Category Archives: Michael Jacobs

Jacobs’ cracker moves Wigan up to second in table – Wigan Ath 1 Northampton Town 0

A stunning 30 yard strike from Michael Jacobs ensured that Latics maintained their winning run against a stubborn Northampton Town at the DW Stadium. Latics deservedly took the three points with the 1-0 victory but as in their recent games … Continue reading

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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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Battling display isn’t quite enough for Latics – Newcastle United 2 Wigan Athletic 1

Latics produced a battling performance against Championship table-toppers Newcastle United at St James’ Park but still slipped to another damaging defeat. They matched their expensively assembled opponents for most of the game and with a little more luck could have … Continue reading

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Latics 94th minute heartache – Fulham 3 Wigan Athletic 2

Latics suffered a potentially devastating blow to their Championship survival hopes when Neeskens Kebano scored the winner in the dying seconds at Craven Cottage. The visitors had produced a spirited and hard working display which deserved some reward but they … Continue reading

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12th Man – Turning draws into wins

Latics are now unbeaten in four games after the 1-1 draw at Elland Road on Tuesday night. Overall they have drawn five games and three in their last four. They are in 23rd spot in the Championship, but it is … Continue reading

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