Tag Archives: James McClean

Latics on the brink – Wigan Athletic 0 Wolverhampton Wanderers 1

Wigan Athletic look destined for League One after a 1-0 home defeat to promotion chasing Wolves. Latics will be relegated for the second time in three seasons if Rotherham avoid losing to Reading on Tuesday night. But if the Millers … Continue reading

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12th Man: High stakes at the Riverside

Third bottom Wigan kick off a sequence of seven critical games in 30 days today at third top Middlesbrough. Latics away form has been very good with four wins in the last four on the road at Reading, Blackpool, Norwich … Continue reading

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Latics win battle of the basement – Blackpool 1 Wigan Athletic 3

Wigan deservedly won the battle of the Championship’s basement clubs with a 3-1 victory at Bloomfield Road. The three points maintained Latics’ slim hopes of survival but virtually condemned the Seasiders to relegation to League One. South Korean midfielder Kim … Continue reading

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12th Man: Is there light at the end of the tunnel?

It’s been a nightmare season so far but there is some evidence to suggest that the dark days may be coming to an end. Saturday’s improved second half performance against Blackburn Rovers has given me renewed hope that Latics can … Continue reading

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Derby day deadlock – Wigan Athletic 1 Blackburn Rovers 1

Both teams will have reason to feel frustrated after this Lancashire derby ended 1-1 at the DW Stadium on Saturday. Rovers went ahead when Tom Cairney set up Corry Evans and his smart finish beat Scott Carson from the edge … Continue reading

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Downward trend continues – Birmingham City 3 Wigan Athletic 1

Wigan slipped deeper into the relegation mire after a dispiriting 3-1 defeat to Birmingham City at St Andrews. An abysmal first 30 minutes gifted City a two goal lead through Clayton Donaldson, but it could have been so many more as … Continue reading

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A win at last – Leeds United 0 Wigan Athletic 2

A fortuitous own goal and a late winner by James McClean gained Latics a 2-0 victory over fellow Championship strugglers Leeds United at Elland Road on Boxing Day. It was a vital first win in six games for new manager … Continue reading

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