Monthly Archives: November 2022

Latics’ Bittersweet Symphony – Wigan Athletic 2 Blackpool 1

There was a strange atmosphere at the DW Stadium as Latics welcomed Blackpool without Richardson as manager. Acting assistants Rob Kelly and James Beattie made two changes to the starting XI from the defeat at Coventry City with Tom Naylor … Continue reading

Posted in Blackpool, Curtis Tilt, Gary Madine, James Beattie, James McClean, Leam Richardson, Marvin Ekpiteta, Rob Kelly, Wigan Athletic | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Latics slip deeper into trouble – Coventry City 2 Wigan Athletic 0

Leam Richardson made three changes to the starting XI from the draw at Swansea with Ramari Edmonds-Green making his debut, Callum Lang and Jordan Cousins replacing Jason Kerr, Tom Naylor and Nathan Broadhead. In a lively opening period the Sky … Continue reading

Posted in Championship, Coventry City, Gustavo Hamer, Leam Richardson, Mr Al-Jasmi, Talal Al Hammad, Victor Gyokeres, Wigan Athletic | Tagged , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Latics make battling point at Swansea – Swansea City 2 Wigan Athletic 2

Swansea started brightly and Armstrong Oko-Flex had an opportunity in the fourth minute but he dragged his shot wide. Latics soon got into their stride and after Steven Benda had pushed Nathan Broadhead’s drive around the post from the resulting … Continue reading

Posted in Championship, Joel Piroe, Leam Richardson, Ryan Manning, Swansea City, Tom Naylor, Wigan Athletic, Will Keane | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Toothless ‘Tics – Wigan Athletic 0 Stoke City 1

Leam Richardson made one change from Saturday’s defeat against Watford, with Tom Naylor replacing the suspended Graeme Shinnie. The first opportunity of the game fell to the visitors but Tymon’s long range effort was wide of Jamie Jones’ goal. Latics … Continue reading

Posted in Championship, Josh Tymon, Leam Richardson, Stoke City, Wigan Athletic | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Review: The Silence of the Stands – Finding Joy in Football’s Lost Season by Daniel Gray

Daniel Gray already has a collection of critically acclaimed football books, but this is another gem worthy of your attention. ‘The Silence of the Stands’ is partly football during lockdown, part travelogue, part social and economic history of Northern England … Continue reading

Posted in Daniel Gray, Football Book Reviews, Football's Lost Season, Late Tackle magazine, Wigan Athletic | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment