Category Archives: Championship

Review: What You Think You Know About Football is Wrong – The Game’s Greatest Myths and Untruths by Kevin Moore

The former director of the National Football Museum Kevin Moore has produced a challenging and revelatory new book which debunks many of the myths and assumptions about football. In 50 short chapters Moore shatters many of the strongly held beliefs … Continue reading

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Same old, same old Latics – Wigan Athletic 0 Bristol City 2

Latics dominated Bristol City for most of this game but once again failed to be clinical in the final third and slipped further into relegation trouble as the visitors struck with two late counter-attacks. The hosts dominated possession and played … Continue reading

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A win at last – Birmingham City 2 Wigan Athletic 3

Cedric Kipre bundled home Latics’ third goal Wigan Athletic ended a 15 game winless run and won their first away game since April last year when they defeated Birmingham City at St. Andrew’s. Latics went ahead when a move involving … Continue reading

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Deja vu as Latics’ dominance comes to nothing – Nottingham Forest 1 Wigan Athletic 0

Paul Cook Wigan Athletic produced a dominant performance away at Nottingham Forest but once again went down to a set-piece sucker punch and remain bottom of the Championship table. The visitors dominated possession and created numerous chances before Forest went … Continue reading

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Wasteful Latics suffer another late sickener – Wigan Athletic 1 Derby County 1

Wigan Athletic once again succumbed to the obligatory late goal and have now failed to win in their last 12 matches. Latics had dominated proceedings against an out-of-form Derby County and had deservedly taken an 81st minute lead through substitute … Continue reading

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Not a Christmas classic – Blackburn Rovers 0 Wigan Athletic 0

Wigan Athletic will be pleased to move off the bottom of the Championship table for Christmas but it wasn’t a classic encounter in the 0-0 draw with Blackburn Rovers at Ewood Park. The omens were not good prior to the … Continue reading

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A point gained or three points lost? Wigan Athletic 1 Huddersfield Town 1

Josh Windass Relegation threatened Wigan Athletic were held to a 1-1 draw by fellow Championship strugglers Huddersfield Town at the DW Stadium. Latics went in search of the three points after a nine game winless run and took the lead … Continue reading

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