• Reading2014

    Wigan in cruise control in Wigan over Reading.

    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 [...]
  • 0all

    From the pier to Rio, the boys to Brazil

      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 [...]
  • RM believe hh

    Roberto and the 96

    “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 [...]
  • pots

    Player Of The Season

    It is that time of the year again and who will you vote for in the Wigan Athletic Player of the Season awards ? A high goal scoring forward is usually the frontrunner in polls like these but with nobody hitting the back of our opponents  goal  on a regular basis  no one really spring to mind [...]
From The Archives

The departure of the cup winning icons

by JJ in Latics Blogs

  Steve Bruce signed Ben Watson for Wigan Athletic in January 2009. Watson scored what was considered a crucial goal in a 2-1 win away at Sunderland a couple of months later. But neither Bruce nor Watson could have guessed that the same player [...]









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