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

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 manager at Goodison Park, replacing David Moyes. Everton are expected […]

Rene Meulensteen Favorite to Succeed Roberto Martinez As Wigan Manager

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 Dutch coach rejected an opportunity to coach the youth team. Meulensteen […]

Post-Match Interviews With FA Cup Final Winners Martinez, Watson, McManaman & Others

Congratulations to Wigan Athletic, the club, players and supporters on a historic FA Cup Final victory against Manchester City. Here are several post match interviews with Wigan manager Roberto Martinez, goal-scorer Ben Watson, Callum McManaman and others. Post-match interview with Roberto Martinez: Interview with goal-scorer Ben Watson: Next up is […]

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ESPN’s ‘FIFA World Cup Whiparound – Quest to Qualify’ Program is a Valuable Show for Soccer Fans

During previous international breaks, the sheer amount of international games being televised simultaneously has been overwhelming for soccer fans in the USA. Yesterday afternoon, for example, there were more than 20 matches shown live on US television or Internet at the same time. However, hats off to ESPN for launching […]

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CONCACAF Cup: Mexico’s defense looks surprisingly settled ahead of USA playoff

There’s a sense of creeping dread familiar to Mexican soccer fans, that sinking feeling that occurs when the opposition progresses past the midfield and is driving at the back line: “Oh no. We can’t stop them.” Mexico has a long history of great goalkeepers and defensive midfielders. Defenders? El Tri hasn’t […]