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Regaining the feel-good factor

Relegation can dampen the spirits of even the keenest football supporter. But three such occurrences in just five years, combined with a profligate waste of some £74 million of parachute payments is a real downer. 1,324 more words


Arsenal's Olivier Giroud remains on course for historic substitute goals record

Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud doesn’t always get the credit he deserves, but he showed his value to his club with a goal off the bench in Wednesday night’s win at Southampton. 383 more words


A two sided view of Warren Joyce at Latics

Wigan Athletic lost at Villa Park on Saturday due to a brilliant goal in the 89th minute. Up to that point we had seen them cancel out the attacking efforts of a team loaded with players who played in the Premier League last season. 1,439 more words


Grealish late strike sinks Latics - Aston Villa 1 Wigan Athletic 0

Another spirited backs to the wall defensive display wasn’t enough to save Latics from defeat at Villa Park.

Warren Joyce’s risky strategy to defend for 95 minutes was undone in the 88th minute when Jack Grealish curled a shot into the top corner from 25 yards to secure the three points for Aston Villa. 464 more words

Wigan Athletic

Rekindling Grigg's fire

Windsor Park erupted into song in the 62nd minute of a World Cup qualifying match on Friday. The chorus reverberated around the old Belfast stadium. The irony is that some Northern Ireland supporters may have been more familiar with the song than the player who came off the bench at that moment… 1,123 more words

Player Profiles

Grigg helps Latics to move on up - Wigan Athletic 2 Wolverhampton Wanderers 1

Will Grigg helped Wigan to move out of the bottom three in the Championship with a late winner against Wolves. The prolific marksman had been left out of the starting line up by manager Gary Caldwell but he came off the bench to secure the three points in the 89th minute. 517 more words

Wigan Athletic

A History Lesson

“Those that fail to learn from history, are doomed to repeat it.”
Winston Churchill

Uwe Rosler was the toast of Wigan in the summer of 2014. 1,892 more words