Category Archives: David Perkins

Can’t believe it’s not Scholes…

It was sad to see the Latics fans’ favourite David Perkins leave this week after three years with the club. The 35-year-old has joined Rochdale on a two-year deal after getting limited game time this season. The diminutive terrier goes … Continue reading

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12th Man – Strength in depth is a big bonus

Latics celebrated a fantastic FA Cup victory against Premier League Bournemouth on Wednesday night. It was an exhilarating performance by a mixture of fringe players and first team regulars. Prior to the game it looked as though Paul Cook was … Continue reading

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12th Man – You Are My Sunshine When Skies Are Grey

Last Saturday in some of the worst conditions I have experienced at a football match, Latics still managed to stay composed, play controlled football and produce a memorable victory at Bloomfield Road. In the extremely wet and windy conditions Chey … Continue reading

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Wet and wild but Wigan do wonders – Blackpool 1 Wigan Athletic 3

Chey Dunkley scored an unusual ‘hat-trick’ and David Perkins grabbed his first ever goal for the club as Latics defeated Blackpool at a very wet and windswept Bloomfield Road. Dunkley gifted the Seasiders the lead after only eight minutes when … Continue reading

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12th Man – Edging towards the title

It wasn’t the most convincing performance against Burton on Tuesday night but a resolute Latics still moved a point closer to the League One title. They maintained a three-point gap over second placed Burton and a six-point gap over third … Continue reading

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12th Man – Perkins gets my Player vote

It’s been a great team effort this season. Many players have made major contributions to the cause: Jason Pearce, Michael Jacobs, Max Power and latterly Stephen Warnock and Conor McAleny have all been impressive but five players have really stood … Continue reading

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12th Man – Not a time to panic

It was hugely disappointing to be pegged back from 3-0 up against Sheffield United on Tuesday night, but hopefully Gary Caldwell will have learned some important lessons about his players. A number of factors contributed to Latics’ collapse against the … Continue reading

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