Category Archives: FA Cup

Red Devils strength in depth too much for Latics – Manchester United 4 Wigan Athletic 0

Manchester United progressed to the last 16 of the FA Cup with a dominant second half performance against Wigan Athletic. Latics produced a brave battling first half display but were ultimately undone by United’s greater quality in depth. The underdogs … Continue reading

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12th Man – Up for the Cup

Latics face the daunting task of trying to eliminate the current FA Cup holders Manchester United at Old Trafford on Sunday. United are in resurgent form in the Premier League under Jose Mourinho, have qualified for the League Cup final … Continue reading

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12th Man – It is getting serious now

Latics reaped the reward of a first home victory in seven games against Nottingham Forest with a high profile fourth round draw at FA Cup holders Manchester United. Former United reserve team manager Warren Joyce will be relishing the prospect … Continue reading

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Will FA Cup victory ignite Latics’ season? Wigan Athletic 2 Nottingham Forest 0

Wigan Athletic progressed to the fourth round of the FA Cup with a comfortable victory over Nottingham Forest at the DW Stadium. Forest are three places above Latics in the Championship table but it was the lower placed team who … Continue reading

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12th Man – Time for action

It’s a dispiriting time to be a Wigan Athletic fan, with the situation both on and off the pitch looking bleak. Last season the club appeared to be on a stable path with a young forward thinking manager with clear … Continue reading

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Festive Art of Football Competition

Please note this competition is now closed. The winner is Rob Stoeman. ———————————————————————— Fancy getting your hands on an Art of Football print just in time for Christmas? To enter simply answer the following question. What was the final score … Continue reading

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12th Man – Whelan’s legacy

Wigan Athletic celebrated Dave Whelan’s 80th Birthday this week with the unveiling of a statue depicting the club owner parading the FA Cup. It was a fitting tribute to the man who has transformed the club during his 21 years … Continue reading

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