Category Archives: Wigan Athletic

Latics Review of the Year – Part 1

What a momentous year it’s been for Wigan Athletic: the League One title, a magnificent FA Cup run, the end of the Whelan era, a new beginning with the International Entertainment Corporation (IEC) and a Jekyll and Hyde first half … Continue reading

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Review: Black Boots and Football Pinks – 50 Lost Wonders of the Beautiful Game by Daniel Gray

Daniel Gray revisits football’s fertile ground in his follow-up to the splendidly evocative ‘Saturday, 3pm’. In Black Boots and Football Pinks he celebrates 50 lost wonders of the beautiful game such as goalkeepers in trousers and hats, proper division names, … Continue reading

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Latics’ abysmal away form continues at bottom-of-the-table Ipswich – Ipswich Town 1 Wigan Athletic 0

Wigan Athletic produced one of their worst performances of the season to succumb 1-0 to the Championship’s bottom club Ipswich Town at Portman Road. The Tractor Boys had been without a win at home all season but the visitors allowed … Continue reading

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Latics mustn’t slip up at Portman Road

Latics face a potential banana skin tomorrow at bottom-of-the-table Ipswich Town. The Tractor Boys must be regretting the departure of Mick McCarthy at the end of his contract in April as they have only won once this season under previous … Continue reading

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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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