Category Archives: Stoke City

Wigan’s second half fight back delivers a point – Stoke City 2 Wigan Athletic 2

Wigan produced a brilliant second half fight back to hold Stoke City 2-2 at the Britannia Stadium and move themselves out of the relegation zone. The Potters had cruised to a 2-0 lead with goals by Ryan Shawcross and Peter … Continue reading

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Football versus hoofball ends in stalemate – Wigan Athletic 2 Stoke City 2

Wigan made one change to the line up which won at Southampton last weekend when the suspended Antolin Alcaraz missed out. Maynor Figueroa dropped into the back three and Jean Beausejour came in at wing back. Stoke were still smarting … Continue reading

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Wigan Athletic 2012/13 fixtures announced

The fixtures for Wigan Athletic’s eighth season in the Barclays Premier League were announced this morning with Latics first game at home to Champions League winners Chelsea on Saturday August 18th. This is followed by a trip to top flight newcomers … Continue reading

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Wigan’s tiki-taka triumphs over Stoke’s long ball tactics – Wigan Athletic 2 Stoke City 0

Wigan recorded only their second home win and first back to back wins of the season as they thoroughly outplayed a rather jaded looking Stoke outfit. Wigan competed for every ball with their traditionally physical opponents but it was their … Continue reading

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Mission accomplished

We did it! We stayed up! What an absolutely incredible finale to the season, with 13 minutes to go we were in the relegation zone, but a Manchester United goal against Blackpool and then Hugo Rodallega’s 78th minute headed goal … Continue reading

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Real Roy of the Rovers stuff

Last Sunday saw a real Roy of the Rovers ending (see footnote for younger readers) to an incredible game at the DW stadium as Wigan overcame West Ham 3-2. This amazing rollercoaster encounter saw Latics come back from 2-0 down at … Continue reading

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Still Hanging On

Well we are still hanging on but it is now only by our fingertips. Results last Saturday went against us, despite a good performance at Villa Park we could only manage a draw, Blackpool gained an unexpected point at Spurs and … Continue reading

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