Category Archives: Leon Barnett

12th Man – Not a time to panic

It was hugely disappointing to be pegged back from 3-0 up against Sheffield United on Tuesday night, but hopefully Gary Caldwell will have learned some important lessons about his players. A number of factors contributed to Latics’ collapse against the … Continue reading

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Stalemate at the seaside – Southend United 0 Wigan Athletic 0

Southend and Wigan had a hard fought goalless draw in blustery conditions at Roots Hall. Ryan Leonard went closest for Southend when he hit the crossbar in the sixth minute but Latics centre back Leon Barnett went close on three … Continue reading

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Roller coaster ends in disappointment – Port Vale 3 Wigan Athletic 2

Latics almost repeated the heroics of last week as they came back from 2-0 down to draw level, but they were ultimately disappointed as Port Vale grabbed the winner in stoppage time. Vale went ahead through Anthony Grant on 33 … Continue reading

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12th Man: Another epic to remember

What a fantastic comeback at Chesterfield. Latics looked down and out at the Proact Stadium after 68 minutes when Leon Barnett put through his own goal to make it 2-0 to the Spireites. But Barnett soon redeemed himself with an … Continue reading

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High drama secures Latics first away win – Chesterfield 2 Wigan Athletic 3

Latics Wigan recorded their first away win of the season with a dramatic comeback from two goals down to win 3-2 at Chesterfield. With nine minutes of normal time remaining Latics looked to be down and out, but Leon Barnett’s … Continue reading

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Latics extend unbeaten run at Portman Road – Ipswich Town 1 Wigan Athletic 3

Wigan moved confidently into a play-off slot with an excellent 3-1 victory at promotion rivals Ipswich Town. Two goals by Republic of Ireland winger James McClean and one by former Norwich defender Leon Barnett gave Latics the points despite going … Continue reading

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Wigan’s Europa hopes hit by late sucker punch – Wigan Athletic 1 SV Zulte Waregem 2

Wigan’s hopes of qualifying for the last 32 of the Europa League were dealt a severe blow when they went down 2-1 at home to SV Zulte Waregem. A late Junior Malanda strike sealing the three points for the Belgians … Continue reading

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Latics tame Terriers – Wigan Athletic 2 Huddersfield Town 1

Wigan maintained their unbeaten home record with an important victory over Huddersfield Town. Goals from Leon Barnett and Nick Powell enabled the Latics to move up to 10th in the Championship table, with a game in hand on most of their … Continue reading

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Latics fight back to salvage a point – Wigan Athletic 2 Doncaster Rovers 2

A dramatic 90th minute equaliser by Leon Barnett secured a share of the spoils for Wigan after they had trailed 2-0 to Doncaster at half time. Somewhat against the run of play the Yorkshiremen had stunned the home crowd with … Continue reading

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Latics start season with emphatic win – Barnsley 0 Wigan Athletic 4

Wigan Athletic kicked off their Championship campaign with a 4-0 demolition of Barnsley at Oakwell. Owen Coyle’s team were dominant throughout and showed both commitment and quality against an initially combative Yorkshire outfit. Ben Watson opened the scoring with a … Continue reading

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