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Archives: Wigan Athletic

Wigan fire sale sees Shaun Maloney and Ben Watson exit plus medical for Callum McManaman

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer
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With the news that Wigan midfielder Callum McManaman will have a medical tomorrow ahead of a move to West Bromwich Albion, the exodus from the 2013 FA Cup winning side has begun. In my weekly Good Buys/Bad Buys column, there … Continue reading

West Brom edge closer to signing Wigan’s Callum McManaman

Posted on by PA Sport
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West Brom are edging closer to sealing a deal for Wigan winger Callum McManaman. The Baggies made a third bid for the 23-year-old over the weekend and talks between the two clubs are continuing, Press Association Sport understands. Albion have … Continue reading

Reasons Why Being a Wigan Fan is Surprisingly Enriching Compared to Big Clubs

Posted on by Dan Shields
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Paul Scharner. There’s a name you probably haven’t heard in a long minute, or perhaps not at all depending on when you started your relationship with the beautiful game. For the uninitiated, Scharner was a man – a man’s man. … Continue reading

How the Teams Are Doing in the Championship From Gameweeks 1-11

Posted on by James Burch
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The English Championship is usually a tight league but the early signs of this season show it to be the closest one yet with two points separating first to eighth place in the table. The early season table toppers are Norwich … Continue reading

5 English Premier League Players That Promised A Lot But Became Flops

Posted on by Julian Delicata
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There’s little doubt who the star of Chelsea’s superb start to the season is. Diego Costa’s seven goals in his first ever four games for the Blues helped Mourinho’s side to maximum points from their opening four fixtures in the … Continue reading

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

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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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 … Continue reading

WATCH Manchester City vs Wigan, FA Cup Quarter-Final Highlights [VIDEO]

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Sunday’s match between Manchester City and Wigan Athletic was a wonderfully entertaining game for the neutrals. It had a little bit of everything, and fair play to Wigan Athletic for putting in an inspired performance against the richest club in … Continue reading

Bloody Weekend for Championship Managers in the North Ends in Three Sackings

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer
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This past weekend’s Championship action saw the end of the line for three managers at clubs with varying expectations. Barnsley were humiliated at home by fellow strugglers Birmingham City on Saturday leaving the Yorkshire club six points adrift from safety … Continue reading

Wigan Athletic Third Shirt for 2013-14 Season [PHOTOS]

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Wigan Athletic have unveiled their third shirt for the 2013-14 season. The Lancashire club, which will be playing in the Europa League this season after winning the FA Cup last year, will be wearing green. Designed by Mi-Fit, the green … Continue reading

2013 FA Community Shield: Manchester United 2-0 Wigan Athletic Match Highlights [VIDEO]

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Manchester United lifted the Community Shield trophy on Sunday at Wembley after a comfortable 2-0 win against Wigan Athletic. However, it could have been so different if Wigan was able to bury their two golden chances to score to pull … Continue reading

2013 FA Community Shield: Manchester United vs Wigan Athletic: Open Thread

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Today’s FA Community Shield game between Manchester United and Wigan Athletic (8:40am ET on FOX Soccer) will be memorable for several reasons. One, for many of us, it’ll be FOX Soccer’s swan song in a meaningful English match before FOX … Continue reading

Wigan Athletic Away Shirt for 2013-14 Season [PHOTOS]

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Wigan Athletic have unveiled their away shirt for the 2013-14 season. It’s a shame that the club isn’t in the Premier League this season because the design of the shirt is exemplary. Wigan’s away shirt is black with gold trim. … Continue reading

Wigan Sign Striker Grant Holt from Norwich On 3-Year Deal: Nightly Soccer Report

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Wigan Athletic have signed Norwich City striker Grant Holt on a three-year deal. Just 12 months ago, Holt handed in a transfer request six days after being voted Norwich’s Player of the Season. The request was rejected by Norwich, but … Continue reading

Everton Sign Striker Arouna Kone From Wigan On 3-Year Deal

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Everton have signed striker Arouna Kone from Wigan on a three-year deal. The club didn’t disclose the transfer fee, but Kone was being chased by Newcastle United and Swansea City, among other clubs, so the signing is quite a coup … Continue reading

Martyn Lancaster Interview: Atlanta Silverbacks Captain Discusses Team and Wigan Athletic

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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World Soccer Talk’s Kartik Krishnaiyer caught up with Atlanta Silverbacks Captain Martyn Lancaster earlier this month to discuss the resurgence of the Silverbacks, and Lancaster’s professional career which has taken him to four different countries. Lancaster’s home town club Wigan … Continue reading

Wigan Athletic Home Shirt for 2013-14 Season: [PHOTOS]

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Wigan Athletic have unveiled their new home shirt for the 2013-14 season. The current FA Cup holders, who were relegated to the Championship, will be playing in their familiar colors of blue and white vertical stripes next season. Designed by … Continue reading

FA Cup Holders Wigan Athletic Announce US Summer Tour

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Wigan Athletic, the current FA Cup holders, have announced a US tour, which will see them play three matches Stateside. On Saturday, July 13, Wigan Athletic will play Columbus Crew at Crew Stadium in Ohio. That’ll be followed by a … Continue reading

Owen Coyle Confirmed As New Wigan Athletic Manager: Daily Soccer Report

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Owen Coyle has been confirmed as the new manager of Wigan Athletic to replace Roberto Martinez, says Wigan chairman and owner Dave Whelan. Here’s what Whelan told talkSPORT today: “If anyone can get us back to the Premier League, I … Continue reading