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Athletic Bilbao 0-1 Real Madrid: Ramos sends leaders seven points clear

Posted Monday, July 06, 2020 by Goal.com27 hits

Real Madrid earned another precious win at Athletic Bilbao, again prevailing 1-0 courtesy of a Sergio Ramos penalty. Sergio Ramos was Real Madrid's penalty hero for the second time in four days as a 1-0 win at Athletic Bilbao sent the LaLiga leaders seven points clear. Zinedine Zidane's men have been flawless since the season's restart to claim control of the title rice, but they were given a ...Full Story »

Danny Cowley would take no joy in Huddersfield staying up due to Wigan situation

Posted Sunday, July 05, 2020 by PA10 hits

Huddersfield boss Danny Cowley said he would take no satisfaction in his side avoiding relegation because Wigan have gone into administration.Latics are currently six points clear of the drop zone but face a 12-point deduction that will come into force this season if they finish outside the bottom three.If Wigan finish in the relegation zone, however, the sanction will be applied in League One a...Full Story »

Mathias Jensen a doubt for Brentford ahead of Wigan clash

Posted Friday, July 03, 2020 by PA17 hits

Brentford will check on Mathias Jensen ahead of the visit of Wigan.The Danish midfielder was a late withdrawal for last Friday’s win over West Brom and also missed the 3-0 victory at Reading in midweek.Bryan Mbeumo marked his return from his positive coronavirus test with a goal at the Madejski Stadium.The forward came through an hour unscathed and should be involved again.Wigan will arriv...Full Story »

Wigan continue resurgence with thumping win over sorry Stoke

Posted Wednesday, July 01, 2020 by PA8 hits

Wigan made it nine matches unbeaten, and seven clean sheets in a row, with a 3-0 thumping of Sky Bet Championship strugglers Stoke.Wigan themselves have spent most of the season deep in a relegation battle, but their remarkable recent form has lifted them to the lofty heights of 14th, eight points clear of the drop zone.Despite dominating for pretty much the whole game, Wigan had to wait 40 minu...Full Story »

Gavin Massey and Gary Roberts available for Wigan’s clash with Stoke

Posted Monday, June 29, 2020 by PA14 hits

Wigan could have Gavin Massey and Gary Roberts available again for Tuesday’s visit of Stoke.Massey and Roberts were both missing from the squad for Saturday’s 2-0 win over Blackburn as Paul Cook named an unchanged side but have recovered from injury to make themselves available.Chey Dunkley is the only player out, with a broken leg having ended his season.Saturday’s victory mad...Full Story »

Paul Cook praises Wigan’s ‘never-say-die attitude’ following win over Blackburn

Posted Sunday, June 28, 2020 by PA9 hits

Wigan boss Paul Cook hailed the “never-say-die attitude” of his players after late goals from substitutes Lee Evans and Michael Jacobs secured a 2-0 win against Blackburn at the DW Stadium.Evans struck in the 80th minute after Rovers goalkeeper Christian Walton failed to claim a cross, and Jacobs added a slotted finish having raced clear in stoppage time.Latics, now five points clear...Full Story »

Evans and Jacobs score late as Wigan see off Blackburn to extend unbeaten run

Posted Sunday, June 28, 2020 by PA14 hits

In-form Wigan moved five points clear of the Championship relegation zone after late efforts from substitutes Lee Evans and Michael Jacobs earned them a 2-0 home win over Blackburn.Evans fired in off the bar from close range in the 80th minute after Rovers goalkeeper Christian Walton failed to claim a cross from Antonee Robinson, and Jacobs then slotted home in stoppage time.The result sees 17th...Full Story »

Contract boost for Wigan ahead of Blackburn clash

Posted Thursday, June 25, 2020 by PA20 hits

Wigan’s hopes of Sky Bet Championship survival have been boosted by the news that a handful of players have extended their contracts ahead of their clash with Blackburn.Danny Fox, Anthony Pilkington, Lewis Macleod, Gary Roberts and Michael Jacobs, all of whom were set to be out of contract in the coming days, have agreed deals to see out the season at the DW Stadium.Likewise, loan deals fo...Full Story »

Points mean prizes to Paul Cook as Wigan boost bid for Championship survival

Posted Sunday, June 21, 2020 by PA12 hits

Wigan boss Paul Cook insists “there’s a lot of hard work still to be done” after his side moved three points clear of the Sky Bet Championship relegation zone with a 2-0 win at fellow strugglers Huddersfield.In a game of precious few chances, Wigan were fortunate a deflected cross allowed Jamal Lowe to instinctively chest into the net while Anthony Pilkington’s goal again...Full Story »

Danny Cowley has fully-fit Huddersfield squad for return against Wigan

Posted Friday, June 19, 2020 by PA21 hits

Huddersfield boss Danny Cowley says his side are planning to “hit the ground running” when they resume the season against Wigan.The Terriers have no specified injury complaints after the three-month lay-off.Cowley is hoping to extend the deals of his loan players in the coming days, with Leicester midfielder Andy King already agreeing.The clash with Wigan could be pivotal in the Terr...Full Story »

I SAW ROO Ex-Wigan ace Rodallega claims he often saw Rooney ‘drinking like a madman’ and Gerrard ‘on a bar dancing shirtless’

Posted Thursday, May 28, 2020 by hits

The striker, 34, spent six-and-a-half years in England, with three-and-a-half of those in the North-West at the Latics. Hugo Rodallega claims he would regularly spot Wayne Rooney "drinking like a madman" Credit: Xposure During his time in the North-West he also allegedly saw Steven Gerrard dancing topless on a night out Credit: Xposure And he sensationally revealed during an Instagram Live he...Full Story »

'Still a very high chance' Man United-linked Sancho will move in summer – Athletic

Posted Wednesday, May 20, 2020 by 101 GREAT GOALS35 hits

The highly reliable David Ornstein has, on Monday, provided a fresh update on Manchester United-linked Jadon Sancho's future. Sancho impressing Despite only recently turning 20, Jadon Sancho is one of the top attackers in the Bundesliga, and perhaps even in Europe. The 11-time capped international made the move to BVB back in 2017, when he left Manchester City. And since moving to Germany,...Full Story »

Graeme Jones happy with point as Luton hold Wigan

Posted Sunday, March 08, 2020 by PA14 hits

Luton boss Graeme Jones felt his side were full value for their 0-0 Sky Bet Championship draw on his return to Wigan.Jones, a Wigan hero from his playing days and also as assistant manager to Roberto Martinez, prevented his in-form old club moving clear of the drop zone with a resolute display at the DW Stadium.The home side had the better of the few chances in a relatively dour encounter, with ...Full Story »

Wigan held to goalless draw by Luton

Posted Sunday, March 08, 2020 by PA11 hits

Relegation-threatened Wigan and Luton played out a drab 0-0 Sky Bet Championship draw at the DW Stadium that was devoid of any kind of excitement or entertainment.Despite coming into the game as the form team in the Championship over the last eight matches, Wigan looked uncharacteristically shaky in the opening quarter.The highlight was Kieffer Moore’s cross almost finding Gavin Massey, wh...Full Story »

Athletic celebrated reaching Copa final by playing the trumpet!

Posted Friday, March 06, 2020 by Marca.com44 hits

The Athletic Club squad were in an excellent mood after reaching the final of the Copa del Rey on Thursday night, advancing on away goals after drawing 2-2 on aggregate against Granada, and they celebrated in a peculiar manner. Striker Asier Villalibre began to play the trumpet in the visitors' dressing room at the Estadio Nuevo Los Carmenes while the rest of the players sang a traditional At...Full Story »

Dujon Sterling could return for Wigan against fellow strugglers Luton

Posted Thursday, March 05, 2020 by PA20 hits

Dujon Sterling could make his return to Wigan’s matchday squad on Saturday when the Latics face Sky Bet Championship basement boys Luton at the DW Stadium.The on-loan Chelsea full-back, not involved since coming off injured in the first half of the 2-0 FA Cup loss at Leicester on January 4, has been back in training.Fellow defender Chey Dunkley is sidelined after undergoing surgery having ...Full Story »

Could Higuain join Athletic Club?

Posted Tuesday, March 03, 2020 by Marca.com51 hits

Gonzalo Higuain's current contract with Juventus finishes at the end of the 2019/20 campaign and will likely be looking for a new team, yet a surprise club to be linked with the Argentine is Athletic Club. The Basque side are renowned for fielding and signing players only from their region, so a move for the former Real Madrid man would appear absurd at first glance. Yet Higuain has ancestry...Full Story »

Cook says Wigan are learning after beating West Brom to move out of bottom three

Posted Sunday, March 01, 2020 by PA24 hits

Wigan manager Paul Cook praised his team’s character as their revival continued with a 1-0 win over Sky Bet Championship leaders West Brom at The Hawthorns.Sam Morsy’s 73rd-minute goal was all that separated the teams but Wigan were deserved winners.The Latics made it three straight Championship wins for the first time in six years and made it 17 points out of the last 24 to climb to...Full Story »

Morsy improves Wigan’s survival hopes at promotion-chasing West Brom’s expense

Posted Sunday, March 01, 2020 by PA17 hits

Wigan continued their revival by pulling off a shock 1-0 win at Sky Bet Championship leaders West Brom to boost their survival chances.Captain Sam Morsy, born in nearby Wolverhampton, scored in the 73rd minute to give Paul Cook’s side their third successive victory and make it 17 points out of the last 24 available.Wigan are now three points clear of the relegation zone in 19th place, whil...Full Story »

Slaven Bilic could name unchanged West Brom side against Wigan

Posted Friday, February 28, 2020 by PA29 hits

West Brom boss Slaven Bilic could select from an unchanged squad for the home game against Wigan.Midfielder Romaine Sawyers sits out the second game of a three-match ban following his red card in the recent win at Bristol City.Teenager Rekeem Harper is expected to continue in Sawyers’ absence after making his first league start of the season in the midweek win against Preston.Gareth Barry ...Full Story »

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