Category Archives: Johnstone’s Paint Trophy

12th Man – Latics need a boost after JPT exit

The fans were angered and frustrated when Latics lost out on penalties to League One bottom club Barnsley in the Johnstone’s Paint Trophy. Latics had been within touching distance of Wembley and the disappointment was palpable last Saturday evening. But … Continue reading

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Wembley dream blown away – Wigan Athletic 2 Barnsley 2 (Barnsley win 4-2 on penalties)

Wigan Athletic’s hopes of winning the Johnstone’s Paint Trophy were blown away by League One strugglers Barnsley in the Northern Area semi -final. Latics have only themselves to blame after a below par performance against a Barnsley team who showed … Continue reading

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12th Man – An opportunity not to be missed

Latics face Barnsley in the Johnstone’s Paint Trophy Northern semi-final on Saturday and it is important that they grasp the opportunity to progress towards another Wembley final. They have appeared at the National Stadium on four occasions since April 2013 and … 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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12th Man: Are Wigan Wembley bound?

Latics progressed into the Northern semi-final of the Johnstone’s Paint Trophy with an emphatic 4-0 victory over Blackpool on Tuesday night. They are now only three games from another Wembley final and must be conscious that winning the Football League … Continue reading

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Latics cruise into JPT Northern semi-final – Wigan Athletic 4 Blackpool 0

Latics progressed into the Northern semi-final of the Johnstone’s Paint Trophy with an emphatic 4-0 victory over Blackpool. Two goals by Jordi Hiwula and one each for Sean Murray and Yanic Wildschut enabled Latics to move within three games of another … Continue reading

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JPT Dream is alive and kicking – Crewe Alexandra 2 Wigan Athletic 3

Wigan’s dream of a third Football League Trophy success is alive and kicking after they overcame Crewe 3-2 in a roller coaster encounter at the Alexandra Stadium. Latics had previously won the trophy when it was the Freight Rover Trophy … Continue reading

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