Tag Archives: Southampton

Cup final touch eludes Latics – Wigan Athletic 0 Southampton 2

Small margins often decide games and on another day Wigan Athletic might now be preparing for an FA Cup semi-final at Wembley. League One Latics had been the dominant outfit for long periods of the game and had a succession … Continue reading

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12th Man – Enjoy the rollercoaster ride!

It’s been another gripping week in the life of Wigan Athletic as they go in search of what would be an unprecedented League One and FA Cup double. Latics looked likely to be on the end of a surprise defeat … Continue reading

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12th Man – The race to the top

The battle between the League One title favourites ended all square on Sunday at Ewood Park but with Latics coming out of the game with a significant psychological advantage. They were 2-0 down at half-time and some Rovers’ fans were … Continue reading

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More teams drop into the relegation mixer – what are the prospects for survival?

After last weekend’s round of Premier League fixtures more teams have been dragged into the relegation dogfight. Newcastle, Sunderland and West Ham now have a fight on their hands if they are to retain their top flight status. Until recently these … Continue reading

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Wigan’s team spirit shines through – Southampton 0 Wigan Athletic 2

Wigan produced an impressive team performance to overcome newly promoted Southampton at St Mary’s. The Latics had Arouna Kone making his full debut replacing the newly departed Victor Moses who had completed his £9m move to Chelsea on Friday. It … Continue reading

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The pursuit of the 92 – the goalposts keep moving

One of the few disadvantages of Wigan’s extended stay in the top flight has been that I’ve not been able to get to as many other football league grounds as I’d have liked. There are always the newly promoted teams to … Continue reading

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Wigan Athletic 2012/13 fixtures announced

The fixtures for Wigan Athletic’s eighth season in the Barclays Premier League were announced this morning with Latics first game at home to Champions League winners Chelsea on Saturday August 18th. This is followed by a trip to top flight newcomers … Continue reading

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