Category Archives: James Perch

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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Wigan fight on after first home win since August – Wigan Athletic 2 Brighton 1

Latics kept their slim hopes of Championship survival alive with a 2-1 victory against Brighton and Hove Albion at the DW Stadium. Wigan had not won at home in 18 fixtures and defeat to fellow strugglers Brighton would have condemned … Continue reading

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Latics still struggling for the right combination – Wolverhampton Wanderers 2 Wigan Athletic 2

Wigan secured a point in a 2-2 draw at Molineux, but they could so easily have been defeated as Wolves wasted a hatful of good goalscoring opportunities in the last 20 minutes. Dave Edwards header gave Wolves the lead from … Continue reading

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Marshall magic gives Rovers the edge – Blackburn Rovers 3 Wigan Athletic 1

Scoring two top quality goals by Man of the Match Ben Marshall was the difference between Blackburn and Wigan at Ewood Park on Saturday afternoon. Marshall blasted a 25-yard shot into the bottom corner and later exquisitely curled a another … Continue reading

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The biggest double giant-killing in FA Cup history – Manchester City 1 Wigan Athletic 2

Wigan Athletic pulled off another remarkable FA Cup victory to stun Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium. City had been vanquished by the Latics in the FA Cup final in May but this time City were even bigger favourites to … Continue reading

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Wigan Athletic Season Preview 2013/14

The new season is nearly upon us and Wigan’s first game in the Championship will be away at Barnsley on Saturday. As a precursor to the new campaign I was asked by When Saturday Comes magazine to give my views … Continue reading

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The Magnificent Seven?

In the space of the last ten days Wigan manager Owen Coyle has made seven signings. Despite the club undergoing massive change, with Roberto Martinez, his backroom staff and many of the star players leaving, Coyle has lost no time … Continue reading

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