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End of an era for the Whelan family – Wigan Athletic 1 Leeds United 2

It was a slightly disappointing finale for the Whelan family after 23 years in charge of Wigan Athletic as they were defeated 2-1 by Leeds United on Sunday. Latics had been undefeated at home since February last year but with … Continue reading

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Whelan’s farewell – the times they are a changin’

The takeover of Wigan Athletic by the International Entertainment Corporation (IEC) should be completed tomorrow at the Extraordinary General Meeting (Friday 2nd November). The change in ownership from Dave Whelan to IEC means the end of an era for the … Continue reading

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Book review: Moving the Goalposts – A Yorkshire Tragedy by Anthony Clavane

Anthony Clavane’s remarkable insight into the demise of Yorkshire’s sporting institutions in the context of a post-industrial world is now available in paperback. Clavane believes that ‘sport has gone wrong’ in the sense that it has been increasingly infected by … Continue reading

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Season of disappointment ends with creditable draw – Wigan Athletic 1 Leeds United 1

Wigan Athletic finished the season with a creditable 1-1 draw against Leeds United at the DW Stadium on Sunday. Ryan Tunnicliffe produced a composed finish rounding Leeds keeper Rob Green to make it 1-0 to Latics after six minutes. Fulham … Continue reading

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12th Man – The greatest of great escapes?

Latics look like making a quick return to the third tier of English football yet there is still a slim chance that they could survive. They will need to win both their games against play-off contenders Reading and Leeds United … Continue reading

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Latics late show is well earned – Leeds United 1 Wigan Athletic 1

Shaun MacDonald volleyed a 91st minute equaliser to deservedly give Wigan a share of the points against Leeds United at Elland Road. Chris Wood had given United the lead in the first half with a neat finish but Latics dominated the … Continue reading

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Wigan’s home form continues to frustrate – Wigan Athletic 0 Leeds United 1

Wigan’s disastrous run of home form continued when they went down 1-0 to Leeds United on Saturday. Latics dominated possession and created numerous chances but once again they were unable to capitalise on their dominance. Alex Mowatt’s quality finish just after … Continue reading

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