Category Archives: Newcastle United

Battling display isn’t quite enough for Latics – Newcastle United 2 Wigan Athletic 1

Latics produced a battling performance against Championship table-toppers Newcastle United at St James’ Park but still slipped to another damaging defeat. They matched their expensively assembled opponents for most of the game and with a little more luck could have … 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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12th Man – The challenge ahead

Latics poor run of form continued on Wednesday night when they were outplayed by top of the table Newcastle United. They had worked extremely hard to get a result, particularly in the second half, but there was always a feeling … Continue reading

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Latics undone by table-topping Toon – Wigan Athletic 0 Newcastle United 2

High-flying Newcastle scored a goal in each half through Mo Diame and Christian Atsu to condemn Wigan to another home defeat. The Toon dominated the opening half and should have added to Diame’s opener as Latics failed to get a … Continue reading

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12th Man – Let’s cut out the backbiting

It was great to see Latics get back to winning ways against Wolves on Tuesday night. It was a hard fought but deserved victory against a very good Wolves team who had recently beaten Newcastle and Brentford. Prior to Tuesday’s … Continue reading

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Book review: Making the impossible possible – How Steeple Sinderby Wanderers Won the FA Cup

The re-published ‘How Steeple Sinderby Wanderers Won the FA Cup’ by J.L.Carr is a classic football tale from a bygone age but it still has a resonance for football fans today. It is a story about a small village team … Continue reading

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More teams drop into the relegation mixer – what are the prospects for survival?

After last weekend’s round of Premier League fixtures more teams have been dragged into the relegation dogfight. Newcastle, Sunderland and West Ham now have a fight on their hands if they are to retain their top flight status. Until recently these … Continue reading

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