Category Archives: Marc-Antoine Fortune

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: Where are all the goals?

Latics fans will be travelling down to Watford on Saturday more in hope than expectation of getting a good result. The signs are not looking good for Wigan as they slumped to a disappointing 1-0 home defeat to Norwich City in … Continue reading

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12th Man: Conundrum up front needs sorting

Latics will feel very frustrated not to have got at least a point from last Saturday’s fixture at Sheffield Wednesday. Despite dominating possession they failed to capitalise on their chances and a couple of defensive lapses were their downfall. Such … Continue reading

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Latics still struggling for the right combination – Wolverhampton Wanderers 2 Wigan Athletic 2

Wigan secured a point in a 2-2 draw at Molineux, but they could so easily have been defeated as Wolves wasted a hatful of good goalscoring opportunities in the last 20 minutes. Dave Edwards header gave Wolves the lead from … Continue reading

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Play-off semi-final stalemate – Wigan Athletic 0 Queens Park Rangers 0

Wigan were frustrated by Queens Park Rangers in the first leg of the Championship play-off semi-final at the DW Stadium. Latics had the better of the possession and created the best opportunities but they failed to beat former England keeper … Continue reading

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Latics are back on schedule for the play-offs – Sheffield Wednesday 0 Wigan Athletic 3

Wigan produced an emphatic demonstration of their play-off credentials with 3-0 victory at Hillsborough tonight. Two goals by loanee striker Nicky Maynard in the first half and an injury time strike by Marc-Antoine Fortune secured a valuable three points in … Continue reading

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Nick Powell powerplay sinks brave MK Dons – MK Dons 1 Wigan Athletic 3 (AET)

Two goals by substitute Nick Powell ensured the FA Cup holders progressed to the fourth round despite stubborn resistance from MK Dons. The League One side had taken an early lead through Luke Chadwick but with 11 minutes of normal … Continue reading

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Fortuné favours the brave – Wigan Athletic 3 AFC Bournemouth 0

Prior to the game Uwe Rösler said that the main focus of his team would be attacking and to have plenty of hunger and desire and the Wigan manager was true to his word as they produced a convincing 3-0 victory … Continue reading

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No ‘Glad All Over’ for Yeovil as Wigan win away from home – Yeovil Town 0 Wigan Athletic 1

Wigan’s first away win in nine league and cup games gave them an important three points at Huish Park. Marc-Antoine Fortune’s first goal of the season moved the Latics to within two points of the play-off zone with a game … Continue reading

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Wigan Athletic Season Preview 2013/14

The new season is nearly upon us and Wigan’s first game in the Championship will be away at Barnsley on Saturday. As a precursor to the new campaign I was asked by When Saturday Comes magazine to give my views … Continue reading

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