Category Archives: Wigan Athletic

Relentless Latics edging closer to promotion – Morecambe 1 Wigan Athletic 2

Wigan Athletic increased the pressure on their promotion rivals with another three points against Morecambe at the Mazuma Stadium. Highly rated striker Cole Stockton scored an early goal for the hosts but the visitors equalised just before half time through … Continue reading

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Latics 15-game unbeaten run continues – Doncaster Rovers 1 Wigan Athletic 2

Wigan Athletic extended their unbeaten run in all competitions to 15 games with a hard fought victory at League One strugglers Doncaster Rovers. Max Power flicked home James McClean’s corner in the 11th minute and Latics created several chances to … Continue reading

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Latics shock Rovers in FA Cup thriller – Wigan Athletic 3 Blackburn Rovers 2

Thelo Aasgaard’s stunning late strike helped Wigan Athletic knock Championship side Blackburn Rovers out of the FA Cup at the DW Stadium. Rovers took the lead through Reda Khadra’s low strike but Wigan levelled when Max Power fired in from … Continue reading

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Magnificent McClean gives Latics the edge in five-goal thriller – Oxford United 2 Wigan Athletic 3

James McClean’s incisive run and clinical finish in the 86th minute enabled Wigan Athletic to take the three points against Oxford United in a topsy-turvy game at the Kassam Stadium. Latics were deservedly ahead after only eight minutes when Will … Continue reading

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Latics left frustrated by Ipswich draw – Wigan Athletic 1 Ipswich Town 1

Wigan Athletic were the dominant outfit against Ipswich Town and went ahead on 22 minutes through Callum Lang’s close range finish. The visitors were lucky not to have Conor Chaplin red carded for a stamp on Tom Pearce on the … Continue reading

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Aasgaard’s ace shatters Shrewsbury’s resolve – Wigan Athletic 2 Shrewsbury Town 1

Thelo Aasgaard’s superb stoppage time winner enabled Wigan Athletic to move back to the top of the League One table. Tendayi Darikwa had given Latics an early lead but Shrewsbury drew level on 39 minutes when Daniel Udoh’s shot was … Continue reading

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Review: More Than a Game – Saving Football from Itself by Mark Gregory

Formerly Ernst & Young’s Chief Economist and Stoke City supporter Mark Gregory has produced a timely and in-depth analysis of why the English game requires radical reform and how it can be changed for the better. He was recently called … Continue reading

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Tics progress to the FA Cup third round – Colchester United 1 Wigan Athletic 2 

Wigan Athletic progressed into the FA Cup Third Round with hard-fought 2-1 victory at Colchester United. Callum Lang opened the scoring after good work by Gavin Massey in the 24th minute but the hosts drew level on the stroke of … Continue reading

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Latics’ away day success dedicated to Charlie Wyke – Plymouth Argyle 1 Wigan Athletic 2

Wigan Athletic moved up to second place in the League One table with a 2-1 victory at Plymouth Argyle. Callum Lang’s 90th minute strike ensured Latics secured an important three points at fourth placed Plymouth. The visitors had taken the … Continue reading

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Latics’ late show rescues a point – Cambridge United 2 Wigan Athletic 2

Wigan Athletic came back from two goals down to secure a point at the Abbey Stadium. Despite dominating the first half Latics went behind when Joe Ironside was allowed to turn in the box and volley home on 44 minutes. … Continue reading

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