Tag Archives: FA Cup

Latics late FA Cup heartache – Wigan Athletic 1 Luton Town 2

Toure made five changes from Saturday’s draw at Cardiff City, with Jack Whatmough, Tendayi Darikwa, Joe Bennett, Aasgaard and Ashley Fletcher all returning to the starting line-up. The visitors started brightly and in the first minute Woodrow broke into the … Continue reading

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Latics show signs of improvement – Luton Town 1 Wigan Athletic 1

Kolo Toure made three changes to the team which was defeated by Hull City with Ben Amos, Rarmani Edmonds-Green and Tom Naylor coming into the starting line up. It was a cagey opening to the game, James McClean was first … Continue reading

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Latics out of luck and out of the FA Cup – Stoke City 2 Wigan Athletic 0

Wigan Athletic’s 20 game unbeaten run came to an end with a 2-0 FA Cup defeat at Stoke City. Latics made nine changes to the starting line-up but were unlucky to go behind when Jason Kerr slipped in the area … Continue reading

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Latics shock Rovers in FA Cup thriller – Wigan Athletic 3 Blackburn Rovers 2

Thelo Aasgaard’s stunning late strike helped Wigan Athletic knock Championship side Blackburn Rovers out of the FA Cup at the DW Stadium. Rovers took the lead through Reda Khadra’s low strike but Wigan levelled when Max Power fired in from … Continue reading

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Tics progress to the FA Cup third round – Colchester United 1 Wigan Athletic 2 

Wigan Athletic progressed into the FA Cup Third Round with hard-fought 2-1 victory at Colchester United. Callum Lang opened the scoring after good work by Gavin Massey in the 24th minute but the hosts drew level on the stroke of … Continue reading

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Latics leave it late in FA Cup first-round replay – Solihull Moors 1 Wigan Athletic 2 AET

Wigan Athletic progressed to the FA Cup second-round with a hard-fought extra-time victory at National League side Solihull Moors. The hosts took a controversial lead early in the second half when referee Charles Breakspear awarded a penalty and Adam Rooney … Continue reading

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Latics left frustrated in the FA Cup first-round – Wigan Athletic 0 Solihull Moors 0

It was a frustrating afternoon for Wigan Athletic as they were held to a 0-0 draw by National League side Solihull Moors in the first-round of the FA Cup. Latics created a plethora of chances but Solihull defended resolutely and … Continue reading

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Latics’ fragile confidence easily shattered – Wigan Athletic 2 Chorley 3

National League North Chorley pulled off an FA Cup first round shock when they defeated League One Wigan Athletic 3-2 after extra time at the DW Stadium. Latics had dominated the first half and led 2-0 with goals from Joe … Continue reading

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Review: After Extra Time and Penalties – Memories of a BBC Football Correspondent by Mike Ingham

Former BBC football Correspondent Mike Ingham’s autobiography is a thoughtful homage to the golden age of sports broadcasting. His own broadcasting experiences saw him attend eight World Cups, commentate on twenty-eight FA Cup Finals, work with ten full-time England managers … Continue reading

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FA Cup exit but signs of promise – Leicester City 2 Wigan Athletic 0

Kieran Dowell made a promising debut Latics produced a commendable performance against Premier League Leicester City at the King Power Stadium but slipped out of the FA Cup 2-0 at the Third Round stage. The visitors started well but young … Continue reading

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