Category Archives: Jason Pearce

High five as Wigan go top – Shrewsbury Town 1 Wigan Athletic 5

Wigan Athletic eased to the top of the League One table with an emphatic 5-1 victory at Shrewsbury Town. A mistake by Reece Wabara allowed Sullay Kaikai to give the Shrews a surprise lead on 28 minutes, but Latics quickly … Continue reading

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12th Man – Rising to the promotion challenge

It was another great away day last Saturday as Latics dominated proceedings to win at Rochdale. Latics should probably have won by more than two goals on the day, but it was still a classy performance by Gary Caldwell’s team. … Continue reading

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Past Hill and Dale – Rochdale 0 Wigan Athletic 2

Prior to the match, Rochdale manager Keith Hill assessed Wigan’s promotion chances when he said: “They’ll be in the top two. There’s no question in my mind that at the end of the season they’ll be in the top two”. … Continue reading

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12th Man: Display at Bradford shows mastering defence

One of the main concerns about Latics early season performances has been their poor defending. Many of the games have seen lapses of concentration, defensive mix-ups and even bizarre own goals. Richard O’Donnell, Leon Barnett, Donervon Daniels and Reece James … Continue reading

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12th Man: Latics reach rock bottom

In a season of low points Latics reached their lowest point on Tuesday night when relegation was all but confirmed at Millwall. In a must-win fixture Wigan succumbed by naïvely falling into the Lions well-rehearsed trap. The home team set … Continue reading

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Latics on the precipice after defeat at the Den – Millwall 2 Wigan Athletic 0

Latics survival chances are now poised on a precipice after they lost 2-0 at Millwall last night. Wigan had Martyn Waghorn and Jason Pearce and Millwall had Ed Upson sent off in a bad-tempered encounter. Millwall set out with a … Continue reading

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Latics spirited display may not be enough – Fulham 2 Wigan Athletic 2

Wigan Athletic’s Championship survival hopes are now hanging by a thread after last night’s 2-2 draw with Fulham. Despite a spirited performance under new manager Gary Caldwell Latics were unable to capitalise on their dominance and are now seven points … Continue reading

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12th Man: Reading between lines we are back!

Tuesday night’s 1-0 win at Reading has given everyone renewed hope that Latics can escape the drop to League One. It was a spirited and hard-working performance which closes the gap between themselves and their rivals. Wigan are now only six … Continue reading

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Renewed hope or false dawn? Reading 0 Wigan Athletic 1

Latics won their first game in nine Championship matches as they overcame Reading 1-0 at the Madejski Stadium tonight. A 17th minute right foot finish by debutant defender Jason Pearce was enough to secure the three points for Wigan despite … Continue reading

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12th Man: Revolving door is not slowing down

The revolving doors at the DW Stadium kept turning this week as the club experienced an unprecedented turnover in playing staff. Latics have gone through a huge transformation in the last few weeks with ten players leaving and seven joining … Continue reading

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