Tag Archives: Blackpool

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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Lacklustre Latics lose top spot – Wigan Athletic 0 Blackpool 2

Wigan Athletic lost top spot in the League One table after their worst performance of the season against strugglers Blackpool at the DW Stadium. The league leaders lost their second successive game against a team who had only won two … Continue reading

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12th Man – You Are My Sunshine When Skies Are Grey

Last Saturday in some of the worst conditions I have experienced at a football match, Latics still managed to stay composed, play controlled football and produce a memorable victory at Bloomfield Road. In the extremely wet and windy conditions Chey … Continue reading

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Wet and wild but Wigan do wonders – Blackpool 1 Wigan Athletic 3

Chey Dunkley scored an unusual ‘hat-trick’ and David Perkins grabbed his first ever goal for the club as Latics defeated Blackpool at a very wet and windswept Bloomfield Road. Dunkley gifted the Seasiders the lead after only eight minutes when … Continue reading

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Book review: Tangerines and Pies – The story of the 2015/16 football season for Blackpool and Wigan

This quietly published book chronicles Wigan Athletic’s successful League One title winning campaign and contrasts it with the travails of local rivals Blackpool during the 2015/16 season. Both clubs have enjoyed the limelight of the Premier League but during 2015 … Continue reading

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Latics are the Champions – Blackpool 0 Wigan Athletic 4

Wigan Athletic secured promotion and effectively the League One title with an emphatic 4-0 victory at crisis club Blackpool. Latics are three points ahead of second placed Burton Albion with a massively superior goal difference with only one game to … Continue reading

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12th Man – Five star Latics

What a sensational season it’s been at Wigan Athletic. Many fans worried about the prospect of a young chairman and an untried manager running the club but David Sharpe has steadied the ship and Gary Caldwell has risen to the … Continue reading

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