Category Archives: Hugo Rodallega

Great Wigan Athletic escapes

Last Saturday’s 3-1 victory at Blackpool has revived hopes that Wigan can avoid the drop to League One. Latics are in deep trouble, nine points from safety with only twelve games remaining, but over the years they have managed some great … Continue reading

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Latics held in six goal thriller – Wigan Athletic 3 Fulham 3

A late penalty by Bryan Ruiz denied Wigan all three points in a pulsating 3-3 draw with Fulham at the DW Stadium. Fulham’s Ross McCormack was dismissed after two yellow cards and Wigan’s Leon Barnett was given a straight red after … Continue reading

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Berbatov gives Fulham the cutting edge – Wigan Athletic 1 Fulham 2

Wigan once again showed their early season frailty against a Dimitar Berbatov inspired Fulham on Saturday. The home team failed to capitalise on some golden goalscoring opportunities while making silly mistakes in defence. Berbatov was a major contributor to Wigan’s … Continue reading

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Wigan lack the killer touch – Wigan Athletic 0 Aston Villa 0

Wigan played out a goalless draw against Aston Villa at the DW Stadium on Saturday and despite controlling long periods of the game they lacked the killer touch to overcome a Villa team that appeared lacking in confidence. Roberto Martinez … Continue reading

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Change can be a good thing – QPR 3 Wigan Athletic 1

Wigan are in desperate need of a change in results, after another game went by without picking up points when for the most part they can only have themselves to blame. Wigan were once again the creators of their own … Continue reading

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O’Neil has the Midas touch – Wigan Athletic 1 Sunderland 4

A combination of very poor refereeing by Mike Dean and clever counter-attacking by a well-drilled Sunderland contributed to Wigan’s latest setback. Martin O’Neil’s ability to transform an average Sunderland team into a winning outfit should not be underestimated, it can’t just … 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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Transfer torment for the latics

The close season transfer window is now officially open and the transfer rumours are already in full flow. It is no exaggeration to say that the transfer rumour mill now turns 24 hours a day, every day in the year. Fans of … Continue reading

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Mission accomplished

We did it! We stayed up! What an absolutely incredible finale to the season, with 13 minutes to go we were in the relegation zone, but a Manchester United goal against Blackpool and then Hugo Rodallega’s 78th minute headed goal … Continue reading

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