Category Archives: Rochdale

Can’t believe it’s not Scholes…

It was sad to see the Latics fans’ favourite David Perkins leave this week after three years with the club. The 35-year-old has joined Rochdale on a two-year deal after getting limited game time this season. The diminutive terrier goes … Continue reading

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Latics are back on top – Rochdale 1 Wigan Athletic 4

Wigan Athletic moved back to the top of the League One table with an impressive 4-1 hammering of relegation strugglers Rochdale. In an end-to-end first half Latics went ahead in the 17th minute when Max Power’s corner was headed towards … Continue reading

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12th Man – Just a blip or something more serious?

Latics slipped to third place in the League One table after a disappointing 2-1 defeat at Portsmouth on Easter Monday. Despite the poor conditions and some debatable refereeing decisions, which went against Latics, it was still a below par performance … Continue reading

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Important win keeps Latics in the hunt for two trophies – Wigan Athletic 1 Rochdale 0

This week’s FA Cup heroes Wigan Athletic and Rochdale went head-to-head at the DW Stadium with the Latics coming out on top. Latics went ahead after only 12 minutes when Michael Jacobs’ precise finish from the edge of the area … Continue reading

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Latics up the pressure – Wigan Athletic 1 Rochdale 0

Second placed Wigan increased the pressure on leaders Burton with a 1-0 victory over in-form Rochdale at the DW Stadium. Burton lost their fixture 2-0 at Millwall and the gap between the Brewers and Latics is now only one point … Continue reading

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12th Man – New loan signing’s class is making a big difference

New loan signing Stephen Warnock has made a big impact in his first two games for Latics against Colchester United and Bradford City. Warnock made an impressive debut at Colchester and went on to produce a man-of-the-match performance in the … Continue reading

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Past Hill and Dale – Rochdale 0 Wigan Athletic 2

Prior to the match, Rochdale manager Keith Hill assessed Wigan’s promotion chances when he said: “They’ll be in the top two. There’s no question in my mind that at the end of the season they’ll be in the top two”. … Continue reading

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12th Man: Are Wigan Wembley bound?

Latics progressed into the Northern semi-final of the Johnstone’s Paint Trophy with an emphatic 4-0 victory over Blackpool on Tuesday night. They are now only three games from another Wembley final and must be conscious that winning the Football League … Continue reading

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The pursuit of the 92 – the goalposts keep moving

One of the few disadvantages of Wigan’s extended stay in the top flight has been that I’ve not been able to get to as many other football league grounds as I’d have liked. There are always the newly promoted teams to … Continue reading

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