Tag Archives: Wigan Athletic

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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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 – Four for the manager shortlist

With Latics’ relegation to League One finally confirmed, the search for a new manager will now gather pace with an appointment expected by the end of the month or beginning of June. However, Latics’ track record in recruiting managers is … Continue reading

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Latics relegation confirmed – Reading 1 Wigan Athletic 0

Wigan Athletic’s relegation to the third tier of English football was confirmed when they lost 1-0 to play-off qualifiers Reading at the Madejski Stadium. Yann Kermorgant put the Royals ahead after only five minutes when he headed home Garath McCleary’s … 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 are still hanging on – Wigan Athletic 0 Cardiff City 0

Latics are on the verge of the third tier of English football after a dour 0-0 draw against Cardiff City. Birmingham City were defeated 1-0 by Aston Villa on Sunday, but Latics must win their last two games and Birmingham … Continue reading

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12th Man – Do or die

Graham Barrow’s cunning plan to upset Brighton’s promotion party might have come off on Easter Monday if it was not for some woeful defending. Barrow had hoped his team would keep the scores level until he could introduce the prolific … Continue reading

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