Category Archives: Leam Richardson

Home and away mystery – Wigan Athletic 0 Reading 1

Leam Richardson made two changes from the 2-1 victory at Huddersfield Town in midweek with Ben Amos and captain Tendayi Darikwa returning to the starting line-up in place of Jamie Jones and Ryan Nyambe. It was a slow start to … Continue reading

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Latics keep Terriers in the doldrums –  Huddersfield Town 1 Wigan Athletic 2

Leam Richardson made three changes from their 2-1 victory at Luton Town with Jamie Jones, Graeme Shinnie and Thelo Aasgaard all coming into the starting XI for Ben Amos, Jason Kerr and Tom Naylor. Before the kick off, a minute … Continue reading

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Latics late show stuns the Hatters – Luton Town 1 Wigan Athletic 2

Richardson made one change from Tuesday’s draw against West Bromwich Albion, with Lang replacing Graeme Shinnie. The hosts were the first to threaten when Adebayo broke into the penalty area but Amos came out quickly and saved brilliantly at point-blank … Continue reading

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A good point made – Wigan Athletic 1 West Bromwich Albion 1

Wigan Athletic bounced back from Saturday’s 5-1 defeat to Burnley with a creditable point at home to West Bromwich Albion. Latics took an early lead when Josh Magennis muscled his way past Semi Ajayi to fire home. But a mistake … Continue reading

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Latics given a lesson in finishing – Wigan Athletic 1 Burnley 5

Wigan Athletic slumped to their first defeat of the season when they were emphatically defeated 5-1 by Burnley. The Clarets went ahead after 17 minutes when Jay Rodriguez finished from close range and they increased their lead when Josh Brownhill … Continue reading

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Richardson building something very special – Birmingham City 0 Wigan Athletic 1

Wigan Athletic produced one of their best ever Championship away performances with a heroic 1-0 victory at St Andrew’s. Latics were harshly reduced to ten-men after only 10 minutes when Joe Bennett was adjudged to have brought down Lukas Jutkiewicz. … Continue reading

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Latics fast becoming draw specialists – Wigan Athletic 1 Bristol City 1

Wigan Athletic recorded their third consecutive Championship draw when they were held at home by Bristol City. The visitors went ahead through Andreas Weimann after only six minutes. Latics equalised midway through the second half when Will Keane followed up … Continue reading

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Latics confidence booster at Carrow Road – Norwich City 1 Wigan Athletic 1

Wigan Athletic gained a confidence boosting point at recently relegated from the Premier League Norwich City. Latics were under the cosh in the opening 20 minutes but went ahead when James McClean slotted past Tim Krul in the 29th minute. … Continue reading

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Honours even as Latics return to the Championship – Wigan Athletic 0 Preston North End 0

Wigan Athletic opened their Championship account with a hard-fought 0-0 draw with local rivals Preston North End at the DW Stadium. Latics had good opportunities to score with Will Keane, Jack Whatmough and Callum Lang all going close. Ben Amos … Continue reading

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Wigan Athletic season preview – consolidation the aim

Leam Richardson photograph by Bernard Platt Last season saw a truly remarkable transformation at Wigan Athletic. The club had been in administration the previous season and had only escaped relegation by one point, but under the new owners Phoenix 2021 … Continue reading

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