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Archives: Wigan Athletic

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

James McCarthy Would Be An Ideal Signing For Arsenal, Spurs or Everton

Posted on by Michael Green
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As the transfer season is now in full swing, one player that will arguably be crucial to the plight of several leading Premier League teams is James McCarthy. A skilled midfielder who has certainly achieved all he can at Wigan, … Continue reading

Wigan Agree Compensation Fee With Everton For Release of Roberto Martinez, Says Dave Whelan

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Wigan have agreed a compensation fee with Everton to release Roberto Martinez from his contract, according to Wigan Athletic owner Dave Whelan. The compensation fee clears the way for Martinez to agree personal terms with Everton to become the new … Continue reading

Rene Meulensteen Favorite to Succeed Roberto Martinez As Wigan Manager

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Former Manchester United first team coach Rene Meulensteen has emerged as a surprise favorite to replace Roberto Martinez as the manager of Wigan Athletic, according to the Manchester Evening News. David Moyes recently decided to let Meulensteen leave Old Trafford after the … Continue reading

Roberto Martinez Resigns As Wigan Athletic Manager; Set to Open Talks With Everton

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Roberto Martinez has resigned from Wigan Athletic. Martinez, who has been at Wigan for five years, helped the club achieve their biggest accomplishment in their club history when Wigan beat Manchester City to win the FA Cup, but his side … Continue reading

Why Rising Star Callum McManaman Deserves The Plaudits

Posted on by Jordan Hall
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The date May 11, 2013 will long remain in the memories of Wigan Athletic supporters. A tactical masterstroke by Roberto Martinez accompanied by a fitting late winner saw the underdogs pull off a shocking upset, one which could possibly be … Continue reading