Category Archives: Burton Albion

Dream debut helps Latics close the gap – Burton Albion 0 Wigan Athletic 2

Defender Callum Connolly scored two headed goals on his debut to give Wigan Athletic an important victory in their quest for Championship survival. The 19-year-old Everton loanee had only signed for Latics prior to kick off and had a dream … Continue reading

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12th Man – It is getting serious now

Latics reaped the reward of a first home victory in seven games against Nottingham Forest with a high profile fourth round draw at FA Cup holders Manchester United. Former United reserve team manager Warren Joyce will be relishing the prospect … Continue reading

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12th Man – Time for action

It’s a dispiriting time to be a Wigan Athletic fan, with the situation both on and off the pitch looking bleak. Last season the club appeared to be on a stable path with a young forward thinking manager with clear … Continue reading

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Latics and Brewers in stalemate – Wigan Athletic 0 Burton Albion 0

Dan Burn gave a Man of the Match performance as Wigan were held 0-0 at home by Burton. The 6ft 7in central defender made two goal-line clearances and numerous important headers and interceptions to frustrate the Brewers. Burton edged the first … Continue reading

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12th Man – Good news from the Football League ladder

Football has been under a cloud in recent weeks with all the revelations about corrupt practices, bungs and backhanders. The lacklustre performances by the England team hasn’t helped matters either, but amidst all the doom and gloom there have been … Continue reading

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12th Man – Edging towards the title

It wasn’t the most convincing performance against Burton on Tuesday night but a resolute Latics still moved a point closer to the League One title. They maintained a three-point gap over second placed Burton and a six-point gap over third … Continue reading

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Top of the table battle ends in deadlock – Burton Albion 1 Wigan Athletic 1

League One leaders Wigan were held to a 1-1 draw by Burton in a hard fought encounter at the Pirelli Stadium. Latics remain in pole position for the title and are three points clear of second placed Burton with three … Continue reading

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