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Buddies boss enjoys Goodwin against lowly Broxburn Athletic

Posted Sunday, January 19, 2020 by PA4 hits

St Mirren manager Jim Goodwin praised his players for a professional performance as they eventually got the better of non-league Broxburn Athletic to book their place in the fifth round of the William Hill Scottish Cup. The Ladbrokes Premiership side struggled in front of goal for long spells but a second-half double from Jon Obika and another from Danny Mullen put a more respectable sheen on th...Full Story »

Paterson fires Bristol City to victory at Wigan

Posted Sunday, January 12, 2020 by PA5 hits

Substitute Jamie Paterson scored one and made another for Famara Diedhiou in the space of two minutes as Bristol City got back to winning ways with a 2-0 Sky Bet Championship victory at Wigan.The Robins had played second fiddle for the majority but raised their game in the last half-hour to arrest a run of five defeats in their last six matches.Looking to build on their win at Birmingham in thei...Full Story »

Wigan without injured Sterling for Bristol City clash

Posted Friday, January 10, 2020 by PA10 hits

Wigan will be without full-back Dujon Sterling for the Championship clash with Bristol City.The on-loan Chelsea defender limped off with a hamstring injury during last weekend’s FA Cup loss to Leicester and could be sidelined for a number of weeks.Joe Williams had to go off when the Latics had already made all three substitutions but the club were hoping that was due to fatigue.Kieran Dowe...Full Story »

Rodgers says Leicester ‘have to demand more’ after beating Wigan in FA Cup

Posted Sunday, January 05, 2020 by PA18 hits

Leicester boss Brendan Rodgers was pleased to get through but not happy with his side’s performance after their FA Cup win against Wigan.The Foxes eased into the fourth round with a 2-0 victory at the King Power Stadium on Saturday evening.With a Carabao Cup semi-final first leg against Aston Villa on the horizon in four day’s time, Rodgers made 10 changes from the New Year’s D...Full Story »

Leicester sweep aside Wigan to reach FA Cup fourth round

Posted Sunday, January 05, 2020 by PA17 hits

Leicester eased into the FA Cup fourth round with a 2-0 victory against Wigan at the King Power Stadium.With a Carabao Cup semi-final first leg against Aston Villa on the horizon in four day’s time, Foxes boss Brendan Rodgers made 10 changes from the New Year’s Day win at Newcastle.Only left-back Ben Chilwell kept his place, but it made little difference to the result as an own goal ...Full Story »

Leicester City vs Wigan Athletic - Vardy sits out again with Rodgers set to shuffle Leicester pack

Posted Friday, January 03, 2020 by PA36 hits

Jamie Vardy will miss Leicester’s FA Cup third-round tie with Wigan at the King Power Stadium.Vardy sat out the New Year’s Day win at Newcastle with a calf complaint, but he is expected to be fit for the first leg of the Carabao Cup semi-final with Aston Villa on Wednesday.Dennis Praet (illness) will be assessed with boss Brendan Rodgers saying rotation is necessary after a demanding...Full Story »

Paul Cook confident Wigan can stay up

Posted Thursday, January 02, 2020 by PA13 hits

Wigan manager Paul Cook insists his side can win their survival fight and drag other teams into trouble after their 3-2 victory at Birmingham.The Latics won the first away game in 15 attempts since beating Leeds in April to move off the bottom of the Sky Bet Championship and within a point of safety.“I feel confident we can get out of trouble,” said Cook. “I’ve watched us...Full Story »

Wigan finally win away to heap pressure on Blues boss Clotet

Posted Thursday, January 02, 2020 by PA11 hits

Wigan won away for the first time since April by beating Birmingham 3-2 to heap pressure on Blues head coach Pep Clotet.Striker Josh Windass, son of former Hull and Bradford striker Dean, scored the first goal for Wigan and had a hand in the other two as Blues’ poor run stretched to one win in 12 games.Kerim Mrabti equalised for Blues but Gary Gardner’s own goal and a Cedric Kipre ef...Full Story »

Birmingham unlikely to change much ahead of Wigan clash

Posted Tuesday, December 31, 2019 by PA26 hits

Birmingham boss Pep Clotet will stress the need for calm ahead of his side’s Sky Bet Championship clash with Wigan.Clotet is likely to name a similar line-up to the one that was edged out in a nine-goal thriller by Leeds on Sunday.Jude Bellingham should keep his place in the line-up after impressing once again against Marcelo Bielsa’s men.Clotet is anxious to bring back the likes of ...Full Story »

Sabri Lamouchi admits Nottingham Forest were lucky to beat Wigan

Posted Monday, December 30, 2019 by PA9 hits

Sabri Lamouchi admitted Nottingham Forest had been lucky against plucky Wigan, as his side struggled to a narrow 1-0 win at the City Ground.The Forest boss warned that his players must raise their standards when Blackburn visit on Wednesday if they are to collect another three points.Tobias Figueiredo’s 60th-minute header was ultimately enough to secure victory for the home side, but they ...Full Story »

Brice Samba’s penalty save helps Nottingham Forest beat Wigan

Posted Monday, December 30, 2019 by PA13 hits

Goalkeeper Brice Samba was the hero for Nottingham Forest as unlucky Wigan were beaten 1-0 at the City Ground.The Reds stopper made three vital saves, including one that kept out a second-half penalty from Josh Windass, as Paul Cook’s side pushed their play-off chasing opponents all the way.In the end Tobias Figueiredo’s 60th-minute header was enough to secure three points for Sabri ...Full Story »

Tail Wags for Derby in Wigan

Posted Friday, December 27, 2019 by PA9 hits

Former Wigan striker Martyn Waghorn scored a stoppage-time equaliser to earn Derby a barely deserved point from a 1-1 Sky Bet Championship draw at the DW Stadium.After hammering on the door for virtually all of the game, Wigan made the breakthrough with nine minutes remaining, when substitute Joe Garner volleyed into the roof of the net.But Wigan had come into the game having thrown away an incr...Full Story »

Wigan have no fresh injury worries for Derby clash

Posted Tuesday, December 24, 2019 by PA22 hits

Wigan manager Paul Cook goes into his side’s Sky Bet Championship clash with Derby on Boxing Day with no fresh injury concerns.The Latics came out of Monday’s goalless Lancashire derby draw at Blackburn with a clean bill of health.The only doubts for the visit of the Rams are centre-back Charlie Mulgrew, who has missed the last three matches with a calf injury, and fellow defender Da...Full Story »

Bradley Dack injury overshadows Blackburn’s goalless draw with Wigan

Posted Tuesday, December 24, 2019 by PA15 hits

Blackburn missed the chance to close the gap on the play-offs after a 0-0 draw with Wigan that was marred by a serious-looking injury to Bradley Dack.Rovers’ top scorer this season returned from suspension to make his 250th club career appearance but it ended in the 65th minute when he was left clutching his knee in agony after landing awkwardly and he was stretchered off after several min...Full Story »

Zidane asks for patience after Real Madrid held by Athletic Bilbao

Posted Monday, December 23, 2019 by PA28 hits

Real Madrid head coach Zinedine Zidane called for patience after his side lost ground at the top of LaLiga following a frustrating goalless draw against Athletic Bilbao at the Bernabeu.Barcelona had gone into the Christmas break on the back of Saturday’s 4-1 win over Alaves to keep the pressure on in the title battle.After El Clasico finished 0-0 in midweek, failure to find a breakthrough ...Full Story »

Real Madrid held at home by Athletic Bilbao to leave Barcelona clear at summit

Posted Monday, December 23, 2019 by PA29 hits

Real Madrid lost ground to rivals Barcelona at the top of LaLiga after being held to a goalless draw by Athletic Bilbao at the Bernabeu.After El Clasico finished 0-0 in midweek, Barcelona had signed off from 2019 with a 4-1 win over Alaves on Saturday to keep the pressure on in the title battle.Despite hitting the woodwork three times, Los Blancos were not able to find a breakthrough against a r...Full Story »

Cowley curses Grabara gaffe as Huddersfield draw at Wigan

Posted Sunday, December 15, 2019 by PA17 hits

Huddersfield boss Danny Cowley accused his side of playing “football suicide” during the 1-1 draw at fellow Sky Bet Championship strugglers Wigan.Town had to recover from a half-time deficit at the DW Stadium, with Josh Windass taking advantage of a gaffe from on-loan Liverpool goalkeeper Kamil Grabara to net.Windass was almost in again for Wigan shortly after the restart, when Graba...Full Story »

CHECK MATE Liverpool star Mo Salah loves playing chess on Egypt duty – and Wigan star Sam Morsy can’t wait for a rematch

Posted Saturday, December 14, 2019 by hits

Wigan skipper Morsy fell out of favour under previous Egypt chief Javier Aguirre and was not selected for the Africa Cup of Nations squad in the summer. That meant he missed out on working with Salah — as well as taking on the Liverpool superstar at chess! Playing the 1,500-year-old game was one of the ways the pair switched off while on international duty. And now Aguirre has left, M...Full Story »

Wigan boss Paul Cook faces selection headache on his return to the dugout

Posted Thursday, December 12, 2019 by PA22 hits

Wigan boss Paul Cook still faces a defensive headache as he returns to the dugout for the Championship clash with Huddersfield.The Latics made seven changes for the midweek draw against West Brom – with Cook himself serving a touchline ban.Defender Chey Dunkley is back in contention after sitting out the game against the Baggies following his sending off against Luton, but Kal Naismith imp...Full Story »

Slaven Bilic believes West Brom got out of jail in draw at Wigan

Posted Thursday, December 12, 2019 by PA25 hits

West Brom boss Slaven Bilic admitted his side got out of jail with a point after being second best all night in the 1-1 draw at Wigan.The Baggies missed the chance to return to the top of the Sky Bet Championship at the DW Stadium.But Bilic was the first to concede it was the struggling home side – who remain in the bottom three – who will feel short-changed.After Jamal Lowe was deni...Full Story »

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