Category Archives: Southend United

Title favourites looking good for promotion – Wigan Athletic 3 Southend United 0

Latics moved to the top of League One with comfortable 3-0 victory against mid-table Southend United at the DW Stadium. They went ahead after only eight minutes when Michael Jacobs deflected shot evaded the Shrimpers keeper Mark Oxley. It was … Continue reading

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Wigan are Championship bound – Wigan Athletic 4 Southend United 1

Wigan Athletic virtually secured promotion to the Championship with an emphatic 4-1 victory over Southend United. Latics are now nine points ahead of Walsall who are the only side that can catch them with three games to play. They have a … 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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12th Man: We need to be back to our best

In last week’s column I said that our next three matches would give us a good indication of Latics’ promotion credentials. The trio of games commenced with mid table Shrewsbury Town at the DW Stadium. For most of the game … Continue reading

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