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  1. Preview: Wigan pay a visit to Bournemouth

    Tony Brown

    Wigan Athletic travel to the south coast on Saturday to take on newly promoted Bournemouth. The two clubs have a significant history of encounters, of which Bournemouth have won 13 times and Wigan 14, with 10 draws. Last season's FA Cup run sta...

    Blog | August 16, 2013
  2. Latics go down in return to Wembley

    Tony Brown

    Two goals from Robin van Persie -- a spectacular header in the sixth minute and a lucky deflection in the 59th -- were enough to give Manchester United a 2-0 win over Wigan Sunday in the Community Shield match at Wembley. Wigan keeper Scott Carson...

    Blog | August 11, 2013
  3. Moyes has more to lose than Coyle -- Community Shield preview

    Tony Brown

    Dave Whelan is well known for supporting his managers and his comments during the week have already taken pressure off Owen Coyle ahead of Sunday's Community Shield match at Wembley. - Brewin: Sink or swim Whelan said that he regards the match ...

    Blog | August 10, 2013
  4. Maloney -- the key to promotion

    Tony Brown

    Who was the best "playmaker" in the Premier League last season? Big names from big clubs quickly come to mind: Juan Mata, David Silva, Santi Cazorla, Eden Hazard, Wayne Rooney, to name but a few. The name of Shaun Maloney probably would not even ...

    Blog | August 09, 2013
  5. Coyle's revolution takes a firm step forward

    Tony Brown

    Owen Coyle's revolution at Wigan Athletic took a firm step forward on Saturday with a rousing win at Barnsley. Not only was the result impressive, but Latics did it in such a style that it will send shockwaves to all teams in the Championship who con...

    Blog | August 05, 2013
  6. Barnsley-Wigan preview -- the Coyle revolution put to the test

    Tony Brown

    How times have changed. Less than a year ago Wigan Athletic were entertaining Chelsea in the opening match of last season's Premier League campaign. On Saturday they travel to Barnsley to open their Championship season. A lot of water has passe...

    Blog | August 02, 2013
  7. Wigan Athletic v Dundee United preview

    Tony Brown

    On Saturday, Wigan Athletic play host to Dundee United at the DW Stadium. It will be their final warm-up fixture before the Championship season starts for them at Barnsley on August 3rd. By the time it gets to the final pre-season game, a manager...

    Blog | July 26, 2013
  8. Wigan Athletic 2 Atromitos 1 -- a game of two halves

    Tony Brown

    Wigan Athletic continued their run of pre-season victories with a win over Atromitos at Leigh Sports Village. The Athens-based team, also competing in Europe, promised to give Wigan a stern test and so it was to prove. Despite standing on a 2-0 lead ...

    Blog | July 23, 2013
  9. From Wigan with style -- reviewing the U.S. trip

    Tony Brown

    The spectacular fireworks that followed Latics' 4-1 win over the Pittsburgh Riverhounds Friday at Highmark Stadium in Pennsylvania provided a fitting finale for the first phase of Owen Coyle's revolution at Wigan. It is only around five weeks sin...

    Blog | July 22, 2013
  10. Perchinho arrival heralds in a new style

    Tony Brown

    A player known in some circles as Perchinho is one the of the six new signings made by Owen Coyle in the space of two weeks. He could well become a key piece in the jigsaw puzzle that Owen Coyle is putting together to get Latics back into the Premier...

    Blog | July 09, 2013
  11. The breaking up of the Martinez legacy at Wigan

    Tony Brown

    It is time for change at Wigan Athletic with a new manager having come in and a huge quantity of new players to recruit. It is exactly the situation Latics supporters would have wanted to avoid. There are too many change parameters to cope with at...

    Blog | June 20, 2013
  12. Why the backlash against Coyle?

    Tony Brown

    Why has there been such an angry backlash from Wigan Athletic supporters over Owen Coyle's appointment as manager? Well, it seemed to take an eternity for Roberto Martinez to finally go and the recruitment process to begin. Things seemed to be per...

    Blog | June 17, 2013
  13. It's Coyle or McClaren for Wigan

    Tony Brown

    "I have tried to stay away from managers who are in work at the moment because there is a fee involved with those." So said Dave Whelan, according to a report from a national newspaper on Wednesday. It seemed a strange thing to say, but maybe the ...

    Blog | June 13, 2013
  14. The next Wigan manager

    Tony Brown

    The latest bookmakers' odds for the vacant Wigan Athletic manager position put Karl Robinson and Gus Poyet neck to neck. One never knows how much inside information the bookmakers can get their hands on, but you can bet your bottom dollar they have s...

    Blog | June 11, 2013
  15. Invest in youth, Dave!

    Tony Brown

    In 1964 non-league Wigan Athletic did so well as to reach the big round of the FA Youth Cup and were drawn away at Everton. It was a wonderful achievement for Latics' youth team to get to that stage and it captured my interest. My friend, Melvyn, ...

    Blog | June 07, 2013
  16. Jordi to Everton?

    Tony Brown

    I read an article the other day that said Roberto Martinez will take no less than five Wigan Athletic players to Everton if he gets that managerial job. Then again, you have to take these speculative articles with a pinch of salt. Everton are well-ru...

    Blog | June 01, 2013