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Wigan’s comeback win moves them into the top two in League One

Posted Wednesday, January 19, 2022 by PA3 hits

Wigan came from behind to beat Morecambe 2-1 at the Mazuma Stadium and climb to second in Sky Bet League One,Cole Stockton gave the hosts an early lead but a goal from WIll Keane in first-half added-time and a header from substitute Stephen Humphrys 16 minutes from time gave Leam Richardson’s men the points.Morecambe took the lead after just eight minutes when Stockton produced a fine...Full Story »

Morecambe to check on Aaron Wildig ahead of Wigan clash

Posted Monday, January 17, 2022 by PA9 hits

Morecambe will check on Aaron Wildig ahead of their Sky Bet League One clash with Wigan.The midfielder, who has had an injury-hit season, played 75 minutes as he made his first start in four games in Saturday’s goalless draw at AFC Wimbledon.Arthur Gnahoua will hope to continue after returning to the side at the weekend.Loan signings Trevor Carson and Jacob Bedeau are set to make their hom...Full Story »

Leam Richardson wants more control from Wigan after battling win at Doncaster

Posted Sunday, January 16, 2022 by PA6 hits

Leam Richardson was disappointed with Wigan’s lack of control in their 2-1 win over League One’s bottom side Doncaster.Goals from Max Power and Will Keane had the promotion-chasing visitors in command on the scoreboard, but they did not have things all their own way against a spirited Rovers side who pulled a goal back through Omar Bogle.Richardson felt there was an element of rustin...Full Story »

Max Power and Will Keane on target in Wigan win at Doncaster

Posted Sunday, January 16, 2022 by PA6 hits

In-form Wigan held on against spirited strugglers Doncaster to claim a 2-1 and narrow the gap to League One’s top two.Goals from Max Power and Will Keane put Wigan ahead but Omar Bogle pulled a goal back for Rovers, who battled well throughout the game but could not prevent the visitors recording a fourth win in five league games.The Latics started strongly with Keane and Tom Pearce missin...Full Story »

Kieran Agard could make his Doncaster debut against Wigan

Posted Friday, January 14, 2022 by PA9 hits

Kieran Agard could make his Doncaster debut on Saturday when Wigan visit the Keepmoat Stadium.The 32-year-old forward joined the Sky Bet League One basement boys this week, having concluded a six-month deal with Plymouth.Tiago Cukur has left the club, returning to Watford after they took the option to bring the teenager’s loan at Rovers to an end.Boss Gary McSheffrey has numerous players u...Full Story »

Leam Richardson hails Wigan’s FA Cup win in Blackburn game that ‘had everything’

Posted Sunday, January 09, 2022 by PA5 hits

Wigan boss Leam Richardson hailed his side for edging a game that “had everything” as Championship high-flyers Blackburn were dumped out of the FA Cup in a five-goal thriller at the DW Stadium.Reda Khadra’s goal at the start of the second period had put Rovers ahead, only for Max Power to equalise just after the hour mark.A Jack Whatmough header, which was caught and then carri...Full Story »

Thelo Aasgaard nets late winner in Wigan’s FA Cup comeback against Blackburn

Posted Sunday, January 09, 2022 by PA1 hits

Wigan substitute Thelo Aasgaard scored a stoppage-time winner to settle a five-goal FA Cup third-round comeback thriller against Blackburn at the DW.Rovers had their first sight of goal in the opening minute when Wigan goalkeeper Jamie Jones came off his line only to fluff his clearance, straight to Lewis Travis.The Rovers man tried his luck at an open goal from 35 yards out, but the ball sailed...Full Story »

Wigan face Blackburn without midfielder Jordan Cousins because of tendon injury

Posted Friday, January 07, 2022 by PA10 hits

Wigan will be without Jordan Cousins for their FA Cup tie with Blackburn as the midfielder faces another lengthy lay-off.Cousins missed nearly two months and then was forced off on his comeback against Shewsbury in early December with what was thought to be a short-term setback, only for scans to reveal a tendon injury which could keep him out for four months.Midfielder Scott Smith remains sidel...Full Story »

Leam Richardson hails Wigan for rallying to claim win after Oxford fightback

Posted Sunday, December 19, 2021 by PA24 hits

Wigan manager Leam Richardson praised his side for not letting their heads drop after surrendering a 2-0 lead at fellow promotion hopefuls Oxford before snatching a dramatic late winner through James McClean.Republic of Ireland international McClean scored a superb 86th-minute decider after injury and illness-hit Oxford had hauled themselves back from two goals down to level.Richardson admitted ...Full Story »

Stephen Humphrys nets late winner as Wigan defeat depleted Oxford

Posted Sunday, December 19, 2021 by PA4 hits

James McClean scored a classy late winner as Wigan beat a depleted Oxford 3-2 at the Kassam Stadium.Matty Taylor’s 11th goal of the season helped the U’s recover from two goals down and looked set to earn his side a point.But McClean ran 30 yards, cutting in from the left, before rifling a shot low into the far corner in the 86th minute to earn victory for the visitors.The U’s,...Full Story »

Unnamed Oxford player tests positive for Covid ahead of Wigan visit

Posted Friday, December 17, 2021 by PA28 hits

Oxford will be missing at least one player for their game against Wigan due to Covid-19.A positive result was returned at the club’s training ground on Thursday as cases across football increase.The U’s will also be without Jordan Thorniley after his red card in the win at MK Dons last weekend, although Cameron Brannagan made an early return from a hamstring injury in that game.Jack ...Full Story »

Leam Richardson ‘disappointed’ as decisions go against Wigan

Posted Sunday, December 12, 2021 by PA8 hits

Wigan boss Leam Richardson felt his side got the rough end of the ‘big decisions’ from the officials in the 1-1 Sky Bet League One draw against Ipswich at the DW Stadium.The Latics led thanks to a Callum Lang goal midway through the first half when the game’s major flashpoint occurred.Ipswich forward Conor Chaplin was yellow-carded before appearing to stamp on Wigan left-back T...Full Story »

Jordan Cousins hoping for quick recovery as Wigan face Ipswich

Posted Friday, December 10, 2021 by PA22 hits

Wigan midfielder Jordan Cousins is hoping to be fit for the visit of Ipswich to the DW Stadium on Saturday.The 27-year-old returned to league action in Wednesday night’s 2-1 win over Shrewsbury after missing almost two months with a hamstring injury before he was forced off just before half-time with a fresh concern, but boss Leam Richardson is confident he will be back for the busy festiv...Full Story »

Leam Richardson hails Wigan’s attitude after stoppage-time win over Shrewsbury

Posted Thursday, December 09, 2021 by PA13 hits

Leam Richardson felt Wigan deserved their stoppage-time win over Shrewsbury which took them level on points with Sky Bet League One leaders Rotherham.It looked as though struggling Shrewsbury would hang on for a point, after Ryan Bowman found the net six minutes before half-time, to cancel out Tendayi Darikwa’s second-minute opener.But Wigan substitute Thelo Aasgaard drilled into the botto...Full Story »

Thelo Aasgaard hits injury-time winner for Wigan against Shrewsbury

Posted Thursday, December 09, 2021 by PA10 hits

Thelo Aasgaard’s stoppage-time winner sent Wigan level on points with Sky Bet League One leaders Rotherham – with a game in hand – after a 2-1 win over plucky Shrewsbury at the DW Stadium.Wigan made a dream start with Tendayi Darikwa volleying home James McClean’s cross inside two minutes.But Shrewsbury never looked like a side struggling near the foot of the table and al...Full Story »

Wigan goalkeeper Ben Amos expected to return for Shrewsbury clash

Posted Tuesday, December 07, 2021 by PA23 hits

Goalkeeper Ben Amos is expected to return for Wigan after Jamie Jones deputised in the FA Cup.The Latics beat Colchester 2-1 and Curtis Tilt, Tendayi Darikwa, Tom Naylor, James McClean and Thelo Aasgaard are all likely to come back into the starting line-up.Youngster Scott Smith suffered an ankle injury earlier this month and is unlikely to be available.Striker Charlie Wyke remains sidelined fol...Full Story »

Leam Richardson thankful as Wigan battle through to FA Cup third round

Posted Monday, December 06, 2021 by PA6 hits

Wigan boss Leam Richardson said his side “found a way to win” after Callum Lang’s brace helped them book their place in the FA Cup third round with a 2-1 victory at Colchester.Lang gave Wigan a 24th-minute lead when he finished well at the far post, from Gavin Massey’s precise cross.And although Colchester equalised in first-half stoppage time when Freddie Sears brilliant...Full Story »

Callum Lang double sends Wigan into FA Cup third round

Posted Sunday, December 05, 2021 by PA6 hits

Callum Lang’s double earned Wigan a 2-1 win at Colchester and a place in the third round of the FA Cup.Colchester went close early on when Freddie Sears fired over after collecting Sylvester Jasper’s pass inside the area.But Lang gave Wigan a 24th-minute lead when he finished well at the far post from Gavin Massey’s precise cross.Colchester keeper Jake Turner denied Will Keane ...Full Story »

Tommy Goss effort enough as Annan Athletic edge Edinburgh City

Posted Saturday, December 04, 2021 by PA12 hits

Annan Athletic climbed above Edinburgh City in the cinch League Two table with a 1-0 win at Ainslie Park.Tommy Goss scored the only goal of the game after 11 minutes, netting from a tight angle after closing down the home goalkeeper.The result sees Annan go third ahead of Saturday’s fixtures, with Edinburgh now two points further back in fifth.Full Story »

Colchester missing Frank Nouble and Tom Eastman for FA Cup clash with Wigan

Posted Thursday, December 02, 2021 by PA10 hits

Colchester are set to be without Frank Nouble and Tom Eastman for the FA Cup second-round tie with Wigan on Sunday.Striker Nouble is awaiting the results of a scan on a knee injury, while manager Hayden Mullins said Eastman is quarantining after testing positive for coronavirus.The duo join a lengthy absentee list, with Shamal George dealing with a rib problem and Ryan Clampin, Gene Kennedy and ...Full Story »

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