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Villa thriller, with a killer blow for Latics – Aston Villa 3 Wigan Athletic 2

Match report by Jamie Aspinall. Paul Cook was true to his word when he said last week “If we do get beat then I’d rather it [happen] by being aggressive and trying to win the game”. Latics certainly went all … Continue reading

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12th Man – Cook’s business

Latics made a brilliant start to the Championship season with a 3-2 victory against Sheffield Wednesday. Excellent performances all round but particularly pleasing to see new boys Cedric Kipre, Antonee Robinson, Reece James and Darron Gibson settling in so quickly … Continue reading

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12th Man – Takeover time?

The long running saga of Latics’ takeover by the International Entertainment Corporation (IEC) looks like it’s coming to an end. The takeover was initially mooted back in October last year and was expected to be finalised earlier this year. The … Continue reading

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When Saturday Comes Wigan Athletic preview 2018/19

When Saturday Comes magazine have once again asked for my views on Latics’ prospects for the forthcoming season so I thought I’d also record my responses here. 1. Realistically, how will you do? The last time we were in the … Continue reading

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The best photography from Let’s Hang On

This gallery brings together some of the best photographs from the Let’s Hang On archives. Continue reading

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12th Man – Review of the year

What a difference a year makes! Last December Latics were mired in a desperate relegation struggle but this season they have been in tremendous form and look likely to go up as the League One Champions. The appointment of former … Continue reading

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12th Man – Cook’s Christmas Wishlist

Paul Cook will be very pleased with his first seven months in charge at the DW Stadium but he also knows that Latics will need to improve in certain areas as they plan for the Championship. As we approach the … Continue reading

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