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12th Man: High stakes at the Riverside

Third bottom Wigan kick off a sequence of seven critical games in 30 days today at third top Middlesbrough. Latics away form has been very good with four wins in the last four on the road at Reading, Blackpool, Norwich and Rotherham, but promotion-chasing Boro will provide a stiff test to Latics survival credentials. 449 more words

Wigan Athletic

Latics win battle of the basement - Blackpool 1 Wigan Athletic 3

Wigan deservedly won the battle of the Championship’s basement clubs with a 3-1 victory at Bloomfield Road.

The three points maintained Latics’ slim hopes of survival but virtually condemned the Seasiders to relegation to League One. 518 more words

Wigan Athletic

12th Man: Is there light at the end of the tunnel?

It’s been a nightmare season so far but there is some evidence to suggest that the dark days may be coming to an end. Saturday’s improved second half performance against Blackburn Rovers has given me renewed hope that Latics can avoid the drop. 472 more words

Wigan Athletic

Derby day deadlock - Wigan Athletic 1 Blackburn Rovers 1

Both teams will have reason to feel frustrated after this Lancashire derby ended 1-1 at the DW Stadium on Saturday.

Rovers went ahead when Tom Cairney set up Corry Evans and his smart finish beat Scott Carson from the edge of the area. 478 more words

Wigan Athletic

Downward trend continues - Birmingham City 3 Wigan Athletic 1

Wigan slipped deeper into the relegation mire after a dispiriting 3-1 defeat to Birmingham City at St Andrews. An abysmal first 30 minutes gifted City a two goal lead through Clayton Donaldson, but it could have been so many more as Latics were shambolic. 759 more words

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Mackay gets it right - Post match reaction Leeds United (A)

Our luck was in today”.

So said James McClean, the architect of Wigan Athletic’s first win since October 25th. McClean’s cross led to a Leeds own goal after 11 minutes, then he sealed the win with a powerful finish in the 82nd minute. 654 more words

Match Reports

A win at last - Leeds United 0 Wigan Athletic 2

A fortuitous own goal and a late winner by James McClean gained Latics a 2-0 victory over fellow Championship strugglers Leeds United at Elland Road on Boxing Day. 625 more words

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