Category Archives: FA Cup

Cup final touch eludes Latics – Wigan Athletic 0 Southampton 2

Small margins often decide games and on another day Wigan Athletic might now be preparing for an FA Cup semi-final at Wembley. League One Latics had been the dominant outfit for long periods of the game and had a succession … Continue reading

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12th Man – Enjoy the rollercoaster ride!

It’s been another gripping week in the life of Wigan Athletic as they go in search of what would be an unprecedented League One and FA Cup double. Latics looked likely to be on the end of a surprise defeat … Continue reading

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12th Man – Fixture frustration but it’s an exciting time to be a Latics fan

It was frustrating to see Latics game at Bristol Rovers called off on Tuesday night due to a frozen pitch as the backlog of fixtures is starting to mount up. Latics are now six points behind leaders Blackburn Rovers and … Continue reading

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Celebrate Wigan and Goliath

To celebrate Latics’ famous FA Cup victory the Art of Football have produced a stunning new #wafc design featuring the goal that ended Manchester City’s quadruple dreams. #WillGriggsOnFire Buy the T shirt and receive a free FA Cup winners print. Full … Continue reading

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12th Man – Dreamland

Am I dreaming or did Latics really knock Manchester City out of the FA Cup? It is still hard to believe that City’s quadruple chasing team were beaten by League One Latics. The Premier League Champions elect have had an … Continue reading

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Latics upset the City slickers again – Wigan Athletic 1 Manchester City 0

Manchester City must be sick of the sight of their nemesis Wigan Athletic. The Latics have now incredibly beaten City on three successive occasions in the FA Cup, first winning the trophy in the final in 2013, then quarter-final in … Continue reading

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12th Man – Managing the bounce back

It is hard to comprehend what has happened to Latics in the last two games. The team, which was in such fine form and was unbeaten in 17 games, is now struggling to perform against average opponents. The normally watertight … Continue reading

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