12th Man: The Gamble backfires

Graham Barrow

We needed a guarantee and instead we went for the gamble – that line can probably sum up the decision to appoint Warren Joyce back in October. Nearly five months later that gamble has back fired spectacularly and once again Wigan Athletic are staring relegation square in the face. There are many similarities to the

12th Man: Nothing less will do

12th Man: Nothing less will do

This week’s article has a distinctly more positive feel to it than I originally had planned. The reason for that? Well after seemingly being dead and buried on Saturday evening, Latics in typical Latics fashion got a crucial win at Birmingham to throw themselves right back in to the survival mix. Let’s not kid ourselves,

12th Man: Dire Straits

Dire Straits

Dire Straits Following the defeat against Ipswich last month I stated my belief that Latics needed at least four points from the games against Rotherham and Derby. They took one point and as excellent a point as it was against Derby we needed so much more – especially after Monday’s defeat to Huddersfield. Warren Joyce

Blackpool calling

Blackpool calling

It’s New Year and that can only mean one thing, not a return to work not a set of un-assailable New Year resolutions but for me and over a thousand other people THE soul music event of the year. For the uninitiated let me set some context to this claim. Now in to a fourteenth

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