Monthly Archives: June 2013

What are the prospects for Owen Coyle at Wigan?

Owen Coyle faces some significant challenges if he is to get Wigan Athletic back into the Premier League at the first attempt. The former Bolton boss has taken over from FA Cup winning manager Roberto Martinez in difficult circumstances. Following … Continue reading

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2013/14 fixtures announced – Barnsley first up for Latics

Wigan Athletic’s first game in the 2013/14 Championship season will be against Barnsley on Saturday 3rd August. Owen Coyle’s men will be looking to make a bright start at Oakwell before they take a short break from the Championship to face … Continue reading

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Owen Coyle appointed as the new Wigan manager

Former Bolton boss Owen Coyle has been appointed as the new Wigan Athletic manager. Coyle who has been out of work since he was sacked by Bolton in October, is a somewhat controversial choice to replace Roberto Martinez who left … Continue reading

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A season of great extremes – FA Cup glory, relegation, managerial change and European qualification

Shaun Maloney curls the ball into the area and Ben Watson rises at the near post, making a perfect contact with the ball that flies past Joe Hart. To see Wigan Athletic win the FA Cup was surreal for the … Continue reading

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