Category Archives: Middlesbrough

Injury-hit Latics thumped by Boro – Middlesbrough 4 Wigan Athletic 1

Latics were without three centre-halves, Jason Kerr, Jack Whatmough and Rarmani Edwards-Green. Kolo Toure made four changes from the team which had narrowly lost to Sheffield United with Ryan Nyambe, Jordan Cousins, Thelo Aasgaard and debutant Charlie Hughes starting. The … Continue reading

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Latics horror show – Wigan Athletic 1 Middlesbrough 4

Leam Richardson made three changes from the starting XI which lost at Sunderland with Joe Bennett, Thelo Aasgaard and Jordan Cousins replacing Tom Naylor, Jason Kerr and Nathan Broadhead. Latics started slowly but their first opportunity came in the 13th … Continue reading

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Topsy turvy ‘tics – Wigan Athletic 2 Middlesbrough 2

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Cook’s route one into trouble – Middlesbrough 1 Wigan Athletic 0

It was another frustrating away defeat for Wigan Athletic when they went down 1-0 to Middlesbrough at the Riverside. Latics started the brighter of the two teams and created several good chances before they succumbed to Boro’s first real attack … Continue reading

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Cook’s tactics secure point but will it prove to be enough in the long run? Wigan Athletic 0 Middlesbrough 0

Was this a point gained or an opportunity lost for Wigan Athletic? Latics set up to frustrate promotion chasing Middlesbrough at the DW Stadium and secured one point in their fight for Championship survival. The hosts rode their luck with … Continue reading

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Defensive errors proving costly – Middlesbrough 2 Wigan Athletic 0

Injury-hit Wigan Athletic suffered a seventh straight away defeat when they were beaten 2-0 by high-flying Middlesbrough at the Riverside. Latics had matched their opponents for most of the first-half but a couple of defensive errors put Boro in the … Continue reading

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Book review: Moving the Goalposts – A Yorkshire Tragedy by Anthony Clavane

Anthony Clavane’s remarkable insight into the demise of Yorkshire’s sporting institutions in the context of a post-industrial world is now available in paperback. Clavane believes that ‘sport has gone wrong’ in the sense that it has been increasingly infected by … Continue reading

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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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