Crack the whip Cookie!

Crack the whip Cookie!

Horse racing can be a cruel sport, so forgive the analogy but we’re over two-thirds of the way around the course, the pack is slowly starting to spread out and it’s getting close to the time when Paul Cook needs to get the whip out and give it a crack. Saturday’s home game against Ipswich

Getting tight at the bottom

Nick Powell and Josh Windass

I think we can describe that as a successful week can’t we? Two points were four probably should have been the result. Either way Latics are now unbeaten in three matches, unbeaten at home since January and have a much stronger looking side than we had at the start of the year thanks to signings

Looking up

Looking up

It’s amazing the difference a week can make for a football club. Last Friday will go down as one of the most dramatic we’ve had as a club as the fallout following Will Grigg’s move to Sunderland was fully laid bare. We’ll be discussing whether it was the right call for years to come –

Farewell Will

Farewell Will

What a night! It’s been a strange old week in the world of Wigan Athletic. It was another disappointing result for Latics, on the road with last Saturday’s defeat to Nottingham Forest. Latics certainly pressed more than at the City Ground than they had in the previous week at Hillsborough but the end result was

Mamma Pier!!

Mamma Pier!!

Ever wonder what Latics fans get up to in their spare time? Well, one in particular is part of an ABBA tribute band called “All About Abba” and they are holding a one-off gig in Wigan on Saturday, March 16, 2019 (after the Bolton Wanderers home game). There will be two musical sets – one

Coppering up for a diamond

Coppering up for a diamond

The rumours just won’t go away that Sunderland are after our prized centre forward. So long as I get copyright on the “Will Grigg’s on Wear, our fans are terrified” punchline, Mr Kendrick. In fact, it’s a shame he’s not being linked with Fleetwood, as “Will Grigg’s on Wyre” works much better. See, you have

Easing the pressure

Easing the pressure

If Paul Cook wanted a performance to silence his critics I doubt even he could have envisaged what we witnessed on Saturday afternoon as Aston Villa arrived at the DW Stadium. Latics comprehensively beat Dean Smith’s Villa side and despite the aforementioned Smith’s sour grapes in the post-match press conference this was no fluke, the

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