Category Archives: Leam Richardson

Derby day delight – Bolton Wanderers 0 Wigan Athletic 4

Wigan Athletic produced an emphatic display to defeat local rivals Bolton Wanderers 4-0 at the University of Bolton Stadium. The visitors went ahead after only six minutes when Will Keane turned home James McClean’s cross after good work by Charlie … Continue reading

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Back to the top – Gillingham 0 Wigan Athletic 2

Wigan Athletic returned to the top of the League One table after a hard fought 2-0 victory against Gillingham at the Priestfield Stadium. Latics dominated possession but in difficult conditions they were unable to break the deadlock until Max Power … Continue reading

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How Beautiful Life Can Be When Latics Win – Wigan Athletic 2 Cheltenham Town 0

Wigan group The Lathums released their excellent debut album ‘How Beautiful Life Can Be’ on Friday and they were the match sponsors as Wigan Athletic ran out comfortable 2-0 winners against Cheltenham Town. Latics retain top spot in League One … Continue reading

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Latics getting better all the time – Wigan Athletic 2 Doncaster Rovers 1

Wigan Athletic’s new team have started the season with surprising success and they are improving game by game. Doncaster went ahead on 22 minutes when Tommy Rowe converted former Latic Joe Dodoo’s pass. Latics weren’t ruffled by the setback and … Continue reading

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Latics show composure and organisation to overcome Pompey – Wigan Athletic 1 Portsmouth 0

Latics were the victors in this closely contested encounter between two teams who will be hoping to challenge for promotion at the end of the League One season. Callum Lang’s composed finish in the 78th minute made the difference in … Continue reading

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Latics late show stuns Rotherham – Wigan Athletic 1 Rotherham United 0

In the first competitive match at the DW Stadium for nearly 18 months there was an emotional atmosphere amongst the fans. Phoenix 2021 Ltd Chairman Talal Al Hammad was able greet the fans for the first time and the kick … Continue reading

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Wigan Athletic season preview – the big push for promotion

After a traumatic period of administration and a relegation battle Latics go into the new season with renewed optimism. Manager Leam Richardson has had to do a major rebuild of the squad with only six players under contract, but he … Continue reading

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The big rebuild with Leam Richardson and Phoenix 2021

Wigan Athletic survived a traumatic season of administration and a relegation battle but they will go into the close season with renewed optimism. The new Bahraini owners Phoenix 2021 have steadied the ship and have pledged to rebuild the club … Continue reading

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Latics greatest of great escapes as Hull are Champions – Hull City 3 Wigan Athletic 1

* Despite spending most of the season in administration during a pandemic Wigan Athletic retained their League One status after Rochdale and Northampton lost their games. * Latics matched Hull at the KCOM Stadium for most of the game but … Continue reading

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Latics frustrated by route one Gills – Gillingham 1 Wigan Athletic 0

* Despite creating the better chances Wigan Athletic slipped to a narrow 1-0 defeat at the Priestfield Stadium and remain in the relegation zone.  * Play-off chasing Gillingham relied on their long ball game and their prolific striker Vadaine Oliver’s … Continue reading

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