Category Archives: Sheffield Wednesday

No sign of relief from the away-day blues – Sheffield Wednesday 1 Wigan Athletic 0

The Hillsborough Clock by Daniel Bagshaw Almost inevitably Wigan Athletic lost away at Sheffield Wednesday. Paul Cook’s team have now won only once in 27 away fixtures and it was another performance lacking in quality from the visitors at Hillsborough. … Continue reading

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Another dire away day for Latics – Sheffield Wednesday 1 Wigan Athletic 0

Latics’ abysmal away form continued with a 1-0 defeat at Sheffield Wednesday. They are now winless in their last 12 away games and they never looked likely to end the run with another poor away performance at Hillsborough. The visitors … Continue reading

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Latics fixtures released – Sheffield Wednesday first up at home

The Championship fixtures for 2018/19  have been announced and Latics will face Sheffield Wednesday at home on the opening day of the season.  This is followed up with an away game at Steve Bruce’s Aston Villa and a home game … 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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Lack of attacking ambition proves costly – Wigan Athletic 0 Sheffield Wednesday 1

Latics remain rooted in the bottom three of the Championship as they lacked a cutting edge in the home defeat to play-off contenders Sheffield Wednesday. In a dour Friday night game in front of the Sky TV cameras the Owls … Continue reading

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12th Man – Will hectic transfer window deliver results?

The January transfer window proved to be even more hectic than usual. It was always expected that the new manager Warren Joyce would want to bring in his own signings but the turnover this time has been unprecedented. Latics brought … Continue reading

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12th Man – Seeing the bigger picture

There is no doubting that Latics have had a disappointing start to the season but some of the comments from fans on the various social media forums do beggar belief. Much of the criticism of the manager’s tactics and players … Continue reading

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