Tag Archives: League One

Fixtures announced – MK Dons away first up for Latics

Wigan Athletic travel to MK Dons in the opening fixture of their 2017/18 League One campaign. It will be the first time they have played at the Stadium MK since the club was controversially moved from Wimbledon, although they did play … Continue reading

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12th Man – The first choice

I’m pleased to say that Paul Cook was my first choice for the Latics manager’s job. Of the candidates available I believe he has the right profile for a club which is trying to rebuild itself after relegation from the … Continue reading

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Cook confirmed as new Latics manager

Wigan Athletic have confirmed the appointment of Paul Cook as the new manager on a three-year contract. Despite being offered an improved deal at Portsmouth the Liverpool born manager decided to return to the North West and take the Latics … Continue reading

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Book review: Tangerines and Pies – The story of the 2015/16 football season for Blackpool and Wigan

This quietly published book chronicles Wigan Athletic’s successful League One title winning campaign and contrasts it with the travails of local rivals Blackpool during the 2015/16 season. Both clubs have enjoyed the limelight of the Premier League but during 2015 … Continue reading

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12th Man – Good news from the Football League ladder

Football has been under a cloud in recent weeks with all the revelations about corrupt practices, bungs and backhanders. The lacklustre performances by the England team hasn’t helped matters either, but amidst all the doom and gloom there have been … Continue reading

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Latics edged out in seven-goal thriller – Nottingham Forest 4 Wigan Athletic 3

Thomas Lam scored a 93rd-minute winner to break Latics’ hearts at the City Ground in a rollercoaster match that featured seven-goals and a penalty save. Britt Assombalonga opened the scoring for Forest after a poor back pass by Dan Burn … Continue reading

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Will Grigg’s On Fire Competition

THIS COMPETION HAS NOW CLOSED. Congratulations to the winner Joe Dixon. ——————————————————————————- There’s just no stopping Will Grigg! To celebrate Will’s 28 goals in 43 appearances Let’s Hang On and Art of Football have come together to offer all our … Continue reading

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