Category Archives: Wigan Athletic

No sign of relief from the away-day blues – Sheffield Wednesday 1 Wigan Athletic 0

The Hillsborough Clock by Daniel Bagshaw Almost inevitably Wigan Athletic lost away at Sheffield Wednesday. Paul Cook’s team have now won only once in 27 away fixtures and it was another performance lacking in quality from the visitors at Hillsborough. … Continue reading

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Camp mistake gifts Latics the points – Wigan Athletic 1 Birmingham City 0

A goalkeeping mistake by Lee Camp enabled Wigan Athletic to secure all three points against mid-table Birmingham City at the DW Stadium. With 15 minutes remaining of an evenly matched encounter Latics substitute Anthony Pilkington tried a speculative 25-yard strike … Continue reading

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Fulham quality too much for predictable Latics – Fulham 2 Wigan Athletic 0

Craven Cottage Championship promotion favourites Fulham demonstrated plenty of Premiership quality to comfortably overcome Wigan Athletic 2-0 at Craven Cottage. The hosts had enjoyed 62 per cent possession in the first half and would’ve been in front if it had … Continue reading

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Improving Latics ease past Addicks – Wigan Athletic 2 Charlton Athletic 0

Chey Dunkley Wigan Athletic produced a much improved performance to comfortably defeat high-flying Charlton Athletic 2-0 at the DW Stadium. Centre-back Chey Dunkley scored from two set-pieces to give the hosts an important victory against the recently promoted Addicks. Latics … Continue reading

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Supersub Gelhardt saves Latics’ blushes – Hull City 2 Wigan Athletic 2

Joe Gelhardt 17-year-old substitute Joe Gelhardt produced a moment of quality to rescue a vital away point for Wigan Athletic at Hull City in a 2-2 draw.  The England U18 youth international scored his first Championship goal with a beautiful … Continue reading

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Review: Masters of Modern Soccer – How the World’s Best Play the Twenty-First-Century Game by Grant Wahl

It may be something of a grandiose title but in Masters of Modern Soccer American journalist Grant Wahl expertly gets to grips with how the global game is developing. Wahl interviews some of the most interesting figures in the modern … Continue reading

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Cook has lost the recipe for success – Wigan Athletic 0 Barnsley 0

Paul Cook Paul Cook’s job is surely on the line after another dispiriting performance in the 0-0 draw with fellow strugglers Barnsley at the DW Stadium. Latics have not won in five games and the manager’s tactics mean that they … Continue reading

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