Tag Archives: Gary Caldwell

12th Man – End of season review

In the last 12th Man column of the season I was asked by the Wigan Evening Post to provide answers to four key questions: What went wrong? At the beginning of the season I was optimistic that Latics would have … Continue reading

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12th Man – 2016 a year of contrasts

We have now reached the half-way point in the 2016/17 Championship season and the success of last season’s glorious League One campaign feels like light-years away. That special day in Blackpool when Latics celebrated the League One title is in … Continue reading

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12th Man – The right man for the job?

It’s been an unsettling period at Wigan Athletic following the sacking Gary Caldwell by owner Dave Whelan and Chairman David Sharpe. The dismissal was unexpected and most of Latics’ fans felt that the hierarchy had harshly treated Caldwell. However, on … Continue reading

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Wigan win for Caldwell but where do they go from here? Cardiff City 0 Wigan Athletic 1

Jordi Gomez’s late winner was Wigan’s reward for a brave performance at Cardiff City following the surprise sacking of manager Gary Caldwell on Tuesday. Latics were under pressure for long periods of the game but survived the onslaught to secure their … Continue reading

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12th Man – A backward step

It was surprising and disappointing to see Gary Caldwell dismissed as Latics’ manager on Tuesday night after only 14 games of the season. Caldwell’s team was only three points from safety with two thirds of the season still remaining. They hadn’t … Continue reading

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12th Man – Let’s cut out the backbiting

It was great to see Latics get back to winning ways against Wolves on Tuesday night. It was a hard fought but deserved victory against a very good Wolves team who had recently beaten Newcastle and Brentford. Prior to Tuesday’s … Continue reading

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Derby day disappointment for Latics – Preston North End 1 Wigan Athletic 0

Latics suffered the disappointment of a narrow 1-0 defeat to Preston despite dominating this Lancashire derby for long periods. Jordan Hugill’s deflected Aidan McGeady’s shot past Adam Bogdan after only seven minutes gave North End the lead. But Latics had … Continue reading

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