Tag Archives: James McClean

Magnificent McClean gives Latics the edge in five-goal thriller – Oxford United 2 Wigan Athletic 3

James McClean’s incisive run and clinical finish in the 86th minute enabled Wigan Athletic to take the three points against Oxford United in a topsy-turvy game at the Kassam Stadium. Latics were deservedly ahead after only eight minutes when Will … Continue reading

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Latics bounce back to winning ways – Wigan Athletic 2 Burton Albion 0

Latics kept the pressure on league leaders Plymouth Argyle with a comfortable 2-0 victory against ten-man Burton Albion. James McClean put the hosts ahead with an accomplished volley from Tendayi Darikwa’s cross after nine minutes. The visitors were reduced to … Continue reading

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Brutally efficient Tics – AFC Wimbledon 0 Wigan Athletic 2 

In new brutalist surroundings Wigan Athletic were brutally efficient in their quest for the three points at AFC Wimbledon and ran out comfortable 2-0 victors in the capital. Early in the second half the Dons Paul Kalambayi deflected Callum Lang’s … Continue reading

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Derby day delight – Bolton Wanderers 0 Wigan Athletic 4

Wigan Athletic produced an emphatic display to defeat local rivals Bolton Wanderers 4-0 at the University of Bolton Stadium. The visitors went ahead after only six minutes when Will Keane turned home James McClean’s cross after good work by Charlie … Continue reading

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Latics special away day in the capital – Charlton Athletic 0 Wigan Athletic 2

Latics produced a masterful away performance with a 2-0 victory at Charlton Athletic. The visitors created numerous chances and were denied by at least five quality saves by home keeper Craig MacGillivray until captain Tendayi Darikwa broke the deadlock and … Continue reading

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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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