Category Archives: Everton

12th Man: Scunthorpe show was reminiscent of Martinez

Gary Caldwell’s young team gave Scunthorpe United a lesson in pass and move on Wednesday night at the DW Stadium. The Iron had no answer to Wigan’s style of play, which was reminiscent of the dominant performances produced in the … Continue reading

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Transfer deadline day round up – Wigan Athletic

The main news of the night was the transfer of James McCarthy to Everton for a fee reported to be £13m. Maroune Fellaini’s late move from Everton to Manchester United for £27.5m looked to have triggered McCarthy’s move to Goodison Park. … Continue reading

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Wigan are in dreamland – Everton 0 Wigan Athletic 3 – FA Cup Quarter Final

Wigan are in dreamland after they produced a stunning 3-0 victory over Everton to reach their first ever FA Cup semi final. An incredible three goals in the space of three first half minutes swung the game inexorably in Wigan’s favour. … Continue reading

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Time for Wigan Athletic fans to back the team to make FA Cup history

Wigan Athletic are one game away from a historic FA Cup semi final at Wembley when they face Everton on Saturday 9th March and all Wiganers are being encouraged to support their team at Goodison Park. Latics have been allocated … Continue reading

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When being good is just not enough – Everton 2 Wigan Athletic 1

Despite putting in another good performance and matching Everton throughout the 94 minutes, Wigan came away from Goodison Park without any points. Once again the Latics were on the receiving end of some abysmal refereeing decisions by Lee Mason. With … Continue reading

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Baines makes a point for Everton – Wigan Athletic 2 Everton 2

Former Latic Leighton Baines rescued a point for Everton with a late penalty at the DW Stadium on Saturday. Left back Baines rifled home the spot kick on 85 minutes after Maynor Figueroa brought down Kevin Mirallas. Wigan had been on top … Continue reading

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How football dominates our culture

I recently attended an entertaining discussion at the Latitude Festival about how football obsesses and structures our culture with ex-footballer and broadcaster Pat Nevin and authors Rodge Glass and Alan Bissett. Nevin expertly chaired the discussion with the two writers … Continue reading

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Wigan Athletic 2012/13 fixtures announced

The fixtures for Wigan Athletic’s eighth season in the Barclays Premier League were announced this morning with Latics first game at home to Champions League winners Chelsea on Saturday August 18th. This is followed by a trip to top flight newcomers … Continue reading

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Wigan unable to capitalise on Howard mistake – Wigan Athletic 1 Everton 1

It was another frustrating afternoon at the DW Stadium as a spirited Wigan were once again unable to secure three points against Everton despite taking the lead in bizarre circumstances. In freezing cold temperatures Latics lined up against an invigorated … Continue reading

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Injury crisis deepens as Everton expose defensive frailties

Off the pitch Wigan Athletic are now debt free, but on the pitch the season took a downturn as Everton overcame them 3-1 at Goodison Park. Not only did they lose the game, but they also lost striker Hugo Rodallega … Continue reading

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