Tag Archives: Wigan Athletic

Title favourites looking good for promotion – Wigan Athletic 3 Southend United 0

Latics moved to the top of League One with comfortable 3-0 victory against mid-table Southend United at the DW Stadium. They went ahead after only eight minutes when Michael Jacobs deflected shot evaded the Shrimpers keeper Mark Oxley. It was … Continue reading

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12th Man – Nick Powell a fragile genius

  Media pundits and football fans are prone to hyperbole but Nick Powell is justifying all the hype this season. Powell is an exceptional talent who is proving to be a cut above most players in League One. He is … Continue reading

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Latics show quality in depth – Scunthorpe United 1 Wigan Athletic 2

Wigan Athletic showed the quality of their squad with an important 2-1 win at last season’s play-off contenders Scunthorpe United. Latics were without captain Sam Morsy, who was away on international duty with Egypt, and in-form midfielder Michael Jacobs at … Continue reading

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12th Man – Away form needs to improve against top teams

  It was another pleasing home performance last Saturday as Latics comfortably outplayed Walsall. Will Grigg was back amongst the goals with a brace and the fans will now be expecting him to show the form that helped them win … Continue reading

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Will Grigg’s fire is re-ignited – Wigan Athletic 2 Walsall 0

Will Grigg was back amongst the goals with a brace as Wigan easily overcame Walsall at the DW Stadium. Latics were in control from the kick off but only went ahead on the half hour mark when Grigg finished with … Continue reading

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12th Man – The finishing touches

It was another week of contrasting results for Latics with a disappointing away defeat at Peterborough and a narrow 1-0 victory against Plymouth at the DW Stadium. At the Abax Stadium Latics’ failure to convert a multitude of first-half chances … Continue reading

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Powell’s perfect penalty sinks Plymouth – Wigan Athletic 1 Plymouth Argyle 0

Nick Powell’s late penalty was enough to seal the three points against Plymouth Argyle and move Latics up to second place in the League One table. Latics had created numerous chances but Argyle had defended in depth and managed to … Continue reading

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