Category Archives: James McClean

Latics on the brink – Wigan Athletic 0 Wolverhampton Wanderers 1

Wigan Athletic look destined for League One after a 1-0 home defeat to promotion chasing Wolves. Latics will be relegated for the second time in three seasons if Rotherham avoid losing to Reading on Tuesday night. But if the Millers … Continue reading

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12th Man: High stakes at the Riverside

Third bottom Wigan kick off a sequence of seven critical games in 30 days today at third top Middlesbrough. Latics away form has been very good with four wins in the last four on the road at Reading, Blackpool, Norwich … Continue reading

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Latics win battle of the basement – Blackpool 1 Wigan Athletic 3

Wigan deservedly won the battle of the Championship’s basement clubs with a 3-1 victory at Bloomfield Road. The three points maintained Latics’ slim hopes of survival but virtually condemned the Seasiders to relegation to League One. South Korean midfielder Kim … Continue reading

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Derby day deadlock – Wigan Athletic 1 Blackburn Rovers 1

Both teams will have reason to feel frustrated after this Lancashire derby ended 1-1 at the DW Stadium on Saturday. Rovers went ahead when Tom Cairney set up Corry Evans and his smart finish beat Scott Carson from the edge … Continue reading

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A win at last – Leeds United 0 Wigan Athletic 2

A fortuitous own goal and a late winner by James McClean gained Latics a 2-0 victory over fellow Championship strugglers Leeds United at Elland Road on Boxing Day. It was a vital first win in six games for new manager … Continue reading

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McClean brace lifts Latics’ spirits – Derby County 1 Wigan Athletic 2

Wigan Athletic produced their best performance of the season as they upset the odds and defeated Championship leaders Derby County on their own patch. Going into the game the Rams had not been beaten in 12 matches and Latics had … Continue reading

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Progress with unity – Wigan Athletic 0 Nottingham Forest 0

Wigan produced a much improved performance to hold undefeated Nottingham Forest to a 0-0 draw at the DW Stadium last night. In a fiercely competitive match Latics probably deserved to edge the victory but some wayward finishing meant the points … Continue reading

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Lessons learned from Rovers defeat? Blackburn Rovers 4 Wigan Athletic 3

Wigan were involved in a high scoring 4-3 defeat to Blackburn on Saturday but the defeat may have provided some vital lessons for Latics imminent play-off games against Queens Park Rangers. Tom Cairney gave Rovers an early lead before Ivan … Continue reading

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Latics extend unbeaten run at Portman Road – Ipswich Town 1 Wigan Athletic 3

Wigan moved confidently into a play-off slot with an excellent 3-1 victory at promotion rivals Ipswich Town. Two goals by Republic of Ireland winger James McClean and one by former Norwich defender Leon Barnett gave Latics the points despite going … Continue reading

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Eagles eliminated as Wigan march on – Wigan Athletic 2 Crystal Palace 1

The FA Cup holders progressed to the fifth round with a hard-fought 2-1 victory against Premier League Crystal Palace at the DW Stadium. Last season’s Cup Final hero Ben Watson steered in James McClean’s pull back to give Wigan a … Continue reading

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