Category Archives: Chris McCann

Latics are the Champions – Blackpool 0 Wigan Athletic 4

Wigan Athletic secured promotion and effectively the League One title with an emphatic 4-0 victory at crisis club Blackpool. Latics are three points ahead of second placed Burton Albion with a massively superior goal difference with only one game to … Continue reading

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Wigan are Championship bound – Wigan Athletic 4 Southend United 1

Wigan Athletic virtually secured promotion to the Championship with an emphatic 4-1 victory over Southend United. Latics are now nine points ahead of Walsall who are the only side that can catch them with three games to play. They have a … Continue reading

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Latics blow advantage in six goal thriller – Wigan Ath 3 Sheffield Utd 3

Wigan Athletic allowed Sheffield United to comeback from three goals down to secure an unlikely 3-3 draw at the DW Stadium last night. Goals by Will Grigg, Haris Vuckic and Chris McCann had given Latics what looked to be an … Continue reading

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12th Man: Display at Bradford shows mastering defence

One of the main concerns about Latics early season performances has been their poor defending. Many of the games have seen lapses of concentration, defensive mix-ups and even bizarre own goals. Richard O’Donnell, Leon Barnett, Donervon Daniels and Reece James … Continue reading

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Roller coaster ends in disappointment – Port Vale 3 Wigan Athletic 2

Latics almost repeated the heroics of last week as they came back from 2-0 down to draw level, but they were ultimately disappointed as Port Vale grabbed the winner in stoppage time. Vale went ahead through Anthony Grant on 33 … Continue reading

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Watford add to Wigan woes – Watford 2 Wigan Athletic 1

Two goals by Watford’s Troy Deeney condemned Wigan to their third consecutive defeat in four games under new manager Malky Mackay at Vicarage Road on Saturday. The free scoring striker produced a top quality finish to give the Hornets the … Continue reading

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Defensive errors prove costly for Latics – Sheffield Wednesday 2 Wigan Athletic 1

Wigan Athletic’s defensive frailties were evident as they lost 2-1 to Sheffield Wednesday in a game in which they should have secured at least a point. Latics took a 26th minute lead through a Chris McCann header but the Owls … Continue reading

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Wigan are peerless in Brighton – Brighton and Hove Albion 1 Wigan Athletic 2

Wigan’s inexorable rise up the Championship table under Uwe Rosler continued with a 2-1 victory at promotion rivals Brighton. The result moves Latics to within one point of the top six with a game in hand over sixth place Reading. … Continue reading

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FA Cup heroes do it again – Cardiff City 1 Wigan Athletic 2

Wigan continue to defy the odds in their attempt to retain the FA Cup with a 2-1 victory at Premier League Cardiff City. Two quality strikes by Chris McCann and FA Cup final goal scorer Ben Watson took Latics into … Continue reading

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Rösler’s men on the rise – Reading 1 Wigan Athletic 2

Wigan moved up to 12th in the Championship table with a hard-fought win at play-off rivals Reading. Uwe Rösler’s team dominated the opening half and were two ahead in the opening 12 minutes. Chris McCann side footed home from the edge … Continue reading

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