Tag Archives: Wigan Athletic

Promise of good times ahead as Wigan rout Bury – Wigan Athletic 4 Bury 1

Latics demonstrated their promotion credentials with a confident 4-1 victory against local rivals Bury. Former Manchester United midfielder Nick Powell grabbed a brace as Latics maintained their good start to the League One campaign. The home team produced some slick … Continue reading

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12th Man – Cook’s high standards

Latics continued their good start to the season with a somewhat lucky 2-1 League Cup victory against a combative Blackpool team. Paul Cook’s rotation policy for the League Cup was an eminently sensible approach to what is a lengthy fixture … Continue reading

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Wigan bolt out of the starting blocks – MK Dons 0 Wigan Athletic 1

Match report by Jamie Aspinall. For a change, Latics started the season with a win and a great performance to boot. Nick Powell was the only player able to find a way past ex-Latics keeper Lee Nicholls, who kept the … Continue reading

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12th Man – Cooking up something good

It’s been a typically hectic close season at Latics with a new manager Paul Cook, new coaching staff and the usual high turnover of players. For some fans transfer speculation can be unsettling as their favourite players seek a move … Continue reading

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When Saturday Comes pre-season preview 2017/18

When Saturday Comes magazine recently asked for my views on Latics’ prospects for their pre-season preview so I thought I’d also record my responses here. 1. Realistically, how will you do? I’m optimistic with Paul Cook in charge and if … Continue reading

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Football League Trophy – a good competition ruined

I have enjoyed some great days supporting Wigan Athletic and a couple of the most enjoyable were seeing my team twice win the Football League Trophy. First in 1985 I was at Wembley to see Latics win the Freight Rover … Continue reading

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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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