Posts Tagged ‘wigan’

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Shezza: End of an Era

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Dave Wood laments the abrupt ending of a groundbreaking co-managerial era, that an official club statement has described as “the finest sustained spell of success in [Barrow AFC’s] 111-year history”.

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Tip Off – This week’s EPL betting tips

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It’s the weekend. It’s the Premier League, and it’s time for Back Page Football’s new Tip Off! competition. If you haven’t already made your selections, simply go to the comments section under the most recent episode of the Hold The BackPage podcast, or follow the link on the right hand side of the homepage. In […]

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Manchester City 3 – 0 Wigan

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Manchester City remain in the hunt for Champions League football next season after a stunning Carlos Tevez hattrick saw off Wigan at Eastlands tonight. The striker, whose three goals came in just 12 and a half minutes, has now bagged 25 goals in all competitions this season as City capitalised on the dismissal of Wigan’s […]

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This weekend’s Premier League Preview

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As the lead at the top narrows, Everton will look to do Manchester Utd a favour as they travel to Stamford Bridge, and Utd host Aston Villa at Old Trafford. Arsenal could drop out of the top four by the end of the weekend if they fail in their trip to Merseyside against a bolstered […]

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This weekend’s Premier League Preview

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After two weeks of controversial World Cup Qualifiers and horse placenta injections we’re back to the Premier League grindstone as Liverpool kick off the weekend against Man City, United play Everton and Sunderland host Arsenal. Liverpool v Manchester City 12:45, Anfield With just one win in their last five, Liverpool host Man City at Anfield […]

Premier League Review: Chelsea triumph in Utd clash 2

Premier League Review: Chelsea triumph in Utd clash

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Chelsea snatch the three points from Man Utd via the head of John Terry, Arsenal hand out another footballing lesson, and devil turned hero Heurelho Gomes saves his way to three points for Spurs. Chelsea 1-0 Manchester United Captain John Terry put Chelsea five points clear of Manchester United at the top of the Premier […]

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King jailed for 18 months

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Wigan Athletic striker Marlon King has been sentenced to 18 months in prison after being found guilty of sexually assaulting a female in a London bar last December. The 29 year old was out celebrating his wife’s pregnancy when he reacted angrily to rejection from a 20 year old girl, punching her in the face […]

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This weekend’s Premier League preview

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The weekend’s highlight is no doubt the clash between Liverpool and Manchester United at Anfield on Sunday and defeat for the hosts would see them drop 10 points behind their bitter rivals at this early stage of the season. Saturday, October 24 Birmingham v Sunderland Sunderland boss Steve Bruce returns to his old club on […]