Wigan vs QPR, Championship Playoff Semi-Final 1st Leg: Open Thread

In today’s Championship playoff semi-final 1st leg between Wigan Athletic and Queens Park Rangers, we have two teams who were relegated from the Premier League last season battling it out to try to gain an opportunity to go straight back up to the promised land.

Here is today’s TV/Internet schedule for matches being shown in the US:

Wigan vs QPR (Championship playoff semi-final, 1st leg), 2:45pm, beIN SPORTS and DishWorld

Programming note: For viewers in the United States, Championship games are shown exclusively on beIN SPORTS and DishWorld. Even if you don’t have a TV subscription to beIN SPORTS, you can access those channels via online streaming service DishWorld for $10/month. Read our review of DishWorld. And sign up for DishWorld via their website.

Starting line-ups

Wigan Athletic: Carson, Caldwell, Maloney, Gomez, McManaman, McArthur, Boyce, Beausejour, Perch, Kiernan, Fortune

Subs: Al Habsi, McClean, Espinoza, Barnett, Maynard, Waghorn, Collison.

Queens Park Rangers: Green, Simpson, Onuoha, Dunne, Hill, Hoilett, Barton, O’Neil, Traore, Morrison, Austin

Subs: Murphy, Carroll, Yun, Doyle, Hughes, Henry, Kranjcar

Before, during or after today’s match, join the conversation in the comments section below with fellow soccer fans from around the world.

4 thoughts on “Wigan vs QPR, Championship Playoff Semi-Final 1st Leg: Open Thread”

  1. Let’s go Wigan!

    No desire to see QPR back in the Premier League — at least not until they get their finances straightened out.

  2. This matchup should be a cracker in both legs as both were in the EPL last season and will want to get back in immediately.

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