Tag Archives: Premier League

Summer Reading – The Best Football Books

Now that summer is finally upon us I thought I’d share my reviews of the best football books for reading on the beach or by the pool. Kick off the summer with one of these great reads. Black Boots and Football Pinks. … Continue reading

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Review of ‘The Club: How the Premier League Became the Richest, Most Disruptive Business in Sport’ by Jonathan Clegg and Joshua Robinson.

In ‘The Club’ two Wall Street Journal writers Jonathan Clegg and Joshua Robinson provide a telling insight into the excesses of the Premier League (PL) and how it has become a global business with little concern for local communities. This … Continue reading

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Reece James is destined for the top

Chelsea currently have forty (40) players out on loan and one of their brightest prospects is also one of the youngest, 18-year-old Reece James currently on loan at Wigan Athletic. The England U18, U19 and U20 right back has been … Continue reading

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12th Man: Another epic to remember

What a fantastic comeback at Chesterfield. Latics looked down and out at the Proact Stadium after 68 minutes when Leon Barnett put through his own goal to make it 2-0 to the Spireites. But Barnett soon redeemed himself with an … Continue reading

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Video – A history of Wigan Athletic ‘Defying the Odds’

The club produced an excellent motivational video prior to last weekend’s home victory against Brighton and Hove Albion. The video provides some of the highlights in the club’s history and shows how we have consistently defied the odds and overcome … Continue reading

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12th Man: Whelan’s contribution has been nothing less than incredible

It’s been a momentous week in the history of Wigan Athletic. The retirement of Dave Whelan, the appointment of his grandson David Sharpe as his successor, and two back-to-back wins for the first time since August have revived hopes of … Continue reading

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Great Wigan Athletic escapes

Last Saturday’s 3-1 victory at Blackpool has revived hopes that Wigan can avoid the drop to League One. Latics are in deep trouble, nine points from safety with only twelve games remaining, but over the years they have managed some great … Continue reading

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