Sunday Mirror

Rallying Richardson


LEAM RICHARDSON insists the “challenge” of staying in League One has not changed after victory at Doncaster. Wigan boosted their survival hopes thanks to a blistering opening 33 minutes.

Joe Dodoo opened the scoring after three minutes and Thelo Aasgaard doubled the advantage on the quarterhou­r mark. The Latics were 3-0 ahead through Viv Solomon-Otabor before

Taylor Richards pulled one back for Doncaster in first-half stoppage time.

Will Keane wrapped up victory for Wigan, who sit one point adrift of safety. Richardson said: “Even though we have won today, the challenge has not changed at all.

“We’ve got six games left and have to get more points than most clubs around us in our mini league.”

Doncaster caretaker boss Andy Butler said: “From the very first minute it was embarrassi­ng.”

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