Category Archives: Warren Joyce

12th Man – Players must respond if tactics are right

The inevitable happened this week when Warren Joyce was dismissed as Latics manager. The former Manchester United reserve manager had struggled to come to terms with the challenges of Championship football and his negative tactics had alienated the Latics fan … Continue reading

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Joyce leaves Latics after traumatic period in charge

Latics have sacked manager Warren Joyce after a torrid four and half months in charge at the DW Stadium. The former Manchester United reserve manager struggled to come to terms with the challenges of Championship football and was relieved of … Continue reading

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Wrong man for the job – Wigan Athletic 0 Bristol City 1

It was another desperately disappointing performance by Warren Joyce’s team as they lost 1-0 to Bristol City in a relegation six-pointer. As the game moved towards the final whistle only one team looked likely to win it and Aden Flint … Continue reading

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12th Man – Lack of goals could prove costly

Latics centre-back Dan Burn secured an essential three points for Latics at Birmingham on Tuesday night and the result keeps them in touch with the teams above them. It was a hard-fought if unspectacular victory which will relieve some of … Continue reading

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Joyce must take blame for latest defeat – Blackburn Rovers 1 Wigan Athletic 0

Latics slumped to a disappointing 1-0 defeat to Blackburn Rovers in a relegation six-pointer at Ewood Park. Manager Warren Joyce selected another defensive line-up with five players across midfield with just one lone striker Omar Bogle and his tactics proved … Continue reading

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12th Man – Only wins can save Latics now

It’s difficult not to feel despondent about Latics survival chances after Saturday’s dispiriting performance at home to Nottingham Forest. Manager Warren Joyce selected a team without any attack-minded wide players in a 4-4-1-1 formation and his team lacked the creativity … Continue reading

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A wasted opportunity for Latics – Wigan Athletic 0 Nottingham Forest 0

Wigan Athletic missed an opportunity to move out of the bottom three with an insipid performance against fellow strugglers Nottingham Forest at the DW Stadium. Latics’ manager Warren Joyce selected a team without any attack-minded wide players in a 4-4-1-1 … Continue reading

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