Category Archives: League One

Wigan cruise to another victory – Oldham Athletic 0 Wigan Athletic 2

Wigan maintained their one hundred per cent record and moved to the top of League One with a comfortable win at struggling Oldham. Wigan went ahead after only eight minutes when Ivan Toney turned home Lee Evans’ cross from close … Continue reading

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12th Man – Cook’s positive vibes

I’m trying not to get too carried away so early in the season but Latics have made an impressive start to the campaign. They rarely have a good start and it is the first time they’ve won their first three … Continue reading

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Promise of good times ahead as Wigan rout Bury – Wigan Athletic 4 Bury 1

Latics demonstrated their promotion credentials with a confident 4-1 victory against local rivals Bury. Former Manchester United midfielder Nick Powell grabbed a brace as Latics maintained their good start to the League One campaign. The home team produced some slick … Continue reading

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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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12th Man – Cooking up something good

It’s been a typically hectic close season at Latics with a new manager Paul Cook, new coaching staff and the usual high turnover of players. For some fans transfer speculation can be unsettling as their favourite players seek a move … Continue reading

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When Saturday Comes pre-season preview 2017/18

When Saturday Comes magazine recently asked for my views on Latics’ prospects for their pre-season preview so I thought I’d also record my responses here. 1. Realistically, how will you do? I’m optimistic with Paul Cook in charge and if … Continue reading

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Fixtures announced – MK Dons away first up for Latics

Wigan Athletic travel to MK Dons in the opening fixture of their 2017/18 League One campaign. It will be the first time they have played at the Stadium MK since the club was controversially moved from Wimbledon, although they did play … Continue reading

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