Authors Posts by Kieran Makin

Kieran Makin

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12th Man: Improvement needed

I know it’s still early days in Warren Joyce’s tenure as Wigan Athletic boss, but so far it’s looking like new manager, same old...

12th Man: Tough taskmaster?

During an international break, you tend to see clubs keeping their ongoings close to their respective chests. However, if newspaper rumours are anything to go...

12th Man: Going through changes

Have we all forgotten about the 3-0 home defeat to Reading yet? If you haven’t, then do it now, because there’s nothing worth remembering. It...

12th Man: Maybe I’m being too negative?

Last week I said sacking Gary Caldwell would only be the right call if we appoint the correct replacement. Caretaker-boss Graham Barrow bought chairman David...

12th Man: Decisions, decisions

Well there really isn’t a quiet day when you follow Wigan Athletic. Personally, I was shocked by David Sharpe’s decision to sack Gary Caldwell as...

12th Man: Only time will tell

In the early stages of this season, we were free scoring but our defence was extremely leaky. We were the reverse of the old cliché:...

12th Man: Partners in crime

In one of my earlier 12th Man pieces of this term, I said the first international break of the season came at the perfect...

12th Man: Do we have lift off?

Well I think it’s fair to say that a lot of Wigan fans felt low after the 1-0 derby defeat away at Preston North...

12th Man: Every cloud has a silver lining

First of all, I’m glad Gary Caldwell saw the light and changed our formation from five at the back to a flat back four. His...

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