Category Archives: Championship

Defensive errors proving costly – Middlesbrough 2 Wigan Athletic 0

Injury-hit Wigan Athletic suffered a seventh straight away defeat when they were beaten 2-0 by high-flying Middlesbrough at the Riverside. Latics had matched their opponents for most of the first-half but a couple of defensive errors put Boro in the … Continue reading

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Wigan Athletic takeover – from Whelan family to Royle family

Following the takeover of Wigan Athletic by the Hong Kong-based International Entertainment Corporation (IEC) it has been revealed that father and son Joe and Darren Royle will be guiding the club going forward. Dave Whelan and his grandson David Sharpe … Continue reading

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End of an era for the Whelan family – Wigan Athletic 1 Leeds United 2

It was a slightly disappointing finale for the Whelan family after 23 years in charge of Wigan Athletic as they were defeated 2-1 by Leeds United on Sunday. Latics had been undefeated at home since February last year but with … Continue reading

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Whelan’s farewell – the times they are a changin’

The takeover of Wigan Athletic by the International Entertainment Corporation (IEC) should be completed tomorrow at the Extraordinary General Meeting (Friday 2nd November). The change in ownership from Dave Whelan to IEC means the end of an era for the … Continue reading

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Sharp as a knife through butter – Sheffield United 4 Wigan Athletic 2

Wigan Athletic’s poor away form continued with a sixth consecutive away defeat at Bramall Lane against new Championship leaders Sheffield United. Latics had the better of the opening exchanges but went behind to a calamitous own goal from Chey Dunkley, … Continue reading

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Cook and Wilder returning to their roots and making a big impact in the Championship

Two successful managers who have returned to their first league clubs come face-to-face on Saturday as third placed Sheffield United take on 12th placed Wigan Athletic at Bramall Lane. The 51-year-olds Chris Wilder and Paul Cook have both recently guided … Continue reading

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Jekyll and Hyde Latics – Millwall 2 Wigan Athletic 1

Wigan Athletic’s Jekyll and Hyde form continued when they produced another abject away performance at Millwall and succumbed to a fifth successive away defeat. Latics had performed superbly winning 1-0 against title favourites West Bromwich Albion at home on Saturday … Continue reading

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