Category Archives: Championship

Summer Reading – The Best Football Books

Now that summer is finally upon us I thought I’d share my reviews of the best football books for reading on the beach or by the pool. Kick off the summer with one of these great reads. Black Boots and Football Pinks. … Continue reading

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Tough opening to Latics’ Championship campaign

The Championship fixtures for 2019/2020  have been announced and Wigan Athletic will face Neil Warnock’s Cardiff City at home on the opening day of the season.  This is followed up with an away game at local rivals Preston North End, … Continue reading

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End of season run offers promise of better things to come – Wigan Athletic 1 Millwall 0

Latics ended their Championship season on a high with a 1-0 victory against Millwall at the DW Stadium. Joe Garner scored the only goal when he finished smartly after Nick Powell’s strike was parried by Millwall keeper David Martin. The … Continue reading

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Cook’s experiment offers pointers for next season – Birmingham City 1 Wigan Athletic 1

Latics made seven changes against Birmingham City and they should have come away with all three points after creating the better chances in this 1-1 draw at St Andrew’s. The hosts went ahead after only two minutes when acting Latics’ … Continue reading

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Latics secure safety in style – Wigan Athletic 2 Preston North End 0

Wigan Athletic secured their Championship status moving eight points clear of third bottom Rotherham with a deserved 2-0 victory over local rivals Preston North End on Easter Monday. Latics went in front after only 11 minutes when Leon Clarke finished … Continue reading

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Massey magic seals vital away victory – Leeds United 1 Wigan Athletic 2

Ten-man Wigan Athletic produced the Championship result of the day with 2-1 victory at Elland Road to ease their relegation worries and dent Leeds United’s automatic promotion prospects. Latics went down to 10 men after only 14 minutes when Cedric … Continue reading

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Individual errors once again prove costly – Hull City 2 Wigan Athletic 1

Wigan Athletic once again proved to be their own worst enemies as individual errors cost them the points against Hull City and edged them closer to the relegation zone. Latics who have not won away in 19 Championship fixtures led … Continue reading

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