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The 2013 FA Cup Final: A Performance For The Ages From Wigan Athletic

They may have subsequently plummeted through the Premier League’s trapdoor, but Wigan Athletic’s supporters will surely remember 2013 as the year they won the FA Cup. And no-one can take that from them.

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May 11, 2013
Ian

Match Of The Past: Wigan Athletic

Having been elected into the Football League in 1978 and spending the next quarter of a century in the bottom two divisions, finding inclusions for Wigan Athletics turn on our Match Of The Past series hasn’t necessarily been easy. However, we have managed to find six matches from the years between 1982 and 1997 for…

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July 17, 2012
Ian

Wigan, Bolton & Blackburn Labour Under Grey Lancastrian Skies

The absence of the top five or six clubs from much of the schedule for yesterday’s Premier League fixtures may have meant that the eyes of many may have drifted towards the bottom of the table instead. As has been the case for the previous couple of seasons, the bottom half of the Premier League…

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December 18, 2011
Ian

The Twohundredpercent Pre-Season Previews: Wigan Athletic

They escaped by the skin of their teeth last season, but for Wigan Athletic there has been little to get excited about this summer and there remains the distinct possibility of another long, hard winter ahead for a club that has, over the last few seasons, battled against all odds to keep hold of this…

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August 9, 2011
Ian

Those We Have Lost: Springfield Park, Wigan Athletic

Today’s instalment in the Those We Have Lost series is on the subject of a ground that seems like it existed a million years ago. We are indebted to Martin Tarbuck for this – Martin is the author of two books about Wigan Athletic and editor of the Mudhutter, a Wigan Athletic fanzine. He is…

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June 17, 2011
Ian
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