Category Archives: Steve Bruce

Villa thriller, with a killer blow for Latics – Aston Villa 3 Wigan Athletic 2

Match report by Jamie Aspinall. Paul Cook was true to his word when he said last week “If we do get beat then I’d rather it [happen] by being aggressive and trying to win the game”. Latics certainly went all … Continue reading

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12th Man – The Bruce effect

Latics will come up against former manager Steve Bruce when they visit Aston Villa on Saturday. The well-travelled Geordie has transformed Villa since taking over at the beginning of October, having lost only once in eight games they are now … Continue reading

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The wheel of fortune turns in Wigan’s favour – Sunderland 1 Wigan Athletic 2

Last week Wigan Athletic were thwarted by some terrible luck, poor refereeing and a 99th minute equaliser, this week the wheel of fortune turned in Wigan’s favour as they overcame Sunderland at the Stadium of Light. Wigan’s 2-1 victory heaped … Continue reading

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Pressure on Bruce – Sunderland V Wigan preview

The pressure is mounting on Sunderland manager Steve Bruce as his team are about to face his former club Wigan at the Stadium of Light. Sunderland have lost eight of their last nine games and sit just above the relegation … Continue reading

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