Wigan began the New Year with a hard fought point at Scunthorpe to come out of the festive period unbeaten and in fifth position in SkyBet League One.
Since the Premier League began in 1992, Manchester United boast as having the best Boxing Day record of any team in the competition.
There will be several excitable coaches, managers and owners of our region’s sports teams, as they anticipate unwrapping their presents on Christmas morning.
Latics’ have not won in four games in all competitions and are in danger of slipping out of the play-off positions before the New Year if they are not careful
Wigan manager Gary Caldwell looks set to shuffle his pack for the upcoming match with Blackpool in SkyBet League One.
Bury boss David Flitcroft has his fingers crossed for a match against one of the ‘big boys’ in the third round of the FA Cup, following a 1-0 win against Rochdale.
Bury boss David Flitcroft insists that there is no additional pressure on his side ahead of a derby-day battle with Rochdale for a place in the FA Cup third round.
Wigan manager Gary Caldwell was left bitterly disappointed after his side missed the chance of another trip to Wembley, losing to Barnsley in the northern area semi-final of the Johnstone’s Paint Trophy.
Wigan manager Gary Caldwell is delighted that the decision was taken to play their Johnstone’s Paint area semi-final against Barnsley on Saturday at 3pm.
Wigan boss Gary Caldwell was pleased with three points against Shrewsbury as his team stretched their unbeaten run to eleven games in SkyBet League One.
Wigan take on struggling Shrewsbury this weekend – the first meeting between the two sides since 1994 – in another big week for the club.