Category Archives: Europa League

Video – A history of Wigan Athletic ‘Defying the Odds’

The club produced an excellent motivational video prior to last weekend’s home victory against Brighton and Hove Albion. The video provides some of the highlights in the club’s history and shows how we have consistently defied the odds and overcome … Continue reading

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12th Man: Whelan’s contribution has been nothing less than incredible

It’s been a momentous week in the history of Wigan Athletic. The retirement of Dave Whelan, the appointment of his grandson David Sharpe as his successor, and two back-to-back wins for the first time since August have revived hopes of … Continue reading

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Wigan are out of luck and out of Europe – NK Maribor 2 Wigan Athletic 1

Despite a much improved performance with Uwe Rösler in charge, Wigan crashed out of the Europa League 2-1 to NK Maribor who have qualified for the last 32 of the competition. In a match marred by poor officiating Latics had … Continue reading

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Latics lose in Russia – Rubin Kazan 1 Wigan Athletic 0

Wigan Athletic experienced their first Europa Cup defeat when they were edged out 1-0 by Group D leaders Rubin Kazan. A defensive lapse allowed Rubin full back Oleg Kuzmin to score in the 20th minute but Wigan might have levelled when … Continue reading

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Nick Powell strike keeps Wigan’s Europa campaign on track – Wigan Athletic 1 Rubin Kazan 1

Wigan Athletic’s Europa League campaign remains on course after they drew 1-1 with Group D leaders Rubin Kazan at the DW Stadium. The experienced Russian visitors took an early lead through Aleksandr Prudnikov’s clinical low finish. But Wigan responded with a … Continue reading

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Wigan secure historic first ever win in Europe – Wigan Athletic 3 NK Maribor 1

Wigan Athletic secured their maiden victory in a European competition when they defeated Slovenian Champions NK Maribor 3-1 in an entertaining Europa League Group D match. Powell gave Latics the lead when he headed in following a mistake by keeper … Continue reading

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Europa League comes to Wigan – Wigan Athletic v NK Maribor preview

A historic first ever Europa League game will take place on Thursday night as Slovenian league leaders NK Maribor visit the DW Stadium. Latics take on Maribor in strange circumstances as they have recently sacked their coach Ante Čačić less … Continue reading

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Wigan Athletic’s European Adventure part 1 – Slideshow

From non-league to Europa League it’s been quite an adventure for the fans of Wigan Athletic. Most long-standing Latics fans could never have dreamt that they would one day play in a European competition, so this was a night to be … Continue reading

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No glamour ties for Wigan in Europa League draw

For those of us who have followed Wigan Athletic from their non-league days seeing the club in today’s Europa League draw in Monaco was quite a surreal experience. Little Latics in a draw with famous names such as Lazio, Valencia, … Continue reading

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2013/14 fixtures announced – Barnsley first up for Latics

Wigan Athletic’s first game in the 2013/14 Championship season will be against Barnsley on Saturday 3rd August. Owen Coyle’s men will be looking to make a bright start at Oakwell before they take a short break from the Championship to face … Continue reading

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