• QPR at home on Friday, May 9th?

    Latics-QPR on May 9th?

    Barring major surprises, Wigan Athletic will host Queens Park Rangers on Friday, May 9th in the Championship playoffs. The return match at Loftus Road will take place the following Monday, May 12th. Both games will start at 7:45 pm. Latics need only one win from their final three leagues matches to [...]
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    The National Football Muesum

    After it’s move from Deepdale & Sir Tom Finney’s water feature the National Football Museum found a new home in the heart of the great North West, right next to Victoria Station and Manchester Cathedral. Entry is free to the previously named URBIS building, Monday – Saturday [...]
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    Burnley Match Reaction

    “We’ve all got to take lessons from the performance, myself included” said Uwe Rosler post-match. So often since his arrival Rosler has got his tactics just right. This time he got them totally wrong. Playing hoofball was never going to be the way to get a result at Burnley. It played into [...]
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    Wigan wilt as Burnley shine.

    Wigan travelled to Turf Moor full of confidence following their excellent win over Reading knowing that a win could guarantee them a play off place with three games to go. Ninety minutes later a team unrecognisable in terms of tactics, spirit and to a lesser degree personnel, slunk off the pitch as [...]
  • StGeorgesDay


    “There is a forgotten, nay almost forbidden word, which means more to me than any other. That word is England.” Sir Winston Churchill The History of St George’s Day In 1222 the Council of Oxford declared April 23rd to be St George’s Day It was not until 1348 that St George became [...]
From The Archives

Coyle brings back memories of Allan Brown

by JJ in Latics Blogs

  Wigan Athletic 1964-65.Back row, Wilf Birkett (Trainer), Les Jackson (Chairman), Alan Halsall, Roy Wilkinson, Alf Craig, Ralph Gubbins, Derek Houghton, Derek Crompton, Frank Latham.Front Row: Les Campbell, Carl Davenport, Harry Lyon, Allan Brown [...]

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