Tag Archives: Championship

Cook’s route one into trouble – Middlesbrough 1 Wigan Athletic 0

Paul Cook It was another frustrating away defeat for Wigan Athletic when they went down 1-0 to Middlesbrough at the Riverside. Latics started the brighter of the two teams and created several good chances before they succumbed to Boro’s first … Continue reading

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Ten-men Latics can’t contain in-form Leeds – Wigan Athletic 0 Leeds United 2

Wigan Athletic were unable to prevent Leeds United moving to the top of the Championship table with a comfortable 2-0 victory at the DW Stadium. In a physical encounter Latics went down to ten men on 21 minutes when midfielder … Continue reading

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Another derby day debacle – Preston North End 3 Wigan Athletic 0

It was a case of deja-vu as Wigan Athletic once again crashed to defeat at near neighbours Preston with a toothless performance. Latics had lost 4-0 at Deepdale last season and this was an equally embarrassing showing. Paul Cook’s men … Continue reading

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Championship pundits may need to revise their predictions

Many media pundits prematurely tipped Wigan Athletic for relegation this season but after a very successful transfer window Paul Cook’s team now look a much stronger outfit and much more likely to compete at the top half of the Championship. … Continue reading

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Cook’s Latics prove too tasty for Cardiff – Wigan Athletic 3 Cardiff City 2

Man of the Match Josh Windass * Match report by Jamie Aspinall. Wigan Athletic’s newly revealed mascot Crusty the Pie seems to have grabbed the attention of the media and was on show to cheer on the team as Latics served … Continue reading

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When Saturday Comes Wigan Athletic preview 2019/20

Paul Cook When Saturday Comes magazine have once again asked for my views on Latics’ prospects for the forthcoming season so I thought I’d record my responses here. 1. Realistically, how will you do? Very hard to say, the optimist … Continue reading

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Summer Reading – The Best Football Books

Now that summer is finally upon us I thought I’d share my reviews of the best football books for reading on the beach or by the pool. Kick off the summer with one of these great reads. Black Boots and Football Pinks. … Continue reading

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