Category Archives: Wigan Athletic

10 men Latics can take heart from battling performance – Wigan Athletic 0 Derby County 1

Ten-men Latics produced a spirited second-half display but were narrowly defeated  by Derby County at the DW Stadium. Latics had started the game brightly and could have gone ahead early on when James Vaughan missed a glorious opportunity but on … Continue reading

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Reece James is destined for the top

Chelsea currently have forty (40) players out on loan and one of their brightest prospects is also one of the youngest, 18-year-old Reece James currently on loan at Wigan Athletic. The England U18, U19 and U20 right back has been … Continue reading

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Derby day stalemate – Bolton Wanderers 1 Wigan Athletic 1

Latics were held to a 1-1 draw in a hard-fought derby with Bolton Wanderers at the University of Bolton Stadium. Wanderers went ahead against the run of play in the 7th minute when Pawell Olkowski’s deep cross found Will Buckley … Continue reading

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Wigan back to winning ways – Wigan Athletic 3 Blackburn Rovers 1

  Latics produced a much improved performance to comfortably overcome local rivals Blackburn Rovers and end a five game winless run. The hosts are in the throes of an injury-crisis but several squad players stepped up to the mark and … Continue reading

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Latics struggling to make the chances count – Wigan Athletic 0 Reading 0

Latics struggled to capitalise on their chances as they were held to a 0-0 draw by Reading at the DW Stadium. The hosts were without Gavin Massey, Michael Jacobs, Chey Dunkley and Antonee Robinson due to injury although striker Will … Continue reading

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Latics could become Championship contenders

The current EFL Championship table shows the competitiveness of the division with only 13 points separating 16th placed Wigan from leaders Norwich City. Looking at the results this season it shows that the majority of the games are hard to … Continue reading

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Review: State of Play – Under the Skin of the Modern Game by Michael Calvin

Award-winning sports writer Michael Calvin’s latest book is an ambitious, in-depth and wide-ranging examination of the current game. Calvin takes as his inspiration Arthur Hopcrafts’s ‘The Football Man,’ which was written two years after England won the World Cup and … Continue reading

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