Category Archives: International Entertainment Corporation

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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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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12th Man – Big buzz around Brentford

Latics travel to West London tomorrow for what should be an exciting Championship fixture against Brentford. The former Walsall manager Dean Smith has made a big impact since taking over in November 2015 with some attractive attacking football. Latics and … Continue reading

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12th Man – Takeover time?

The long running saga of Latics’ takeover by the International Entertainment Corporation (IEC) looks like it’s coming to an end. The takeover was initially mooted back in October last year and was expected to be finalised earlier this year. The … Continue reading

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12th Man – The future’s bright, the future’s Latics

What a season, what a club! It’s hard to find enough superlatives to sum up Latics’ brilliant season. Nearly everything about it has been so special. Right from the close season everything has been perfection. When Chairman David Sharpe was … Continue reading

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