Category Archives: League One

12th Man – Managing the bounce back

It is hard to comprehend what has happened to Latics in the last two games. The team, which was in such fine form and was unbeaten in 17 games, is now struggling to perform against average opponents. The normally watertight … Continue reading

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Lacklustre Latics lose top spot – Wigan Athletic 0 Blackpool 2

Wigan Athletic lost top spot in the League One table after their worst performance of the season against strugglers Blackpool at the DW Stadium. The league leaders lost their second successive game against a team who had only won two … Continue reading

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Unbeaten run comes to an end – Southend United 3 Wigan Athletic 1

Wigan Athletic’s 16-game unbeaten run came to an end at Southend United but fortunately they retained top spot in the table after rivals Shrewsbury and Blackburn failed to take advantage. Latics had an off-day at Roots Hall and the Shrimpers … Continue reading

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12th Man – Three into Two

It is now looking increasingly likely that the top two automatic promotion places will be decided between Latics, Shrewsbury Town and Blackburn Rovers. Fourth placed Scunthorpe United are five points behind Rovers and fifth and six placed Rotherham United and … Continue reading

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Latics in very fine Nick – Wigan Athletic 2 Gillingham 0

Wigan Athletic strengthened their position at the top of the table with an emphatic 2-0 victory against in-form Gillingham at the DW Stadium. The 2-0 scoreline didn’t fully reflect Latics’ dominance against a team who had won six and drawn … Continue reading

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12th Man – Deadline day delight

Latics achieved what could be their best ‘result’ of the season when they managed to hold onto their best players while adding extra quality during the transfer window. In the context of the modern game it was quite a coup … Continue reading

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Latics survive one of their sternest tests – Plymouth Argyle 1 Wigan Athletic 3

Wigan Athletic came through one of their sternest away tests when they recorded a hard-fought 3-1 victory at in-form Plymouth Argyle. In an exciting end-to-end game both teams produced high quality attacking play, but it was Latics who secured the … Continue reading

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