Category Archives: League One

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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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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Will Grigg’s On Fire Competition

THIS COMPETION HAS NOW CLOSED. Congratulations to the winner Joe Dixon. ——————————————————————————- There’s just no stopping Will Grigg! To celebrate Will’s 28 goals in 43 appearances Let’s Hang On and Art of Football have come together to offer all our … Continue reading

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12th Man – Five for next season

Gary Caldwell has some difficult decisions to make over the next few days as he puts together his retained list for next season. He will want to show loyalty to the players that won the League One title but he … Continue reading

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Wigan are crowned Champions despite defeat – Wigan Athletic 1 Barnsley 4

It was a surreal afternoon at the DW Stadium as Wigan Athletic celebrated the League One title by losing 4-1 to play-off chasing Barnsley. Latics were assured of the trophy prior to kick off and looked to be dominant on … Continue reading

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12th Man – A season to remember

The Latics promotion party has continued all week and there will be more celebrating on Sunday when they are presented with the League One trophy. David Sharpe, Dave Whelan, Jonathan Jackson, Gary Caldwell, the coaching staff and players should all … 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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