Tag Archives: Arsenal

12th Man – Rösler revolution was so nearly a success

Latics face former manager Uwe Rösler’s Fleetwood Town tomorrow at the DW Stadium. Rösler’s team have had an indifferent start to this campaign and are in 11th position in the table but they are still hoping to be amongst the … Continue reading

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12th Man: Memorable for all the wrong reasons

The last two years have probably been two of the most memorable in Wigan Athletic’s 82-year history, but 2014 is now turning out to be memorable for all the wrong reasons. Few events could match the tremendous highs of the … Continue reading

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FA Cup semi-final preview – Can Wigan’s Wembley wonders do it again?

Don’t let the media backlash following Arsenal’s defeat at Everton fool anyone, the Gunners will be the favourites when they face the Latics in the FA Cup semi-final on Saturday. Arsenal are still the fourth placed team in the Premier League … Continue reading

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Wigan suffer relegation after Arsenal defeat – Arsenal 4 Wigan Athletic 1

Wigan Athletic experienced the two extremes in football in the space of only four days. They had their best ever day on Saturday when they won the FA Cup and today they suffered one of their darkest days when they were … Continue reading

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Time for another Wigan miracle

FA Cup winners Wigan Athletic go into tonight’s game at Arsenal knowing only another win will do if they are to extend their eight-year stay in the Premier League. Wigan need to win their game at the Emirates and also … Continue reading

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Controversial decisions consign Wigan to another defeat – Wigan Athletic 0 Arsenal 1

Despite producing a battling performance at a rain-soaked DW stadium, Wigan were thwarted by a resurgent Arsenal. The away side were awarded a controversial penalty in the 60th minute when Theo Walcott went down in the box after a challenge … Continue reading

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The pursuit of the 92 – the goalposts keep moving

One of the few disadvantages of Wigan’s extended stay in the top flight has been that I’ve not been able to get to as many other football league grounds as I’d have liked. There are always the newly promoted teams to … Continue reading

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