Category Archives: Nick Powell

Latics move on up – Wigan Athletic 1 Bristol City 0

Latics moved up to third in the Championship table with a deserved 1-0 victory against the Robins at the DW Stadium last night. In a closely fought encounter neither team had gained the upper hand until Nick Powell’s perfectly placed … Continue reading

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12th Man – Big buzz around Brentford

Latics travel to West London tomorrow for what should be an exciting Championship fixture against Brentford. The former Walsall manager Dean Smith has made a big impact since taking over in November 2015 with some attractive attacking football. Latics and … Continue reading

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Exclusive: Nick Powell wants to stay at Wigan Athletic

Wigan’s £10m rated midfielder Nick Powell has attracted interest from several Premier League and Championship clubs during the summer transfer window but following Latics 1-0 victory against Rotherham United he expressed his desire to stay with the club. The 24-year-old … Continue reading

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12th Man – Let the good times roll

Latics have exceeded many people’s expectations by making an excellent start to the Championship campaign. On paper they had some very difficult fixtures against several of the promotion favourites but they have now won two and drawn one of their … Continue reading

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Potters smashed by sensational Latics – Stoke City 0 Wigan Athletic 3

Wigan Athletic produced an emphatic 3-0 away victory at Stoke City but it could so easily have been many more. Paul Cook’s newly promoted Latics dominated the high-spending Potters on their home soil. The visitors went ahead after 27 minutes … Continue reading

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Latics denied at the death – Wigan Athletic 2 Nottingham Forest 2

Wigan Athletic were denied three points by Hillal Soudani’s 91st minute equaliser for Nottingham Forest in a game the hosts had dominated. Lewis Grabban’s spot-kick was initially saved by Christian Walton but Soudani followed up to give Forest a somewhat … Continue reading

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Villa thriller, with a killer blow for Latics – Aston Villa 3 Wigan Athletic 2

Match report by Jamie Aspinall. Paul Cook was true to his word when he said last week “If we do get beat then I’d rather it [happen] by being aggressive and trying to win the game”. Latics certainly went all … Continue reading

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