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Archives: Wigan Athletic

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

Posted on by Christopher Harris

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

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

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

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

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

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

Arsenal vs Wigan and Reading vs Manchester City Match Highlights [VIDEO]

Posted on by Christopher Harris

In case you missed them, here are the highlights from yesterday’s matches between Arsenal and Wigan Athletic and Reading versus Manchester City. These two matches were the final mid-week games of the 2012-13 Premier League season, and both of them … Continue reading

Arsenal vs Wigan and Reading vs Manchester City: Open Thread

Posted on by Christopher Harris

For Wigan Athletic, it’s win or bust today. A draw won’t be good enough since the Latics would have to overcome Sunderland’s 11 goal difference on Sunday, so if Roberto Martinez’s side fail to beat Arsenal, we shall be saying … Continue reading

Wigan’s Callum McManaman Called Up By England For u21 European Championships [VIDEO]

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Wigan Athletic right winger Callum McManaman has been called up to England’s u-21 squad for the first time, for next month’s u-21 European Championship in Israel. The FA Cup winner will be available for England’s three matches in the first … Continue reading

Wigan Players Celebrate FA Cup Final Victory; Plus Behind-The-Scenes Player Tunnel Footage [VIDEO]

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Many people thought that Roberto Martinez was mad last summer when he reportedly passed up the opportunity to manage Liverpool or Aston Villa, but decided to stay with Wigan Athletic instead. But the sacrifice by him certainly paid off today. … Continue reading

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

Posted on by Christopher Harris

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 … Continue reading

Wigan 1-0 Manchester City; Ben Watson Scores Gamewinner: Highlights [VIDEO]

Posted on by Christopher Harris

In one of the greatest upsets in FA Cup Final history, Wigan Athletic’s Ben Watson will go down in the history books as the goalscorer who headed the ball into the back of the net to beat Manchester City one-nil … Continue reading

Wigan Athletic Win FA Cup Final After Stunning Victory Against Manchester City

Posted on by Christopher Harris

In one of the biggest shocks in FA Cup Final history, Wigan Athletic defeated Manchester City 1-0 today at London’s Wembley Stadium. With minutes to go before the full-time whistle blew, Wigan substitute Ben Watson came up for a corner … Continue reading

Manchester City vs Wigan Athletic, 2013 FA Cup Final: Open Thread

Posted on by Christopher Harris

The 2012-13 FA Cup Final, one of the most prestigious days on the English football calendar, kicks off today live from Wembley Stadium in London. The match features David versus Goliath. Wigan Athletic are in their first major final against … Continue reading

FA Cup Final Preview: Manchester City vs Wigan Athletic [VIDEO]

Posted on by Christopher Harris

In today’s FA Cup Final between Manchester City vs Wigan Athletic (Noon ET on FOX network), it’s a clash between two clubs desperate to win the trophy for completely different reasons. Building up to the suspense of this year’s final, … Continue reading

FA Cup Final Gives Roberto Martinez A Chance to Shine For Everton And Other Suitors

Posted on by Abe Asher

On Saturday, Wigan will contest their first ever FA Cup Final at Wembley. The game will provide a pleasant distraction from the club’s increasingly dire fight against relegation – a fight which Wigan has won the last three years by … Continue reading

Wigan Need to Prioritize Premier League Survival Over FA Cup Final Trophy

Posted on by Josh Harris

The Premier League season just wouldn’t feel right if Wigan Athletic weren’t in a relegation scrap with just two games remaining. Last season, Roberto Martinez’s men turned up the heat towards the final month or so, steering the Latics up … Continue reading

Wigan Athletic vs Swansea City & Manchester City vs West Brom: Open Thread

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Who would have thought that a game between Wigan Athletic and Swansea City will create so much interest? If Wigan beats Swansea today, then there will be eight Premier League sides scrambling to try to get out of the relegation … Continue reading