History repeating

Paul Cook and Paul Jewell

It’s been a while since Latics made a start to the season like this one, un-beaten in the league with three wins out of three. Four out of five if we’re to include the cup win over Blackpool, even the cup defeat to Aston Villa on Tuesday hasn’t seemed to dent the confidence and positivity

12th Man: Fate sealed?

Graham Barrow

Fate Sealed? The defeat to Aston Villa on Saturday had somewhat of a final feel to it. Not a cup final of course, the days of those are long gone. But a final nail in the coffin? Perhaps. The results from the weekend hadn’t helped in anyway. Bristol City looking dead and buried before they

Hold Back the Night

Hold Back the Night

This time last week, I was trying hard not to think about the Bristol City game and distracting myself by building up to watching John Bramwell at the Old Courts.  There’ll be a review of that gig somewhere at some point but suffice, for now, to say it was a decent distraction, the first entertainment


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

Sixy Talk – Class Crime

Sixy Talk – Class Crime

We’re back once again like a train trying to get into Wigan Northwestern station after a landslide.  To be honest, the lack of Sixy Talk hasn’t been from want of trying, but when we realised that the last article coincided with the victory at Cardiff, we decided to put some extra effort in this week and got in touch with Dave Woodhall from Villa fanzine Heroes & Villains.  So, Dave, who are ya?

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