Category Archives: Michael Jacobs

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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12th Man – Playing the killer pass

Latics will be looking to move above local rivals Preston North End and out of the bottom three with a victory tonight at Deepdale. Both teams are struggling for a run of consistent form, with Latics having only gained one point … Continue reading

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Latics edged out in seven-goal thriller – Nottingham Forest 4 Wigan Athletic 3

Thomas Lam scored a 93rd-minute winner to break Latics’ hearts at the City Ground in a rollercoaster match that featured seven-goals and a penalty save. Britt Assombalonga opened the scoring for Forest after a poor back pass by Dan Burn … Continue reading

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Wigan are Championship bound – Wigan Athletic 4 Southend United 1

Wigan Athletic virtually secured promotion to the Championship with an emphatic 4-1 victory over Southend United. Latics are now nine points ahead of Walsall who are the only side that can catch them with three games to play. They have a … Continue reading

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Top of the table battle ends in deadlock – Burton Albion 1 Wigan Athletic 1

League One leaders Wigan were held to a 1-1 draw by Burton in a hard fought encounter at the Pirelli Stadium. Latics remain in pole position for the title and are three points clear of second placed Burton with three … Continue reading

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