Monthly Archive:: December 2011

Stoke 2-2 Wigan: Placekicker Watson’s late field goal earns tie for Athletic

Latics battled their way to another well-earned point at a noisy Britannia Stadium. The visitors took the lead late in the first half and things were going swimmingly right up until Caldwell’s 76th minute

Man United 5-0 Wigan: Not as bad as it sounds, honest. Well alright then, it was pretty bad

Before today’s game, it had been precisely five years since Wigan’s last goal at Old Trafford. A Leighton Baines penalty on Boxing Day 2006 had no effect on that match’s final outcome, as Latics

Wigan 0-0 Liverpool: A Very Merry Ali

Ali Al Habsi was once again the hero as Latics picked up another useful point against top-four challenging Liverpool. Though the visitors largely bossed proceedings, the game could have gone either way thanks to

Wigan 1-1 Chelsea: Jordi laps up Cech’s Christmas present

The Latics produced another late strike to rescue a deserved point against third-placed Chelsea. With but minutes remaining, Jordi Gomez was on hand to slot away Petr Cech’s fumble and cancel out Daniel Sturridge’s

West Brom 1-2 Wigan: Mo and Go steal the show

Latics climbed out of the relegation zone, albeit temporarily, with a battling away win against all odds at the Hawthorns. Though it wasn’t quite as smash and grab as their previous away win at

Wigan 0-4 Arsenal: Stormy weather in South Lancs

It’s funny how much a win can alter one’s perspective. Just eight days ago, nobody would have given us even a sniff of a chance against Arsenal, but a quick smash-and-grab job at the