Category Archives: Bury

Promise of good times ahead as Wigan rout Bury – Wigan Athletic 4 Bury 1

Latics demonstrated their promotion credentials with a confident 4-1 victory against local rivals Bury. Former Manchester United midfielder Nick Powell grabbed a brace as Latics maintained their good start to the League One campaign. The home team produced some slick … Continue reading

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12th Man – Cook’s high standards

Latics continued their good start to the season with a somewhat lucky 2-1 League Cup victory against a combative Blackpool team. Paul Cook’s rotation policy for the League Cup was an eminently sensible approach to what is a lengthy fixture … Continue reading

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Fixtures announced – MK Dons away first up for Latics

Wigan Athletic travel to MK Dons in the opening fixture of their 2017/18 League One campaign. It will be the first time they have played at the Stadium MK since the club was controversially moved from Wimbledon, although they did play … Continue reading

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Latics in hot pursuit of top spot – Wigan Athletic 3 Bury 0

Wigan Athletic extended their unbeaten run to twelve games and increased the pressure on league leaders Burton Albion as they eased past Bury 3-0 at the DW Stadium. Latics quickly sealed the three points with a scintillating opening 21 minutes. First … Continue reading

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12th Man – No slip-ups allowed

Latics produced another breathtaking away victory at Walsall and sent a strong message to their promotion rivals that they are gunning for the League One title. After Burton Albion’s midweek defeat to Southend United, Latics are now only four points … Continue reading

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Caldwell embarrassed by FA Cup exit – Bury 4 Wigan Athletic 0

Wigan manager Gary Caldwell apologised to the fans after his team crashed out of the FA Cup at the first hurdle 4-0 to Bury. Caldwell told the media that it was the lowest point he’d had as a manager. He said: … Continue reading

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12th Man: FA Cup past, present and future

Isn’t the FA Cup a wonderful competition? This season 736 teams entered, teams like Bamber Bridge and Mossley fight it out in the preliminary rounds before the qualifying rounds even start. There are a total of 14 rounds in the … Continue reading

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