Category Archives: League Cup

12th Man – Cook’s high standards

Latics continued their good start to the season with a somewhat lucky 2-1 League Cup victory against a combative Blackpool team. Paul Cook’s rotation policy for the League Cup was an eminently sensible approach to what is a lengthy fixture … Continue reading

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Wigan bolt out of the starting blocks – MK Dons 0 Wigan Athletic 1

Match report by Jamie Aspinall. For a change, Latics started the season with a win and a great performance to boot. Nick Powell was the only player able to find a way past ex-Latics keeper Lee Nicholls, who kept the … Continue reading

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12th Man – Getting one over Steady Nigel

Expectations are high after Latics produced a convincing 3-0 victory against Port Vale last Saturday. They are upping the pressure on the teams above them and will be seeking to maintain their promotion form this week at Sheffield United. Former … Continue reading

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12th Man: Whelan’s contribution has been nothing less than incredible

It’s been a momentous week in the history of Wigan Athletic. The retirement of Dave Whelan, the appointment of his grandson David Sharpe as his successor, and two back-to-back wins for the first time since August have revived hopes of … Continue reading

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