Category Archives: Yanic Wildschut

12th Man – Up for the Cup

Latics face the daunting task of trying to eliminate the current FA Cup holders Manchester United at Old Trafford on Sunday. United are in resurgent form in the Premier League under Jose Mourinho, have qualified for the League Cup final … Continue reading

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Will FA Cup victory ignite Latics’ season? Wigan Athletic 2 Nottingham Forest 0

Wigan Athletic progressed to the fourth round of the FA Cup with a comfortable victory over Nottingham Forest at the DW Stadium. Forest are three places above Latics in the Championship table but it was the lower placed team who … Continue reading

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Latics in a fog after another home defeat – Wigan Athletic 2 Ipswich Town 3

Latics were left scratching their heads after they slipped to another defeat despite dominating for long periods against Ipswich at a fogbound DW Stadium. Referee Keith Stroud gave the Tractor Boys an early Christmas present as he awarded a penalty … Continue reading

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12th Man – The Bruce effect

Latics will come up against former manager Steve Bruce when they visit Aston Villa on Saturday. The well-travelled Geordie has transformed Villa since taking over at the beginning of October, having lost only once in eight games they are now … Continue reading

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Latics blunted in attack – Wigan Athletic 0 Derby County 1

Warren Joyce’s decision to play Yanic Wildschut as the lone striker ultimately proved costly as Wigan Athletic slipped to a 1-0 home defeat to Derby County. Bradley Johnson put Derby in front when he headed home Tom Ince’s free-kick on … Continue reading

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12th Man – Is the lone striker the way forward?

It will be interesting to see what formation and tactics Warren Joyce employs against in-form Derby County on Saturday. Joyce has played one striker, packed the midfield and defended deep in his last two away games at Barnsley and Huddersfield … Continue reading

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Yanic has the Terriers in a panic – Huddersfield Town 1 Wigan Athletic 2

Lone striker Yanic Wildschut produced a Man of the Match performance to give Wigan Athletic an unlikely win at fourth placed Huddersfield Town. Latics defended for long periods of the game and rode their luck but came away with their … Continue reading

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