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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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Latics fixtures released – Bristol City away first up

The eagerly anticipated Championship fixtures were announced at 9am this morning with Wigan Athletic travelling to Bristol City on the opening day of the 2016/17 season. Former manager Owen Coyle returns to the DW Stadium when he brings his Blackburn … Continue reading

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Marshall magic gives Rovers the edge – Blackburn Rovers 3 Wigan Athletic 1

Scoring two top quality goals by Man of the Match Ben Marshall was the difference between Blackburn and Wigan at Ewood Park on Saturday afternoon. Marshall blasted a 25-yard shot into the bottom corner and later exquisitely curled a another … Continue reading

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