Category Archives: Franco Di Santo

Wigan’s second half fight back delivers a point – Stoke City 2 Wigan Athletic 2

Wigan produced a brilliant second half fight back to hold Stoke City 2-2 at the Britannia Stadium and move themselves out of the relegation zone. The Potters had cruised to a 2-0 lead with goals by Ryan Shawcross and Peter … Continue reading

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Brilliant last ditch defending secures a crucial point for Wigan – Fulham 1 Wigan Athletic 1

A brilliant 96th minute goal line clearance by Maynor Figueroa secured an important draw for the Latics at Craven Cottage. Fulham had taken the lead after a stunning 25-yard strike by Giorgios Karagounis and an equally impressive strike by Franco … 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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Football versus hoofball ends in stalemate – Wigan Athletic 2 Stoke City 2

Wigan made one change to the line up which won at Southampton last weekend when the suspended Antolin Alcaraz missed out. Maynor Figueroa dropped into the back three and Jean Beausejour came in at wing back. Stoke were still smarting … Continue reading

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Wigan’s team spirit shines through – Southampton 0 Wigan Athletic 2

Wigan produced an impressive team performance to overcome newly promoted Southampton at St Mary’s. The Latics had Arouna Kone making his full debut replacing the newly departed Victor Moses who had completed his £9m move to Chelsea on Friday. It … Continue reading

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Boyce double seals a superb end to the season – Wigan Athletic 3 Wolverhampton Wanderers 2

Wigan Athletic fans were in celebratory mood on Sunday afternoon as their team completed an incredible end to the season. Latics ended the season as the form team in the Premier league with a seventh win in nine games and … Continue reading

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Wigan take a massive step towards safety – Wigan Athletic 4 Newcastle United 0

Both Wigan and Newcastle went into this game in a rich vein of form. The home team had beaten Liverpool, Manchester United and Arsenal in recent weeks and the Champions League chasing Magpies had won six on the bounce. It … Continue reading

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Wonderful Wigan stun the Gunners – Arsenal 1 Wigan Athletic 2

Wigan Athletic fans waking up today may feel that they have entered some alternative twilight zone where little teams like Wigan can regularly beat the top Premier League teams. Last night’s superb victory at the Emirates comes on the back … Continue reading

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The wheel of fortune turns in Wigan’s favour – Sunderland 1 Wigan Athletic 2

Last week Wigan Athletic were thwarted by some terrible luck, poor refereeing and a 99th minute equaliser, this week the wheel of fortune turned in Wigan’s favour as they overcame Sunderland at the Stadium of Light. Wigan’s 2-1 victory heaped … 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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