Category Archives: Graham Barrow

12th Man – End of season review

In the last 12th Man column of the season I was asked by the Wigan Evening Post to provide answers to four key questions: What went wrong? At the beginning of the season I was optimistic that Latics would have … Continue reading

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Season of disappointment ends with creditable draw – Wigan Athletic 1 Leeds United 1

Wigan Athletic finished the season with a creditable 1-1 draw against Leeds United at the DW Stadium on Sunday. Ryan Tunnicliffe produced a composed finish rounding Leeds keeper Rob Green to make it 1-0 to Latics after six minutes. Fulham … Continue reading

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Latics are still hanging on – Wigan Athletic 0 Cardiff City 0

Latics are on the verge of the third tier of English football after a dour 0-0 draw against Cardiff City. Birmingham City were defeated 1-0 by Aston Villa on Sunday, but Latics must win their last two games and Birmingham … Continue reading

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12th Man – Do or die

Graham Barrow’s cunning plan to upset Brighton’s promotion party might have come off on Easter Monday if it was not for some woeful defending. Barrow had hoped his team would keep the scores level until he could introduce the prolific … Continue reading

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12th Man – Engineers of their own downfall

Latics reached a low point on Tuesday night when they pressed the self-destruct button in an abject 3-0 defeat at Ipswich Town. In a must win game they committed football suicide by gifting all three goals to the opposition. Mistakes … Continue reading

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12th Man – Playing without fear

Latics go into the difficult fixture at Newcastle United still hoping to pull off the greatest of great escapes. They are seven points from safety with only eight games to play and most pundits have written off their chances of … Continue reading

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Latics rue missed chances and slip further into trouble – Wigan Athletic 0 Aston Villa 2

Wigan Athletic produced a much-improved performance under interim manager Graham Barrow following the departure of Warren Joyce. Latics showed great commitment and had plenty of chances to win the game but were frustrated by Aston Villa keeper Sam Johnstone and … Continue reading

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