Category Archives: Owen Coyle

Latics rout ragged Rovers – Wigan Athletic 3 Blackburn Rovers 0

Wigan cruised to a comfortable 3-0 victory over local rivals Blackburn at the DW Stadium. Former Wigan manager Owen Coyle endured a torrid afternoon as his Rovers team were thoroughly outplayed by the home team and could easily have lost … Continue reading

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12th Man – Looking for lift off

Latics have had an indifferent start to this campaign which is very similar to last season’s poor start. Defeat in the opening day fixture at Bristol was followed by an early exit from the League Cup at Oldham. Last season … Continue reading

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Latics fixtures released – Bristol City away first up

The eagerly anticipated Championship fixtures were announced at 9am this morning with Wigan Athletic travelling to Bristol City on the opening day of the 2016/17 season. Former manager Owen Coyle returns to the DW Stadium when he brings his Blackburn … Continue reading

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Owen Coyle leaves Wigan after less than six months in charge

Wigan manager Owen Coyle has left the club following a sequence of three consecutive home defeats which left the club in 14th position in the Championship and on the verge of Europa Cup elimination. The Wigan fans grew increasingly restless … Continue reading

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Bad day at the seaside – Blackpool 1 Wigan Athletic 0

A first half penalty converted by Tom Ince was the difference between the two sides at Bloomfield Road. Scott Carson conceded the penalty after he brought down Dan Gosling following a speculative through ball that had evaded the Wigan defence. Latics … Continue reading

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Europa League comes to Wigan – Wigan Athletic v NK Maribor preview

A historic first ever Europa League game will take place on Thursday night as Slovenian league leaders NK Maribor visit the DW Stadium. Latics take on Maribor in strange circumstances as they have recently sacked their coach Ante Čačić less … Continue reading

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Wigan ride their luck to survive Ipswich onslaught – Wigan Athletic 2 Ipswich Town 0

An early headed goal by Ryan Shotton and a late finish by Nick Powell secured an unlikely three points for Wigan at home to Ipswich Town. The Stoke loanee Shotton rose unchallenged at the back post to head home following … Continue reading

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Latics outfought by Foxes – Leicester City 2 Wigan Athletic 0

Wigan slumped to a disappointing 2-0 defeat at the King Power Stadium with Liam Moore scoring his first goal for the Foxes and David Nugent scoring a late penalty. Moore put City ahead when he headed home unmarked from a … Continue reading

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Wigan extinguish Forest fire – Wigan Athletic 2 Nottingham Forest 1

Wigan secured their first home win of the season and inflicted Nottingham Forest’s first defeat of the Championship campaign. Forest had taken the lead early in the first half through a superb Andy Reid free kick. But Latics equalised quickly … Continue reading

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The Magnificent Seven?

In the space of the last ten days Wigan manager Owen Coyle has made seven signings. Despite the club undergoing massive change, with Roberto Martinez, his backroom staff and many of the star players leaving, Coyle has lost no time … Continue reading

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