Category Archives: Barnsley

Cook has lost the recipe for success – Wigan Athletic 0 Barnsley 0

Paul Cook Paul Cook’s job is surely on the line after another dispiriting performance in the 0-0 draw with fellow strugglers Barnsley at the DW Stadium. Latics have not won in five games and the manager’s tactics mean that they … Continue reading

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Powell super show keeps Latics’ survival hopes alive – Wigan Athletic 3 Barnsley 2

Supersub Nick Powell scored an 11 minute hat-trick to stun Barnsley and keep Latics’ season alive. Barnsley had gone into a two goal lead through Adam Armstrong and Ryan Kent, but when Powell entered the fray on 66 minutes he … Continue reading

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Latics hold misfiring Tykes – Barnsley 0 Wigan Athletic 0

Wigan Athletic secured their first point under new manager Warren Joyce with a backs to the wall defensive display against a Barnsley team who are struggling to find the net. It was an improved defensive performance by Latics after the … Continue reading

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12th Man – Mischief-makers target Latics

The mischief-makers have been out in force during the international break creating speculation and unrest around Latics new manager Warren Joyce and the Euxton training camp. Tales of training ground bust-ups and changes to the coaching staff cannot have helped … Continue reading

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Wigan are crowned Champions despite defeat – Wigan Athletic 1 Barnsley 4

It was a surreal afternoon at the DW Stadium as Wigan Athletic celebrated the League One title by losing 4-1 to play-off chasing Barnsley. Latics were assured of the trophy prior to kick off and looked to be dominant on … Continue reading

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Promotion bandwagon is back on course – Barnsley 0 Wigan Athletic 2

Latics ended their poor run of form with an important 2-0 victory at struggling Barnsley. Andy Kellett’s first goal for the club and a late opportunist finish by substitute Yanic Wildschut ensured the three points went back to Lancashire. The … Continue reading

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12th Man – Have the wheels fallen off our promotion bandwagon?

Latics have gone from heroes to zeros in the space of only a few weeks. And the fans are wondering if the wheels have come off Wigan’s promotion bus. Latics travel to Oakwell on Saturday to face a resurgent Barnsley … Continue reading

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Wembley dream blown away – Wigan Athletic 2 Barnsley 2 (Barnsley win 4-2 on penalties)

Wigan Athletic’s hopes of winning the Johnstone’s Paint Trophy were blown away by League One strugglers Barnsley in the Northern Area semi -final. Latics have only themselves to blame after a below par performance against a Barnsley team who showed … Continue reading

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12th Man – An opportunity not to be missed

Latics face Barnsley in the Johnstone’s Paint Trophy Northern semi-final on Saturday and it is important that they grasp the opportunity to progress towards another Wembley final. They have appeared at the National Stadium on four occasions since April 2013 and … Continue reading

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Latics 2015/16 fixtures announced – Coventry City first up

Wigan Athletic travel to Coventry City in the opening fixture of their 2015/16 League One campaign. This is followed up by home fixtures against Doncaster Rovers on Saturday 15th August and Scunthorpe United on Tuesday 18th August, before the long away … Continue reading

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