Category Archives: EFL

Summer Reading – The Best Football Books

Now that summer is finally upon us I thought I’d share my reviews of the best football books for reading on the beach or by the pool. Kick off the summer with one of these great reads. Black Boots and Football Pinks. … Continue reading

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12th Man – Checkatrade Trophy fiasco

Latics went out of the Checkatrade Trophy on Tuesday night after they fielded their Academy team against League Two Accrington Stanley. Manager Paul Cook demonstrated his priorities by not risking first team players in a competition, which has been devalued … Continue reading

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Football League Trophy – a good competition ruined

I have enjoyed some great days supporting Wigan Athletic and a couple of the most enjoyable were seeing my team twice win the Football League Trophy. First in 1985 I was at Wembley to see Latics win the Freight Rover … Continue reading

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