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No-frills Holden tells players to give it all they’ve got

DEAN Holden is urging his team to “run through brick walls” against Preston tomorrow as he bids to make the...

Date Online: 27/02/2015

It feels like leaving your wife — LJ

LEE Johnson has detailed his regret at the level of anger his departure to Barnsley has caused in some quarters...

Date Online: 27/02/2015

Holden facing a daunting start

FOUR straight clean sheets in the league and a shut-out of a £43million-rated striker serve to emphasise the sheer scale...

Date Online: 27/02/2015

Liam rallies troops after LJ’s exit

FROM team-mate to boss to simply ‘Lee’, it’s all part of the game for Athletic’s unrelenting captain Liam Kelly. The departure...

Date Online: 27/02/2015

Lure too big for LJ

MONEY to spend, personal and club ambitions and bigger crowds were the factors that persuaded Lee Johnson to move to...

Date Online: 26/02/2015

Holden for now, but who’s next?

PAUL Scholes was the name on everyone’s lips as speculation began over who will step into the managerial breach at...

Date Online: 26/02/2015

LJ too ambitious to refuse his chance

JOSE Baxter’s tame chipped penalty was gobbled up by Bournemouth ’keeper Ryan Allsop — and it summed up Athletic’s struggles. Caretaker...

Date Online: 26/02/2015

Duo takes on quality squad

DEAN Holden won’t impose wholesale changes as he gets his feet under the management table. Holden, appointed to run team affairs...

Date Online: 26/02/2015

Club in much better shape after Johnson

ATHLETIC’S new manager will step into a role that has considerably more going for it than in pre-Lee Johnson days. Plans...

Date Online: 26/02/2015

Barnsley appoint Johnson

BARNSLEY have unveiled Lee Johnson as their new head coach, after agreeing a compensation deal with Athletic. Johnson has signed a...

Date Online: 25/02/2015

Johnson on verge of taking Tykes job

LEE Johnson appears set to be confirmed as the new manager of Barnsley FC. The 33-year-old manager, who was at Glanford...

Date Online: 25/02/2015

Mills, Elokobi add to injury woes

A FULL-BLOWN injury crisis has enveloped Athletic. George Elokobi and Joseph Mills are out for six weeks with pulled hamstrings sustained...

Date Online: 25/02/2015

Ashamed to be British - Owen

ATHLETIC director Barry Owen says he was left “ashamed to be British” over the failed attempt to sign convicted rapist...

Date Online: 24/02/2015

Owen: Fans were on our side

ATHLETIC supporters told Barry Owen of their regret that the Ched Evans deal couldn’t be completed, the club director has...

Date Online: 24/02/2015

LJ insists sights remain on top six

ATHLETIC manager Lee Johnson is getting on with the task of trying to get the eight or nine wins he...

Date Online: 23/02/2015

Latics defeated at Orient

UPDATED: And with more pictures. Leyton Orient 3, Athletic 0 LEGEND has it that American casinos of old used to employ unfortunate...

Date Online: 23/02/2015

Players’ effort pleases boss

LEE Johnson made the case for the defence of his players after a fruitless trip to struggling Leyton Orient. Athletic again...

Date Online: 23/02/2015

Captain Lockwood’s a manager of the future

LEE Johnson believes Adam Lockwood is a football manager of the future. Wakefield-born Lockwood (33) remains Athletic’s club captain but he...

Date Online: 20/02/2015

Winchester may miss Orient

CARL Winchester could miss Athletic’s latest crucial Sky Bet League One assignment at Leyton Orient on Saturday. The Northern Ireland starlet,...

Date Online: 20/02/2015

Orient will keep battling – Clarke

LEYTON Orient captain Nathan Clarke says the club’s players remain determined to dig their way out of relegation trouble. The centre-back...

Date Online: 20/02/2015

Latics boss relaxed as Di Canio hits Barnsley radar

BARNSLEY target Lee Johnson is ruling nothing in or out when it comes to his future. He merely suggests that interest...

Date Online: 20/02/2015

Keep focus, Johnson demands

ATHLETIC manager Lee Johnson has warned that a promising season could sink into mediocrity if the players don’t rise to...

Date Online: 20/02/2015

Latics must dig in

HARD-RUNNING midfield man Mike Jones has travelled the equivalent of Athletic’s round trip to Leyton Orient already this season. The ex-Crawley...

Date Online: 20/02/2015

Johnson focused on Orient game as speculation grows

IT IS full steam ahead for Athletic as the club sets off to play Leyton Orient - with manager Lee...

Date Online: 19/02/2015

Turner prize?

MANAGER Lee Johnson has hinted he could give a weekend run-out to Rhys Turner, who impressed off the bench against...

Date Online: 19/02/2015

LJ facing agonising choices

THE revelation that Barnsley want to speak to Lee Johnson about its managerial vacancy presents a personal dilemma. Leaving aside the...

Date Online: 19/02/2015

Johnson clear favourite for Barnsley post

ATHLETIC could lose manager Lee Johnson after Sky Bet League One rivals Barnsley made a formal approach to talk to...

Date Online: 18/02/2015

Take it out on Orient, urges Johnson

ATHLETIC boss Lee Johnson has urged his players to take out their frustrations from the Colchester defeat on struggling Leyton...

Date Online: 17/02/2015

Injured Conor could be out for a month

ATHLETIC are reeling at news that Conor Wilkinson could miss the next month of action as the club heads towards...

Date Online: 16/02/2015

LJ upset at team’s flop in front of extra fans

 LEE Johnson admitted he felt responsible for the team not performing to anywhere near their best in front a crowd...

Date Online: 16/02/2015