worse, we get another kick in the teeth as … Continue reading

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Desperate days for Wigan – Wigan Athletic 1 Rotherham United 2

This crucial relegation six pointer ended in 2-1 victory for the visitors Rotherham after a dismal display by Latics. Despite the need to secure a vital first win in 17 matches the Wigan players showed little of the desire required … Continue reading

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12th Man: Malky can weather media storm

Malky Mackay’s appointment and Dave Whelan’s subsequent controversial comments have resulted in an unprecedented amount of negative media coverage for the club, but on the pitch there are grounds for optimism. The media storm created must have been a massive … Continue reading

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Latics win marred by Watson injury – Wigan Athletic 2 Barnsley 0

Wigan secured a vital three points in their quest for a Championship play-off spot when they defeated struggling Barnsley. But the victory was marred by a serious leg injury to FA Cup final hero Ben Watson. Goals by loan signings … Continue reading

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FA Cup heroes do it again – Cardiff City 1 Wigan Athletic 2

Wigan continue to defy the odds in their attempt to retain the FA Cup with a 2-1 victory at Premier League Cardiff City. Two quality strikes by Chris McCann and FA Cup final goal scorer Ben Watson took Latics into … Continue reading

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Eagles eliminated as Wigan march on – Wigan Athletic 2 Crystal Palace 1

The FA Cup holders progressed to the fifth round with a hard-fought 2-1 victory against Premier League Crystal Palace at the DW Stadium. Last season’s Cup Final hero Ben Watson steered in James McClean’s pull back to give Wigan a … Continue reading

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Derby day delight for the Latics – Wigan Athletic 3 Bolton Wanderers 2

Wigan edged out local rivals Bolton in an exciting end-to-end encounter at the DW Stadium on Sunday. Latics took control with a Ben Watson penalty after Matt Mills handled the ball in the area and Nick Powell doubled the lead … Continue reading

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