Monthly Archives: January 2015

12th Man: Fire sale chaos or master plan for survival?

It’s been another dispiriting week to be a Wigan Athletic fan, yet another home defeat and the exodus of our FA Cup winning stars. Just when you think things can’t get worse, we get another kick in the teeth as … Continue reading

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More doom and gloom – Wigan Athletic 0 Huddersfield Town 1

Latics slipped nearer to League 1 with another disappointing performance at home to Huddersfield Town. Despite having more shots and possession Wigan failed to create any clear-cut chances throughout. But with the match heading towards a stalemate a freak goal … Continue reading

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12th Man: Is there light at the end of the tunnel?

It’s been a nightmare season so far but there is some evidence to suggest that the dark days may be coming to an end. Saturday’s improved second half performance against Blackburn Rovers has given me renewed hope that Latics can … Continue reading

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Derby day deadlock – Wigan Athletic 1 Blackburn Rovers 1

Both teams will have reason to feel frustrated after this Lancashire derby ended 1-1 at the DW Stadium on Saturday. Rovers went ahead when Tom Cairney set up Corry Evans and his smart finish beat Scott Carson from the edge … Continue reading

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12th Man: Malky has got to find some green shoots of recovery

I’m trying to remain optimistic, but it’s proving to be a very difficult task. Wigan’s current form is abysmal and it isn’t showing any signs of abating. Just how long can Wigan’s malaise continue? The introduction of a new manager … Continue reading

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Downward trend continues – Birmingham City 3 Wigan Athletic 1

Wigan slipped deeper into the relegation mire after a dispiriting 3-1 defeat to Birmingham City at St Andrews. An abysmal first 30 minutes gifted City a two goal lead through Clayton Donaldson, but it could have been so many more as … Continue reading

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12th Man: Where do we go from here?

Yet another defeat last Saturday this time to local rivals Bolton in the FA Cup and Wigan’s terrible run of form continues. Malky Mackay has been unable to improve results and has now lost six of his eight games since … Continue reading

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