Category Archives: Championship

Supersub Gelhardt saves Latics’ blushes – Hull City 2 Wigan Athletic 2

Joe Gelhardt 17-year-old substitute Joe Gelhardt produced a moment of quality to rescue a vital away point for Wigan Athletic at Hull City in a 2-2 draw.  The England U18 youth international scored his first Championship goal with a beautiful … Continue reading

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Cook has lost the recipe for success – Wigan Athletic 0 Barnsley 0

Paul Cook Paul Cook’s job is surely on the line after another dispiriting performance in the 0-0 draw with fellow strugglers Barnsley at the DW Stadium. Latics have not won in five games and the manager’s tactics mean that they … Continue reading

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Latics press the self-destruct button at QPR – Queens Park Rangers 3 Wigan Athletic 1

Under pressure Paul Cook Latics were their own worst enemy against QPR as they pressed the self-destruct button in the second half after leading 1-0 at half time and ended up losing 3-1. Latics edged the first half and took … Continue reading

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Cook’s route one into trouble – Middlesbrough 1 Wigan Athletic 0

Paul Cook It was another frustrating away defeat for Wigan Athletic when they went down 1-0 to Middlesbrough at the Riverside. Latics started the brighter of the two teams and created several good chances before they succumbed to Boro’s first … Continue reading

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Ten-men Latics can’t contain in-form Leeds – Wigan Athletic 0 Leeds United 2

Wigan Athletic were unable to prevent Leeds United moving to the top of the Championship table with a comfortable 2-0 victory at the DW Stadium. In a physical encounter Latics went down to ten men on 21 minutes when midfielder … Continue reading

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Another derby day debacle – Preston North End 3 Wigan Athletic 0

It was a case of deja-vu as Wigan Athletic once again crashed to defeat at near neighbours Preston with a toothless performance. Latics had lost 4-0 at Deepdale last season and this was an equally embarrassing showing. Paul Cook’s men … Continue reading

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Championship pundits may need to revise their predictions

Many media pundits prematurely tipped Wigan Athletic for relegation this season but after a very successful transfer window Paul Cook’s team now look a much stronger outfit and much more likely to compete at the top half of the Championship. … Continue reading

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