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Dominant Latics now virtually safe from relegation – Wigan Athletic 3 Stoke City 0

Kal Naismith grabbed a brace – photo courtesy of Wigan Athletic Wigan Athletic produced one of their best performances of the season to defeat relegation rivals Stoke City 3-0 at the DW Stadium. Two goals by substitute Kal Naismith and … Continue reading

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Are Paul Cook’s days at Wigan Athletic numbered? Stoke City 2 Wigan Athletic 1

Under pressure manager Paul Cook Wigan Athletic manager Paul Cook’s days must surely be numbered after another poor away performance and after conceding another late goal in the 2-1 defeat at struggling Stoke City. Cook’s team have only won one … Continue reading

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Latics and Potters play out dour draw – Wigan Athletic 0 Stoke City 0

On a night when there was a minute’s applause to celebrate the life of former Stoke City and England goalkeeper Gordon Banks neither side showed Banks’s quality on the pitch in a dour goalless draw. Michael Jacobs had a couple … Continue reading

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12th Man – Let the good times roll

Latics have exceeded many people’s expectations by making an excellent start to the Championship campaign. On paper they had some very difficult fixtures against several of the promotion favourites but they have now won two and drawn one of their … Continue reading

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Potters smashed by sensational Latics – Stoke City 0 Wigan Athletic 3

Wigan Athletic produced an emphatic 3-0 away victory at Stoke City but it could so easily have been many more. Paul Cook’s newly promoted Latics dominated the high-spending Potters on their home soil. The visitors went ahead after 27 minutes … Continue reading

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12th Man – Big challenges ahead

It’s been an exciting opening to the Championship season with Latics involved in two five-goal thrillers. An opening day 3-2 victory against Sheffield Wednesday has been followed up by a 3-2 defeat against Aston Villa. Then on Tuesday night it … Continue reading

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Football versus hoofball ends in stalemate – Wigan Athletic 2 Stoke City 2

Wigan made one change to the line up which won at Southampton last weekend when the suspended Antolin Alcaraz missed out. Maynor Figueroa dropped into the back three and Jean Beausejour came in at wing back. Stoke were still smarting … Continue reading

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Wigan’s tiki-taka triumphs over Stoke’s long ball tactics – Wigan Athletic 2 Stoke City 0

Wigan recorded only their second home win and first back to back wins of the season as they thoroughly outplayed a rather jaded looking Stoke outfit. Wigan competed for every ball with their traditionally physical opponents but it was their … Continue reading

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Mission accomplished

We did it! We stayed up! What an absolutely incredible finale to the season, with 13 minutes to go we were in the relegation zone, but a Manchester United goal against Blackpool and then Hugo Rodallega’s 78th minute headed goal … Continue reading

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Real Roy of the Rovers stuff

Last Sunday saw a real Roy of the Rovers ending (see footnote for younger readers) to an incredible game at the DW stadium as Wigan overcame West Ham 3-2. This amazing rollercoaster encounter saw Latics come back from 2-0 down at … Continue reading

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