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Thursday, October 22, 2020

Wigan Athletic


How to sell the soul of a football club: Wigan Athletic's fate

August 11, 2020 3:01 pm

Despite finishing 13th in Championship, Wigan were relegated by EFL to League One last week, which served as the final blow for a team blighted by a dodgy sale, cash crunch, and financial misstep.

Wigan Athletic enter administration weeks after takeover

July 01, 2020 7:14 pm

Wigan Athletic were owned by the Whelan family until 2018 before being taken over by Hong Kong-based International Entertainment Corporation.

Will Grigg still firing on epic night for Wigan Athletic

February 20, 2018 10:30 am

The chant of 'Will Grigg's on Fire' has been popular, and a top download, since before Northern Ireland went to the 2016 European championships and has been heard more than ever in the cup this season.

Pep Guardiola shifts focus to League Cup Final after Wigan upset

February 20, 2018 10:26 am

Apart from beating Manchester City in the 2013 FA Cup final, Wigan had also dumped them out at the quarter-final stage of the competition a season later just as City were heading for the league title under Manuel Pellegrini.

Ten-man Manchester City sunk by third-tier Wigan Athletic in FA Cup shock

February 20, 2018 8:19 am

The defeat was Manchester City's third of the season and ended their hopes of an unprecedented quadruple of trophies this campaign.

Arsenal ride luck in FA Cup semi-final to keep trophy hopes alive

April 13, 2014 11:43 am

Arsenal beat Wigan Athletic 4-2 on penalties and reach FA Cup final for first time in nine years.

Giant killing defending champs Wigan Athletic face Arsenal in FA semis

April 12, 2014 2:06 pm

Arsenal now face a buoyant Championship side in Wigan, who stunned Manchester City in last year's final.

Community Shield: The curtain raiser to season ahead

August 10, 2013 4:10 pm

Wigan has won 5 of 6 pre-season friendlies followed by the weekend 4-0 demolition of Barnsley.

Manchester United and Arsenal give top four familiar feel

September 16, 2012 7:53 pm

Manchester United and Arsenal enjoyed emphatic home wins over Wigan Athletic and Southampton respectively on Saturday to join Chelsea and Manchester City in the top four and give the Premier League table a familiar feel.

Wigan experience helps goalie Gurpreet gain in stature

July 26, 2012 3:16 am

Earlier this week,when Gurpreet Singh Sandhu reached the DW Stadium at Wigan,he was not exactly hoping to be received with garlands and fans in long queue watching to get a glimpse of this blooming but fledging young player.