Tag Archives: Sheffield United

Sharp as a knife through butter – Sheffield United 4 Wigan Athletic 2

Wigan Athletic’s poor away form continued with a sixth consecutive away defeat at Bramall Lane against new Championship leaders Sheffield United. Latics had the better of the opening exchanges but went behind to a calamitous own goal from Chey Dunkley, … Continue reading

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Cook and Wilder returning to their roots and making a big impact in the Championship

Two successful managers who have returned to their first league clubs come face-to-face on Saturday as third placed Sheffield United take on 12th placed Wigan Athletic at Bramall Lane. The 51-year-olds Chris Wilder and Paul Cook have both recently guided … 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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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 on the rise – Sheffield United 0 Wigan Athletic 2

Wigan Athletic showed their promotion credentials with an emphatic 2-0 victory over play-off hopefuls Sheffield United at Bramall Lane. Will Grigg gave Latics the lead on 52 minutes from the penalty spot after Yanic Wildschut was brought down in the … Continue reading

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12th Man – Getting one over Steady Nigel

Expectations are high after Latics produced a convincing 3-0 victory against Port Vale last Saturday. They are upping the pressure on the teams above them and will be seeking to maintain their promotion form this week at Sheffield United. Former … Continue reading

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Latics blow advantage in six goal thriller – Wigan Ath 3 Sheffield Utd 3

Wigan Athletic allowed Sheffield United to comeback from three goals down to secure an unlikely 3-3 draw at the DW Stadium last night. Goals by Will Grigg, Haris Vuckic and Chris McCann had given Latics what looked to be an … Continue reading

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