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Latics’ unbeaten run continues in Lancashire Hotpot derby – Wigan Athletic 0 Blackburn Rovers 0

It finished all square in this hard-fought Lancashire hotpot derby as both Latics and Rovers struggled to come to terms with the blustery conditions and poor refereeing decisions at the DW Stadium. Latics might have taken the lead in the … Continue reading

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12th Man – You Are My Sunshine When Skies Are Grey

Last Saturday in some of the worst conditions I have experienced at a football match, Latics still managed to stay composed, play controlled football and produce a memorable victory at Bloomfield Road. In the extremely wet and windy conditions Chey … Continue reading

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12th Man – The greatest of great escapes?

Latics look like making a quick return to the third tier of English football yet there is still a slim chance that they could survive. They will need to win both their games against play-off contenders Reading and Leeds United … Continue reading

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Joyce must take blame for latest defeat – Blackburn Rovers 1 Wigan Athletic 0

Latics slumped to a disappointing 1-0 defeat to Blackburn Rovers in a relegation six-pointer at Ewood Park. Manager Warren Joyce selected another defensive line-up with five players across midfield with just one lone striker Omar Bogle and his tactics proved … Continue reading

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12th Man – Only wins can save Latics now

It’s difficult not to feel despondent about Latics survival chances after Saturday’s dispiriting performance at home to Nottingham Forest. Manager Warren Joyce selected a team without any attack-minded wide players in a 4-4-1-1 formation and his team lacked the creativity … Continue reading

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Latics rout ragged Rovers – Wigan Athletic 3 Blackburn Rovers 0

Wigan cruised to a comfortable 3-0 victory over local rivals Blackburn at the DW Stadium. Former Wigan manager Owen Coyle endured a torrid afternoon as his Rovers team were thoroughly outplayed by the home team and could easily have lost … Continue reading

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12th Man – Looking for lift off

Latics have had an indifferent start to this campaign which is very similar to last season’s poor start. Defeat in the opening day fixture at Bristol was followed by an early exit from the League Cup at Oldham. Last season … Continue reading

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