Category Archives: Blackburn Rovers

12th Man – The race to the top

The battle between the League One title favourites ended all square on Sunday at Ewood Park but with Latics coming out of the game with a significant psychological advantage. They were 2-0 down at half-time and some Rovers’ fans were … Continue reading

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Superb fightback puts Latics in driving seat for the title – Blackburn Rovers 2 Wigan Athletic 2

Latics produced a superb second-half performance to comeback from 2-0 down to draw 2-2 in the top of the table clash with Blackburn Rovers at Ewood Park. Adam Armstrong produced a clinical finish from the edge of the area to … Continue reading

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12th Man – Fixture frustration but it’s an exciting time to be a Latics fan

It was frustrating to see Latics game at Bristol Rovers called off on Tuesday night due to a frozen pitch as the backlog of fixtures is starting to mount up. Latics are now six points behind leaders Blackburn Rovers and … Continue reading

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12th Man – Three into Two

It is now looking increasingly likely that the top two automatic promotion places will be decided between Latics, Shrewsbury Town and Blackburn Rovers. Fourth placed Scunthorpe United are five points behind Rovers and fifth and six placed Rotherham United and … Continue reading

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Latics’ unbeaten run continues in Lancashire Hotpot derby – Wigan Athletic 0 Blackburn Rovers 0

It finished all square in this hard-fought Lancashire hotpot derby as both Latics and Rovers struggled to come to terms with the blustery conditions and poor refereeing decisions at the DW Stadium. Latics might have taken the lead in the … Continue reading

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12th Man – You Are My Sunshine When Skies Are Grey

Last Saturday in some of the worst conditions I have experienced at a football match, Latics still managed to stay composed, play controlled football and produce a memorable victory at Bloomfield Road. In the extremely wet and windy conditions Chey … Continue reading

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12th Man – The greatest of great escapes?

Latics look like making a quick return to the third tier of English football yet there is still a slim chance that they could survive. They will need to win both their games against play-off contenders Reading and Leeds United … Continue reading

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