Disappointing

DW Stadium pitch

Saturday was doubly disappointing.  Disappointing in the sense of the result but equally disappointing as for the first time under Warren Joyce’s tenure for large parts of the game against Derby we looked the better side. We played some great football at times but again couldn’t convert that to goals. The difference between Saturday and

Turning points

Turning points

I’ve spoken so much about turning points this season that we must have done a nine point turn over the course of the opening months of the season. Was Monday a turning point? It certainly felt like it. Warren Joyce’s first victory as Latics manager wasn’t pretty but my was it needed. If we had failed to win on Monday night it would have heaped the pressure on a fragile side already under the cosh along with pressure on a manager only a month in to the job. 

Threes Up

Threes Up

To score three goals away from home would usually be seen as a good day at the office, even more so when you consider Latics were facing a team who were languishing at the bottom of League One. When you see that we also conceded three goals and only got the equaliser in the last minute it makes it less of a successful day at the office and more a get out of jail card. The last minute equaliser from the in-form Will Grigg ensured that Latics stayed second and that despite a much diminished lead over their rivals automatic promotion is still in their hands.

History Calling

History Calling

As history making years go 2013 will certainly go down as the biggest of the lot for Wigan Athletic. The first FA Cup Quarter-final appearance in 26 years was closely followed by the clubs first ever FA Cup semi-final and you know the rest. Another landmark moment takes place later this week as Wigan Athletic

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