Monthly Archives: May 2013

Martinez ends his special relationship with Wigan

Sad news for Wigan fans today when it was announced that Roberto Martinez would be leaving the club. Following a lunchtime meeting with Wigan chairman Dave Whelan, Martinez has offered his resignation. Whelan told BBC Sport, “He wanted permission to move so … Continue reading

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Martinez decision delayed – negotiations continue

Wigan manager Roberto Martinez has delayed making a decision on his future until early next week. Martinez was expected to make a decision today, but according to Sky Sports News a meeting with chairman Dave Whelan did not reach a conclusion. … Continue reading

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Final game of the season ends in stalemate – Wigan Athletic 2 Aston Villa 2

Wigan’s last game in the Premier League ended in stalemate as they were held 2-2 by Aston Villa. Darren Bent gave Villa an early lead with a shot from eighteen yards before Emmerson Boyce equalised with a header and then Latics … Continue reading

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Wigan suffer relegation after Arsenal defeat – Arsenal 4 Wigan Athletic 1

Wigan Athletic experienced the two extremes in football in the space of only four days. They had their best ever day on Saturday when they won the FA Cup and today they suffered one of their darkest days when they were … Continue reading

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Time for another Wigan miracle

FA Cup winners Wigan Athletic go into tonight’s game at Arsenal knowing only another win will do if they are to extend their eight-year stay in the Premier League. Wigan need to win their game at the Emirates and also … Continue reading

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Has Wigan Athletic’s win restored faith in the FA Cup?

It is now twenty-four hours since Wigan Athletic won a historic first ever FA Cup Final and the reality of what they have achieved is just starting to sink in. The Wigan story is a modern-day football fairytale. A small town … Continue reading

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Special memories and a time for cup glory?

I will be a very proud man when Wigan Athletic walk out onto the Wembley pitch to face Manchester City in the 132nd FA Cup Final. When I started supporting Wigan as a nine-year-old they were a non-league team and never … Continue reading

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