Category Archives: Wigan Athletic

Review: Deadline by Erkut Sogut

Agent Erkut Sogut uses his own experiences to delve into the murky world of football agents in the pacey crime thriller ‘Deadline’. Sogut is the founder of the Football Agent Institute, and his clients include Mesut Ozil, Kieran Gibbs and … Continue reading

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Review: Radical Football – Jurgen Griesbeck and the Story of Football for Good by Steve Fleming

Radical Football is partly a history of the ‘Football for Good’ movement, partly a manifesto for the future of football and partly the autobiography of Jurgen Griesbeck and how he came to become one of football’s great innovators.  The catalyst … Continue reading

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Latics lift the League One Trophy in style – Shrewsbury Town 0 Wigan Athletic 3

Wigan Athletic are the League One Champions after an accomplished 3-0 victory at Shrewsbury Town. Latics went ahead just before half-time when Max Power’s free-kick came back off the post and the rebound went in via Shrewsbury midfielder Josh Vela. … Continue reading

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Latics still waiting for promotion – Portsmouth 3 Wigan Athletic 2

League One leaders Wigan Athletic surrendered a two goal lead losing 3-2 at Portsmouth and require at least a point at Shrewsbury on the last day of the season to confirm promotion. Latics went in front when Tom Pearce’s superb … Continue reading

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Latics so near to something incredibly special – Wigan Athletic 1 Plymouth Argyle 1

Wigan Athletic all but mathematically confirmed promotion to the Championship after a 1-1 draw with play-off contenders Plymouth Argyle. Latics had early chances with Tendayi Darikwa, Jordan Cousins and Callum Lang all going close. They continued their dominance in the … Continue reading

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Latics on the brink of promotion – Ipswich Town 2 Wigan Athletic 2

League One leaders Wigan Athletic showed great character to draw 2-2 against Ipswich Town at Portman Road and moved to within one point of automatic promotion. Latics went in front when Joe Bennett’s in-swinging corner was superbly headed home by … Continue reading

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Lacklustre Latics slip up – Wigan Athletic 1 Cambridge United 2

League One leaders Wigan Athletic slipped to a shock 2-1 defeat to Cambridge United at the DW Stadium. Latics produced a lacklustre first half display and the visitors deservedly went ahead when Joe Ironside set up Harvey Knibbs who finished … Continue reading

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Latics’ lucky escape – Burton Albion 0 Wigan Athletic 0

League One leaders Wigan Athletic rode their luck in a hard-fought goalless draw against Burton Albion at the Pirelli Stadium. Latics defence looked shaky in the first half and Burton had opportunities to go ahead through Michael Mancienne, Cameron Borthwick-Jackson … Continue reading

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Latics within touching distance of promotion – Lincoln City 1 Wigan Athletic 3

Wigan Athletic consolidated their position at the top of the League One table with an impressive 3-1 victory at Lincoln City. Callum Lang put Latics ahead after only eight minutes but Lincoln drew level after a lucky deflection allowed Anthony … Continue reading

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Top of the table ‘tics – Wigan Athletic 3 Accrington Stanley 0

Wigan Athletic moved to the top of the League One table with an emphatic 3-0 victory against mid-table Accrington Stanley at the DW Stadium. Joe Bennett opened the scoring in the 37th minute with a superb free-kick from 25-yards and … Continue reading

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