Tag Archives: Newcastle

More teams drop into the relegation mixer – what are the prospects for survival?

After last weekend’s round of Premier League fixtures more teams have been dragged into the relegation dogfight. Newcastle, Sunderland and West Ham now have a fight on their hands if they are to retain their top flight status. Until recently these … Continue reading

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Wigan ride their luck to secure a vital three points – Wigan Athletic 2 Newcastle United 1

Latics secured a crucial victory in their quest for Premier League survival with a 90th minute goal by Arouna Kone. Jean Beausejour had given them the lead in the first half but Newcastle equalised in the second half through Davide … Continue reading

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Latics out of luck at St James’ Park – Newcastle United 3 Wigan Athletic 0

Outside of the top few teams most of the clubs in the Premier League are well matched and this game between the clubs in 14th and 15th positions threatened to be a closely fought affair. However, an early game changing … Continue reading

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What are the fans thinking? Wigan Athletic season preview 2012/13

Zoo magazine recently asked me to answer some questions about Wigan for their team by team pre-season guide and my responses have now been published in this week’s magazine. Given that these responses are just from one fan’s perspective I thought … Continue reading

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Wigan take a massive step towards safety – Wigan Athletic 4 Newcastle United 0

Both Wigan and Newcastle went into this game in a rich vein of form. The home team had beaten Liverpool, Manchester United and Arsenal in recent weeks and the Champions League chasing Magpies had won six on the bounce. It … Continue reading

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Time for the fans to get a sense of perspective

Some of the recent vitriolic comments about Wigan Athletic manager Roberto Martinez and chairman Dave Whelan really do beggar belief. The abuse and personal insults aimed at the manager and chairman now verge on the ridiculous. The Internet Warriors (nothing … Continue reading

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Trying to predict the future – winners and losers for 2011/12

The new Premier League season is nearly upon us and it is time for every fan, pundit and casual observer to offer up their predictions for the winners and losers in the 2011/12 season. As a Latics fan, it is … Continue reading

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