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McCann’s the man as Wigan reach the promised land

A second half glut of goals saw Latics back into the Sky Bet Championship, with midfielder Chris McCann playing a key role in all four goals. Manager Gary Caldwell opted to make two changes from the side that destroyed Southend last time out with Morsy and Wabara starting instead of Pearce and Wildschut in a line up with reduced width, with Jacobs playing in a traditional number ten role behind Will Grigg.

Blackpool 0-4 Wigan: Latics Mythbusting

As you read this message in the year 2036, much of Blackpool vs. Wigan ’16 has passed into the annals of Latics lore. Scarcely has a single game of kickball received quite as much build-up – from the minute this fixture was announced to the moment match ref Stuart Attwell finally tootled on his tin […]


They’re back. Join Jimmy and the boys as they talk Latics, pies, music, pubs and give Dylan the chance for some major name-dropping. This episode was recorded at Wigan Central in the middle of a snow storm as Chris prepared to get on his bike to Blackpool for Joseph’s Goal

12th Man – Five star Latics

What a sensational season it’s been at Wigan Athletic. Many fans worried about the prospect of a young chairman and an untried manager running the club but David Sharpe has steadied the ship and Gary Caldwell has risen to the … Continue reading →

Mark Clattenburg to referee FA Cup final

The 41-year-old has been officiating in the Barclays Premier League for over a decade but this will be his first time in charge of the Wembley showpiece event.Clattenburg – who was in charge of Atletico Madrid’s Champions League semi-final first-leg victory over Bayern Munich on Wednesday – has previously refereed at Wembley.He took charge of the 2012 League Cup final and men’s Olympic final as well as the 2013 Community Shield – in which Man United beat Wigan 2-0 in David Moyes’ first game in charge.On May 21, the Red Devils will participate in their first FA Cup final since 2007, when they lost the first final at the rebuilt Wembley to Chelsea.Anthony Martial scored a stoppage-time winner t.

"Four"midable Wigan stroll to victory

Wigan Athletic comfortably defeated a mid table Southend United yesterday in a game which was all but over before half time, leaving only a mathematical meltdown capable of preventing the Latics from being promoted. WIgan made three changes to the starting line up with recalls from the bench for Daniels and Wildschut and a welcome recall from suspension for key man David Perkins with Wabara, Morsy and McAleny the players to make way.

Meet League One’s answer to Sergio Aguero

Ask any young player that has flirted with non-league how difficult it is to make the step up to full-time, professional football. Academies are over-subscribed and incredibly competitive, and when Solihull-born striker Will Grigg broke his leg aged 15 whilst at Birmingham City, you’d be right to assume that would be it for his professional […]

McArthur: “Wigan Fans Were Great, But Palace’s Support Is Special”

James McArthur made his long-awaited return to the Crystal Palace first-team at Old Trafford on Wednesday night and now, he has his sights firmly set on earning a place in the side that will take to the Wembley turf against Watford this Sunday. This fantastic interview with James McArthur sees him discuss FA Cup glory, […] The post McArthur: “Wigan Fans Were Great, But Palace’s Support Is Special” appeared first on Hopkin Looking To Curl One.

12th Man – Peerless Latics

12th Man – Peerless LaticsVitalfootball: Wigan: 22/04/2016 09:04:01The season is drawing to a close, just the three games remaining and, despite the fact that we have both Burton and Walsall breathing down our necks, I feel quite relaxed

Tangerine dream?

BSTlogo Apart from their somewhat annoying penchant for beating us at the DW Stadium, I think I’m on fairly safe ground when I say that there is no great animosity between us and Blackpool. As most Wigan Athletic fans are aware, we face Blackpool at Bloomfield Road in our last away game of the season next Saturday which will be attended by over 3,000 Latics fans, following a mad ticket scramble and the inevitable recriminations which followed.

Burton 1-1 Wigan: Cautious Corner

Iiiiin this corner, reigning League Two Champions and proud owners of the division’s best defensive record, sometime leaders of the Teletext League Table, the mighty Biscuit Men of east Staffordshire! In the silver and gold corner, it’s the championship-chasing side fuelled by discarded fish and chip papers and a Blue Peter parachute made entirely of […]