Tag Archives: Grant Holt

Latics are doing it the hard way – Bury 2 Wigan Athletic 2

It looks like Latics’ push for promotion from League One is going to be done the hard way. Despite dominating the game against Bury they gifted their opponents a two goal lead, before producing another dramatic comeback to secure a … Continue reading

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Latics sink ten man Rovers – Wigan Athletic 2 Blackburn Rovers 1

A late headed winner by substitute Emmerson Boyce secured an important win for Wigan over ten man Blackburn. The home team had gone behind after a mistake by keeper Scott Carson. But following the dismissal of Rovers captain Grant Hanley for … Continue reading

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Wigan struggling to adjust to life in the Championship – Wigan Athletic 2 Middlesbrough 2

A late equaliser by substitute Jordi Gomez saved a point for Wigan after they had been outplayed by Middlesbrough for long periods. Latics had taken the lead through a Grant Holt penalty, after Marc-Antoine Fortune was brought down. Boro defender … Continue reading

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Latics start season with emphatic win – Barnsley 0 Wigan Athletic 4

Wigan Athletic kicked off their Championship campaign with a 4-0 demolition of Barnsley at Oakwell. Owen Coyle’s team were dominant throughout and showed both commitment and quality against an initially combative Yorkshire outfit. Ben Watson opened the scoring with a … Continue reading

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Wigan Athletic Season Preview 2013/14

The new season is nearly upon us and Wigan’s first game in the Championship will be away at Barnsley on Saturday. As a precursor to the new campaign I was asked by When Saturday Comes magazine to give my views … Continue reading

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The Magnificent Seven?

In the space of the last ten days Wigan manager Owen Coyle has made seven signings. Despite the club undergoing massive change, with Roberto Martinez, his backroom staff and many of the star players leaving, Coyle has lost no time … Continue reading

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