Category Archives: Middlesbrough

Deflected goal dents Latics survival hopes – Middlesbrough 1 Wigan Athletic 0

Patrick Bamford’s deflected 20th minute goal was the difference between promotion chasing Middlesbrough and relegation threatened Wigan at the Riverside Stadium on Good Friday. In an evenly fought encounter both teams had chances to win it, but it was Boro … Continue reading

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12th Man: High stakes at the Riverside

Third bottom Wigan kick off a sequence of seven critical games in 30 days today at third top Middlesbrough. Latics away form has been very good with four wins in the last four on the road at Reading, Blackpool, Norwich … Continue reading

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12th Man: Seven to save our season

This weekend’s international break gives Wigan time to take stock and prepare for the big challenge ahead. After the internationals Latics will have seven critical games in the space of only 30 days in which to avoid relegation. Four of … Continue reading

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12th Man: Malky can weather media storm

Malky Mackay’s appointment and Dave Whelan’s subsequent controversial comments have resulted in an unprecedented amount of negative media coverage for the club, but on the pitch there are grounds for optimism. The media storm created must have been a massive … Continue reading

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Latics held at the Riverside – Middlesbrough 0 Wigan Athletic 0

Wigan’s push for a play-off place received a setback when they were held to a goalless draw at Middlesbrough tonight. In a scrappy game with few clear-cut chances for either team, the Latics failed to recreate the form that had … Continue reading

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Wigan struggling to adjust to life in the Championship – Wigan Athletic 2 Middlesbrough 2

A late equaliser by substitute Jordi Gomez saved a point for Wigan after they had been outplayed by Middlesbrough for long periods. Latics had taken the lead through a Grant Holt penalty, after Marc-Antoine Fortune was brought down. Boro defender … Continue reading

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