Category Archives: Southend United

12th Man – Managing the bounce back

It is hard to comprehend what has happened to Latics in the last two games. The team, which was in such fine form and was unbeaten in 17 games, is now struggling to perform against average opponents. The normally watertight … Continue reading

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Unbeaten run comes to an end – Southend United 3 Wigan Athletic 1

Wigan Athletic’s 16-game unbeaten run came to an end at Southend United but fortunately they retained top spot in the table after rivals Shrewsbury and Blackburn failed to take advantage. Latics had an off-day at Roots Hall and the Shrimpers … Continue reading

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12th Man – Three into Two

It is now looking increasingly likely that the top two automatic promotion places will be decided between Latics, Shrewsbury Town and Blackburn Rovers. Fourth placed Scunthorpe United are five points behind Rovers and fifth and six placed Rotherham United and … Continue reading

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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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