Category Archives: Championship

Lethargic Latics suffer first away defeat – Hull City 2 Wigan Athletic 1

Latics made one change to the starting XI that had defeated Rotherham on Saturday with Josh Magennis replacing Charlie Wyke. Both teams made a hesitant start at the MKM Stadium with passes going astray. The hosts threatened first in the … Continue reading

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Tics looking good on their travels – Rotherham United 0 Wigan Athletic 2

Leam Richardson made four changes from Latics home defeat against Reading, with Ryan Nyambe, Naylor, Nathan Broadhead and Charlie Wyke all coming into the starting eleven to replace Tendayi Darikwa, Graeme Shinnie, Callum Lang and Josh Magennis. Latics started strongly … Continue reading

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Home and away mystery – Wigan Athletic 0 Reading 1

Leam Richardson made two changes from the 2-1 victory at Huddersfield Town in midweek with Ben Amos and captain Tendayi Darikwa returning to the starting line-up in place of Jamie Jones and Ryan Nyambe. It was a slow start to … Continue reading

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Latics keep Terriers in the doldrums –  Huddersfield Town 1 Wigan Athletic 2

Leam Richardson made three changes from their 2-1 victory at Luton Town with Jamie Jones, Graeme Shinnie and Thelo Aasgaard all coming into the starting XI for Ben Amos, Jason Kerr and Tom Naylor. Before the kick off, a minute … Continue reading

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Latics late show stuns the Hatters – Luton Town 1 Wigan Athletic 2

Richardson made one change from Tuesday’s draw against West Bromwich Albion, with Lang replacing Graeme Shinnie. The hosts were the first to threaten when Adebayo broke into the penalty area but Amos came out quickly and saved brilliantly at point-blank … Continue reading

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Latics given a lesson in finishing – Wigan Athletic 1 Burnley 5

Wigan Athletic slumped to their first defeat of the season when they were emphatically defeated 5-1 by Burnley. The Clarets went ahead after 17 minutes when Jay Rodriguez finished from close range and they increased their lead when Josh Brownhill … Continue reading

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Richardson building something very special – Birmingham City 0 Wigan Athletic 1

Wigan Athletic produced one of their best ever Championship away performances with a heroic 1-0 victory at St Andrew’s. Latics were harshly reduced to ten-men after only 10 minutes when Joe Bennett was adjudged to have brought down Lukas Jutkiewicz. … Continue reading

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Wigan Athletic season preview – consolidation the aim

Leam Richardson photograph by Bernard Platt Last season saw a truly remarkable transformation at Wigan Athletic. The club had been in administration the previous season and had only escaped relegation by one point, but under the new owners Phoenix 2021 … Continue reading

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Refereeing mistake costs Wigan Athletic their Championship status – Wigan Athletic 1 Fulham 1

Latics were denied the victory they deserved against Fulham and which would have kept them in the Championship by a refereeing mistake. Latics were leading 1-0 thanks to Kieffer Moore’s headed goal on 32 minutes when referee John Brooks mistakenly … Continue reading

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Late equaliser puts Latics’ survival hopes in jeopardy – Charlton Athletic 2 Wigan Athletic 2

A stoppage time equaliser by Charlton’s Macauley Bonne denied Wigan Athletic a vital win in their search for Championship survival. Jamal Lowe had given Latics the lead after only nine minutes when he headed home at close range after Kieffer … Continue reading

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