Category Archives: Blackpool

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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Wet and wild but Wigan do wonders – Blackpool 1 Wigan Athletic 3

Chey Dunkley scored an unusual ‘hat-trick’ and David Perkins grabbed his first ever goal for the club as Latics defeated Blackpool at a very wet and windswept Bloomfield Road. Dunkley gifted the Seasiders the lead after only eight minutes when … Continue reading

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Book review: Tangerines and Pies – The story of the 2015/16 football season for Blackpool and Wigan

This quietly published book chronicles Wigan Athletic’s successful League One title winning campaign and contrasts it with the travails of local rivals Blackpool during the 2015/16 season. Both clubs have enjoyed the limelight of the Premier League but during 2015 … Continue reading

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Latics are the Champions – Blackpool 0 Wigan Athletic 4

Wigan Athletic secured promotion and effectively the League One title with an emphatic 4-0 victory at crisis club Blackpool. Latics are three points ahead of second placed Burton Albion with a massively superior goal difference with only one game to … Continue reading

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12th Man – Five star Latics

What a sensational season it’s been at Wigan Athletic. Many fans worried about the prospect of a young chairman and an untried manager running the club but David Sharpe has steadied the ship and Gary Caldwell has risen to the … Continue reading

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Simply not good enough – Wigan Athletic 0 Blackpool 1

Another abject home performance by Wigan Athletic allowed crisis club Blackpool to take all three points at the DW Stadium on Saturday. An unchallenged Tom Aldred headed home from a corner in the 36th minute to give Blackpool an unlikely … Continue reading

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12th Man: Are Wigan Wembley bound?

Latics progressed into the Northern semi-final of the Johnstone’s Paint Trophy with an emphatic 4-0 victory over Blackpool on Tuesday night. They are now only three games from another Wembley final and must be conscious that winning the Football League … Continue reading

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