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Not Losing Focus

I think it could have been very easy this season to have truly lost the focus of what our aims where. Yes we were in European football, and yes we wanted to try and retain the FA Cup.

Not Losing Focus

I think it could have been very easy this season to have truly lost the focus of what our aims where. Yes we were in European football, and yes we wanted to try and retain the FA Cup.

The Championship Play-Off Run In

With only seven league games left to play I thought it might be interesting to see the respective run ins for each of the current top four and the chasing pack. This way see if we can place who will make the top four and in which order.

I'm From Wigan Me!

Last year it was believe in Wigan, is this season we are proud to be from Wigan. You may have heard Dave Whelan refer recently, during a interview after the Manchester City, about a song sang by...

Are Wigan the Dark Horses for Promotion?

I hate writing articles like this always feel like I am going to give the team the kiss of death (sorry if we lose next weekend at Nottingham Forrest), but just look at the past few weeks and the way the team is playing and we could be one of the tea

How Did the January Transfer Window Go For Wigan?

Only a few weeks into the job and not having really had the chance to look over the player we already had Rosler was tasked to bring in more players to help us push on and improve the team. The question now has to be asked has the gaffer managed to d

2013 a Year to Remember for Wigan Athletic

This time 12 months ago, I don't think anyone in the world of football saw what was going to happy to our club. After a long list of injuries our players were on their way back and we had a run of games that were winnable. Get a few points we could h

Owen Coyle Asks for Perspective

After what can only be labelled as our worst performance this season, the fans made it quite clear today their feeling about Owen Coyle. The manager has then come out ask for some perspective from the fans, to a point that is fair.

Lee Nicholls Coming of Age

The 21 year old goalkeeper is a name which many of us Wigan fans have heard about for a long time. Glowing reports of a mature young lad who will go far in the world of football.

Editors Blog: What a Difference a Summer Makes

We are now two months into the 2013/14 season and the international break is coming at a fantastic time for Wigan. The players having had a turn around of seven games in 22 days it gives them a chance to rest.

Nick Powell Loan Article

I talk to Stretford End Arising about Nick Powell's loan spell at the club so far.

New Signings Review: Leon Barnett

The experienced center back become the ninth signing of the Owen Coyle revolution and now supply's the team with a full back line even with two of our experienced defenders. So how much did the former West Brom player cost us, a meager £500,000.

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New Signing Review: Juan Carlos Garcia

With one Honduran going out (Maynor Figueroa), the club had to of course bring in another one. Well we had lost a left/centre back so the logical thing would be bring in another such player. Welcome to Juan Carlos Garcia.

New Signing Review: Grant Holt

Arouna Kone out the door, Wigan had to look for a new striker, and in comes another 32 year old striker, and Grant Holt came in for a fee rumoured to be £2 million. The player is proven at all levels and we have paid for a player who will score goals

New Signing Review: Marc-Antoine Fortune

With the club left with only one striker (Arouna Kone) Coyle had to make a move and bring in a player who could make an impact in the team. With the free market being so big this summer, Coyle yet again dipped in.

New Signing Review: Chris McCann

Former Burnley man, and a player that Owen Coyle admires, Chris McCann adds an extra versatile player who can play anywhere in the midfield and also play as a centre back if the need must. Coming in on a free the player gives the team something extra

New Signing Review: Thomas Rogne

With the club losing one talented young defender, we needed to get out hands on another one, and Owen Coyle was quick to snap up Thomas Rogne from Celtic on a free transfer. The Norway under-21 international is a fantastic signing by the club.

New Signing Review: James Perch

With five defenders going to pastures news, and two our injured for the start of the season the club had to act to sign new and Championship quality defenders. The rumour was Wigan were closing in on a Premier League defender for a steal.

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