“After the Lord Mayor’s show comes the dust cart” is a saying that can so often hold true in football. Wigan Athletic fans will be hoping that will not be the case when their team visits Burnley tomorrow. Over the course of a season a team can reach its highs, but they are so often spread [...]
Any fears that Wigan would be suffering from an F.A.Cup hangover were firmly dispelled in the early Spring sunshine at the DW Stadium today as Wigan strolled to victory with probably their best performance of the season in defeating Reading three nil. So dominant was Wigan’s performance [...]
The winning of last seasons FA Cup has propelled my local club Wigan Athletic into the world’s football conscience. Now the biggest sporting event, eat your heart out the Olympics but the World Cup in Brazil starts in a few short weeks and this year’s tournament will have representatives [...]
“As a family, we couldn’t believe the pain and horror the families would get by receiving the news that their loved ones wouldn’t be coming home from a football match. How can anyone die watching the game they love? That isn’t right. That isn’t fair. What happened after wasn’t right or [...]
In 1964 non-league Wigan Athletic did so well to reach the big round of the FA Youth Cup and were drawn away at Everton. It was a wonderful achievement for Latics’ youth team to get to that stage and it captured my interest. My friend, Melvyn, [...]
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