Category Archives: Bradford City

12th Man – Enjoy the rollercoaster ride!

It’s been another gripping week in the life of Wigan Athletic as they go in search of what would be an unprecedented League One and FA Cup double. Latics looked likely to be on the end of a surprise defeat … Continue reading

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Fantastic finale as Latics move on up – Bradford City 0 Wigan Athletic 1

Michael Jacobs’ crucial 91st minute winner sent Latics’ fans into raptures at Valley Parade as they moved up to second place in the League One table. On a terrible pitch and in blustery conditions both teams opted for the route … Continue reading

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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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Book review: Moving the Goalposts – A Yorkshire Tragedy by Anthony Clavane

Anthony Clavane’s remarkable insight into the demise of Yorkshire’s sporting institutions in the context of a post-industrial world is now available in paperback. Clavane believes that ‘sport has gone wrong’ in the sense that it has been increasingly infected by … Continue reading

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12th Man – Cook’s men answer the critics

Paul Cook and his players answered the critics with a comfortable 3-0 win against Doncaster Rovers on Tuesday night. It was pleasing to get back to winning ways as the moaners and groaners had been out in force since Saturday’s … Continue reading

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Latics’ unbeaten home record comes to an end – Wigan Athletic 1 Bradford City 2

Latics unbeaten home league record came to an end as Bradford City secured a surprise victory at the DW Stadium. With the match appearing to be heading for a draw the Bantams stunned Latics in the 92nd minute through substitute … Continue reading

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12th Man – Cook’s progress to the top

Latics’ manager Paul Cook is deservedly getting plenty of media attention after a superb start to his career at the DW Stadium. The popular Scouser has steered Latics to second in the table and they are gradually closing the gap … Continue reading

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