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Archives: Wigan Athletic

The Teams With the Average Youngest Age in the Premier League

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Which club has the youngest average age in the Premier League? And vice-versa, which club has the oldest average age? The answers may surprise you. First, the club with the oldest average is the one that sits at the very … Continue reading

Can Wigan Athletic Avoid Relegation For Yet Another Season?

Posted on by Tim Simon
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Since their promotion in 2005, Wigan Athletic have survived in the Premier League by the skin of their teeth on a regular basis. From the days of Paul Jewell, through the era of Steve Bruce to the current day manager … Continue reading

Referee Mark Halsey Dropped From Premier League Matches For Second Week In A Row

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Referee Mark Halsey has been dropped from refereeing matches in the Premier League for the second week in a row. Halsey was the referee who missed Callum McManaman’s horror tackle on Newcastle United’s Massadio Haidara. After Halsey missed the controversial … Continue reading

Premier League Saturday Gameweek 31 Match Highlights [VIDEO]

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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It was another action packed day in the Premier League with 22 goals in 8 goals for an average of 2.75 goals per match. Despite the fact that the exciting matches today were sandwiched between a boring early kick-off and … Continue reading

From Man Utd at £1bn to Wigan at £43m: What’s Your Club Really Worth?: The Nightly EPL

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Financial scholar Tom Markham has released a new academic report that zeros in on what each club’s value is in the Premier League. Not surprisingly, Manchester United sit atop the Premier League club valuation chart. But there are several surprises … Continue reading

Callum McManaman Incident Sets a Worrying Precedent For Future Over-The-Top Fouls: The Daily EPL

Posted on by Alex Muller
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I didn’t get a chance to sound off on The FA’s decision yesterday to not charge Callum McManaman for his horrific foul on Newcastle United’s Massadio Haidara. The way I see it, The FA were going by the rules of … Continue reading

5 Talking Points From Gameweek 30 of the Premier League

Posted on by Sayantan Nandy
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With 10 matches being played over this weekend, we have plenty to talk about. 1. Despite an out of sorts number 20, Manchester United inch closer to title no. 20 What has happened to the talismanic Dutchman? Once considered as … Continue reading

Premier League Sunday, Gameweek 30 Match Highlights [VIDEO]

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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There were plenty of talking points in today’s action in the Premier League. Plus, there were a couple of surprise results. If you missed any of today’s four Premier League matches on gameweek 30, here are the highlights: Sunderland vs … Continue reading

Roberto Martinez Defends Callum McManaman, ‘He’s Not That Type Of Player’: The Nightly EPL

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Roberto Martinez has defended Wigan footballer Callum McManaman for this tackle against Newcastle United’s Massadio Haidara. Here’s what Martinez said in front of the BBC Sport cameras post match: “If you see a lot of [McManaman], you’ll realize he’s not that … Continue reading

McManaman Commits Horror Tackle Against Newcastle And Doesn’t Even Get Carded [VIDEO]

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Wigan Athletic staged a late comeback against Newcastle United Sunday, but the 2-1 victory was marred by a horror tackle committed by Callum McManaman on Newcastle United’s Massadio Haidara. Unbelievably, McManaman was not cautioned for the lunge on Haidara in … Continue reading

Arsenal Midfielder Jack Wilshere Ruled Out Until April: The Daily EPL

Posted on by Alex Muller
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The news continues to get worse for Arsenal. After last night when we revealed that Jack Wilshere would miss tomorrow’s Champions League match against Bayern Munich, it’s been confirmed by Arsenal today that he’ll also miss this weekend’s game versus … Continue reading

Sir Alex Ferguson Says Wayne Rooney Will Be Offered a New Deal: The Daily EPL

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Sir Alex Ferguson has come out on the offensive today in defense of Wayne Rooney. According to The Guardian, “Sir Alex Ferguson has launched a fierce defence of Wayne Rooney, stating his determination to keep the striker at Manchester United, attacking … Continue reading

Everton Hit by Tim Howard Blow as Injured Keeper Faces 6 Weeks Out: The Daily EPL

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Here are today’s Premier League news headlines: Everton hit by Tim Howard blow as injured keeper faces six weeks out — The Mail Swansea extend Michael Laudrup’s contract until 2015 — The Telegraph Liverpool has announced a new 6-tier ticket … Continue reading

9 Premier League Transfers That Would Be Ideal For Both Player and Club

Posted on by Omar Abdelaziz
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Some teams struggle to find two fit attackers at a time while others have a surplus of strikers. Some players are over-qualified at bottom clubs while others hardly deserve to be in the Premier League. For a change of pace, … Continue reading

Premier League Saturday Gameweek 28 Match Highlights [VIDEO]

Posted on by Alex Muller
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While most of the attention this weekend will be on tomorrow’s north London derby between Tottenham Hotspur and Arsenal, there were still plenty of absorbing matches to watch this Saturday. In total, there were 22 goals today for an average … Continue reading

Ryan Giggs Signs New One-Year Contract Extension with Manchester United: The Daily EPL

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Manchester United’s Ryan Giggs has signed a one-year extension to his contract at the Old Trafford club, which means incredibly we’ll see him play his 23rd year season as a first team player at the club. Giggs is set to … Continue reading

Premier League Saturday Gameweek 27 Match Highlights [VIDEO]

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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We had some matches with big consequences today. Key losses in battles between Reading and Wigan, and QPR versus Manchester United could have a big impact on the season. Without giving anything away, here are today’s Premier League match highlights … Continue reading