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17 April 2019

Three memorable moments against Leeds United.

  • A closer look at previous meetings between Wigan Athletic and Leeds United.
  • Latics prepare to face Leeds United at Elland Road on Good Friday.
  • A vintage display at Elland Road, a promotion season double and a step closer to the play-offs!

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Leeds United 0 Wigan Athletic 2 - Sunday 31 October 2004

In our first meeting for 17 years and the club's first ever trip to Leeds United's Elland Road, 3,222 travelling Latics supporters witnessed a vintage display from Paul Jewell's side, which not only ensured a first ever victory against Leeds, but also went a long way towards the end goal of promotion in the 2004-05 season.

Alan Mahon's rocket from outside the area and a clinical counter attack and precise finish from Jimmy Bullard put the hosts to the sword in the second half to ensure a fifth straight victory in the Championship.

The 2-0 win was our 16th of 17 matches unbeaten from the start of the season, an incredible sequence which played a big part in Latics' rise to the Premier League come the end of the campaign.

Leeds United: Sullivan, Kelly, Carlisle, Richardson (J.Wright 57), Kilgallon, Pugh, Gregan, Walton (Joachim 71), Healy, Johnson (Lennon 85), Deane
Subs: Carson, Ricketts

Latics: Filan, D.Wright, Jackson, McCulloch, Breckin, Baines, Mahon, Bullard, Ellington (Mitchell 86), Graham (Flynn 73), Roberts
Subs: Walsh, McMillan, Whalley

Wigan Athletic 3 Leeds United 0 - Saturday 19 February 2005

Paul Jewell's men completed the double over Leeds United in 2004-05 with a convincing 3-0 victory at the JJB Stadium, Alan Mahon once again provided a sensational finish against our Yorkshire opponents, this time rounding off the game with Latics' third of the afternoon.

Nathan Ellington gave the hosts the lead inside 10 minutes with a typically cool finish from Gary Teale's precise cross, before strike partner Jason Roberts doubled Latics' lead early in the second half with a slice of good fortune to deflect Lee McCulloch's initial effort beyond Neil Sullivan.

After watching Roberts thump the inside of the post with an original effort, Irishman Mahon picked up on a loose ball in the second phase of play to lash home Latics' third with 15 minutes to play.

Latics: Filan, Eaden, Breckin, McCulloch, Jackson, Baines, Bullard, Teale, Mahon, Roberts (Graham 83), Ellington (Jarrett 87),
Subs: Walsh, D.Wright, Whalley

Leeds United: Sullivan, Kelly, Gray, Carlisle, Butler, Gregan, J.Wright (Richardson 63), Derry, Lennon, Hulse, Healy
Subs: Walton, Johnson, Ricketts, Deane

Wigan Athletic 1 Leeds United 0 - Saturday 5 April 2014

After a sequence of three games without a win and off the back of consecutive draws against Bolton Wanderers and Leicester City, Latics grabbed a much-needed, albeit narrow, victory thanks to Martyn Waghorn's 33rd minute goal against Leeds United at the DW Stadium.

The striker's fourth of five in 2013-14 helped clinch one of three crucial victories towards the end of the campaign, ensuring Uwe Rosler's men remained on track for the Championship play-offs.

Latics: Al Habsi, Crainey, Boyce, Ramis, Perch, Kiernan, Gomez, McManaman (McClean 62), McArthur, Powell (Collison 55), Waghorn (Fortune 68)
Subs: Carson, Barnett, Maloney, Maynard

Leeds United: Butland, Lees, Pearce, Warnock, Wootton, Byram, Brown, Tonge, Hunt (Poleon 69), Smith, McCormack
Subs: Cairns, Zaliukas, Mowatt, Murphy, Pugh, Stewart

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