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Wigan 1-2 Swansea: Sam Surridge steals all three points for the Swans after valiant Latics effort
WIGAN 1-2 SWANSEA - Steve Cooper's side go top of the Championship after a 92nd minute winner from substitute Sam Surridge. Wigan's Kieffer Moore scored his first goal for the club from the penalty spot.

Bristol City 2-2 Wigan: Pedro Pereira scores late goal to earn Robins a draw against Wigan
ROB STEWART AT ASHTON GATE: Pedro Pereira's first Bristol City goal earned the Robins a late draw with Wigan in their Championship clash at Ashton Gate.

Championship round-up: Josh Brownhill scores dramatic stoppage time winner for Bristol City
Josh Brownhill scored a stoppage-time winner to win all three points for 10-man Bristol City against Charlton. Elsewhere, Derby overcame Wigan while Middlesbrough drew with Huddersfield.

Derby captain Richard Keogh pictured on crutches for the first time since horror crash
Derby County captain Richard Keogh (left) has been pictured on crutches for the first time since being involved in a horror car crash that could have ended his career.

'Eight years late, Liverpool let themselves down': Ferdinand angry after Carragher apology to Evra
Rio Ferdinand, who was on the pitch in October 2011 when Luis Suarez abused Patrice Evra, hit out at the length of time it has taken for any apology to come from those associated with Liverpool.

Wigan 1-0 Nottingham Forest: Jamal Lowe scores first Latics goal
RICHARD TANNER AT THE DW STADIUM: Jamal Lowe's first goal for Wigan ended Nottingham Forest's 10-game unbeaten run and left boss Sabri Lamouchi admitting he got his team wrong.

Lampard suggests Chelsea starlet Reece James could play in midfield
Chelsea manager Frank Lampard has suggested that young right-back Reece James has the ability to play in central midfield. The talented teenager has impressed since being handed an opportunity under Lampard this season and was amongst Chelsea‘s best players during their 2-0 win over Crystal Palace last weekend, the 19-year-old dealing admirably with the threat …

The eight biggest winning margins in Premier League history
Leicester City’s 9-0 win over Southampton equalled the record for the biggest winning margin ever in the Premier League.  The Foxes shocked the world when they claimed the Premier League title in 2016, but they will forever be in the history books after Friday night’s demolition of the Saints. It was one of those nights …

The six heaviest defeats in Premier League history
The worst kind of defeat is a humiliating one. For all the Premier League prides itself on its competitiveness, history tells us there are occasions when the playing field simply isn’t level. Free-flowing attacks and defences that continue to capitulate, there’s nothing quite like when the flood-gates open for a genuine thrashing. Pride can be …

Liverpool and Chelsea among five Premier League sides linked with Wigan starlet Gelhardt
Liverpool and Chelsea are amongst a host of Premier League clubs monitoring Wigan Athletic’s teenage starlet Joe Gelhardt. The forward is being tracked by several top flight clubs after making his senior debut for the Championship side back in April, with scouts set to watch the 17-year-old in action for the England U18 side against …

QUIZ: Can you name every Premier League golden boot winner?
It is the latest in our growing library of quizzes, and this time we want to test your knowledge of some of the Premier League’s greatest ever goalscorers. There’s no greater feeling in football than watching your team wheel away in celebration after scoring a goal. Whether it be a 40-yard piledriver, a curling effort …

Report: Newcastle ‘make contact’ with Martinez as search for Benitez replacement continues
Newcastle United have reportedly made contact with Roberto Martinez over the vacant managerial position at St James’ Park. Newcastle are seeking a replacement for Rafael Benitez, following the Spaniard’s decision to leave the club at the expiry of his contract and subsequently join Chinese Super League side Dalian Yifang. The Magpies have been linked with …

Reece James: The heir to Cesar Azpilicueta's Chelsea spot
Reece James has the potential to replace a declining César Azpilicueta at Chelsea's right back spot.

Opinion: Manchester United should not extend Antonio Valencia's contract
United have taken measures to open talks with him regarding the extension of his contract but we have reason to believe that it shouldn't.

5 times Pep Guardiola got mad and went off the hook
Is Pep Guardiola really as cool as people think he is? May be not...

Aguero lashes out at fan as tempers flare after Wigan stun Manchester City
Will Grigg created an unforgettable FA Cup moment by sinking Manchester City, but troubling scenes followed Wigan Athletic's 1-0 win.

Twitter erupts as Wigan Athletic knock out Manchester City from the FA Cup
The magic of FA Cup at it again!

5 former Premier League clubs currently rotting in the lower leagues
Once you get relegated from the Premier League, it's never easy to get back. The stories of these five teams prove it.

5 of the best bargain buys in the Premier League since the turn of the decade

5 best bargain buys in the Premier League since the turn of the decade The 2019 summer transfer window has already witnessed some big-money arrivals in the Premier League. Man United have made their intentions very clear by forking out £50million for Aaron Wan-Bissaka, Leicester City have paid £40million to Monaco for Youri Tielemans and […]

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5 players since the turn of the century who have tasted success following the cross-border transfer from the SPL to the EPL

5 players since the turn of the century to have tasted success following the cross-border transfer from the SPL to the EPL Over the years since the inception of the Premier League in 1992, we have seen players from England move north of the border to the Scottish Premiership with varying degrees of success. Focussing […]

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5 one-season wonders in the Premier League and what happened to them eventually

5 one-season wonders in the Premier League and what happened to them eventually When we talk about prolific goalscorers in the Premier League, the names of Thierry Henry, Cristiano Ronaldo, Robin van Persie, Luis Suarez, Didier Drogba, Alan Shearer and more recently, Mo Salah and Harry Kane come to our mind. All the aforementioned players […]

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Best bet for the future? – Here is why Derby County should not hesitate to sign this teenage midfield ace

Derby County Opinion: Why the Rams should go all out for Ellis Chapman? According to a report from Lincolnshire Live, Derby County, Wigan Athletic and Southampton are all interested in Lincoln City midfielder Ellis Chapman. Ellis Chapman, 18, has emerged from the Lincoln City ranks in the last three years after he moved to Sincil […]

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Derby County would work wonders by beating Nottingham Forest to sign this 26-year-old attacker for free

Derby County Opinion: Rams should sign Gavin Massey on a free transfer According to Derbyshire Live, Derby County are interested in signing Wigan Athletic attacker Gavin Massey in the summer, with arch-rivals Nottingham Forest also interested in securing the services of the 26-year-old Englishman. Massey is out of contract at the DW Stadium in the […]

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Derby County signing this 25-year-old playmaker for free would be their best bet for replacing Mason Mount – Agreed?

Derby County: Nick Powell can replace Mason Mount at Pride Park According to latest reports from TEAMtalk, Derby County have joined the race to sign Wigan Athletic midfielder Nick Powell on a free transfer at the end of the season, as the Rams look to replace Chelsea loanee, Mason Mount. The 25-year-old former Man United […]

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Wigan Athletic Latest News


  • Wed, 23 Oct 2019 22:09:09 +0000: Championship roundup: Brownhill’s Bristol City late show sinks Charlton - Wigan Athletic | The Guardian

    • Josh Brownhill sends 10-man City fourth in stoppage time
    • Aleksandar Mitrovic scores hat-trick as Fulham beat Luton 3-2

    Bristol City came from behind to beat Charlton 2-1 thanks to a Josh Brownhill stoppage-time winner in a thriller at Ashton Gate. The midfielder raced on to a long ball through the middle before firing past Dillon Phillips in the eighth minute of added time. The win moves Lee Johnson’s side fourth.

    Charlton had taken a 65th-minute lead when Macauley Bonne coolly slotted into an empty net. Substitute Famara Diedhiou levelled 10 minutes later, but he was then shown an 86th-minute red card.

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  • Tue, 20 Aug 2019 21:08:28 +0000: Football League: Woodgate gets first Middlesbrough win while Derby lose - Wigan Athletic | The Guardian

    • Assombalonga sinks Wigan; Derby slip against Bristol City
    • Sheffield Wednesday go top with win against Luton

    Jonathan Woodgate said Middlesbrough remain “a work in progress” despite his first win as head coach against Wigan.

    Britt Assombalonga’s 23rd-minute header was enough to seal Woodgate’s first three points since succeeding Tony Pulis in the summer. But the Middlesbrough manager, knowing his team were far from convincing, does not want anyone to get carried away and has warned that there will be peaks and troughs throughout his first season in charge.

    Related: Champions League roundup: Ajax hopes in balance after Apoel scare

    Related: Bolton facing points deduction after postponing Doncaster match

    Related: Bury on the brink of expulsion after fifth League One match is suspended

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  • Tue, 20 Aug 2019 11:41:17 +0000: The Dutch model of developing young footballers: let them sink or swim - Wigan Athletic | The Guardian

    The best teenagers at Ajax, PSV, AZ and Utrecht do not play in a youth league. They face men in the country’s second division

    By Gavin Willacy for Playing in the Shadows

    Despite Ajax going desperately close to reaching the Champions League final, the Eredivisie seems to be out of fashion with Premier League recruiters. Only two players moved from the Dutch league to the Premier League this summer. Coincidentally, they went to last season’s top two, with Manchester City paying PSV £5.3m for Angeliño and Liverpool signing 17-year-old Sepp van den Berg from Zwolle for £4.4m. In contrast, six players arrived from Belgium at a cost of £98m.

    Below the top six clubs in the Eredivisie, budgets are small, ranging from €7m to €17m, similar to clubs towards the top of League 1 and bottom of the Championship. The Eredivisie has been a source of talent in the past. Dennis Bergkamp, Ruud van Nistelrooy and Luis Suárez were all top scorers in the league before lighting up the Premier League. And both Romário and Ronaldo won the golden boot in the Netherlands as they made the move to European football.

    Related: Charlton's academy keeps producing young players who make the grade

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  • Sat, 03 Aug 2019 16:59:07 +0000: Football League: Cardiff sunk by Wigan, Leyton Orient pay Edinburgh tribute - Wigan Athletic | The Guardian
    • QPR win at Stoke, 10-man Wednesday hold on at Reading
    • Coventry get result at St Andrew’s, Salford get maiden win

    Neil Warnock’s Cardiff returned to the division with a 3-2 defeat at Wigan. Joe Ralls’ expert finish put the Bluebirds into a 20th minute lead before Wigan’s Josh Windass missed a penalt. Undeterred, Wigan equalised and then took the lead after goals from Michael Jacobs and Windass. Omar Bogle equalised against his former club, but Lee Evans’ whipped finish settled a hugely entertaining match. Fulham also came back to the Championship with a bump, losing 1-0 to Barnsley at Oakwell.

    Related: Bizarre goal from Matt Phillips earns West Brom narrow win over Forest

    Barnsley 1-0 Fulham, Blackburn 1-2 Charlton, Brentford 0-1 Birmingham, Millwall 1-0 Preston, Reading 1-3 Sheff Wed, Stoke 1-2 QPR, Swansea 2-1 Hull, Wigan 3-2 Cardiff, Nottm Forest 1-2 West Brom

    Related: Defiance, pride and anger as Bolton fans cheer on team of strangers

    Blackpool 2-0 Bristol Rovers, Burton 0-1 Ipswich, Bury P-P MK Dons, Coventry 1-0 Southend, Doncaster 1-1 Gillingham, Lincoln 2-0 Accrington, Peterborough 1-3 Fleetwood, Shrewsbury 1-0 Portsmouth, Sunderland 1-1 Oxford, Tranmere 2-3 Rochdale, Wimbledon 1-2 Rotherham, Wycombe 2-0 Bolton

    Salford City 2-0 Stevenage, Bradford 0-0 Cambridge, Carlisle 2-1 Crawley, Colchester 1-1 Port Vale, Crewe 0-3 Plymouth, Exeter 1-0 Macclesfield, Forest Green 1-0 Oldham, Leyton Orient 1-0 Cheltenham, Morecambe 0-2 Grimsby, Newport 2-2 Mansfield, Northampton 0-1 Walsall, Scunthorpe 0-2 Swindon

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  • Wed, 31 Jul 2019 10:00:40 +0000: Championship 2019-20 season preview - Wigan Athletic | The Guardian
    Fulham could bounce straight back with their four-man attack while Leeds are sure to be in the promotion mix and Neil Warnock’s Cardiff are not to be ignored

    There may not be an overwhelming favourite for automatic promotion but certain teams appear streets ahead in the firepower stakes. None more so than Fulham, who will likely start with an attacking diamond of Aleksandar Mitrovic, a Premier League striker in all but name, Anthony Knockaert, Ivan Cavaleiro and Tom Cairney, a player capable of running games in this division. Fulham deservedly took flak for their lavish and directionless spending last summer but it is impossible to ignore their latest business. They were, though, a soft touch in defence last season, so Scott Parker still has plenty to address, and the expectation will prove a test of his credentials.

    Related: Quick thinking and calm: what Phillip Cocu will bring to Derby

    Related: Charlton's academy keeps producing young players who make the grade

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The Wigan Football News Archives are detailed below:

  • Wed, 28 Jun 2017 09:02:02 +0000: Buxton joins Burton after Wigan exit - Latest Stories, Video, and Commentary about Wigan Athletic | BBC
    Championship side Burton Albion sign former Derby County and Wigan Athletic defender Jake Buxton on a one-year contract.
  • Mon, 26 Jun 2017 11:27:45 +0000: Burton Albion sign full-back Warnock - Latest Stories, Video, and Commentary about Wigan Athletic | BBC
    Burton Albion sign full-back Stephen Warnock on a one-year deal after his release by Wigan Athletic.
  • Wed, 21 Jun 2017 21:18:25 +0000: Flores signs two-year Wigan deal - Latest Stories, Video, and Commentary about Wigan Athletic | BBC
    Winger Jordan Flores signs a new two-year contract with League One side Wigan Athletic.
  • Wed, 21 Jun 2017 08:00:41 +0000: League One fixtures in full - Latest Stories, Video, and Commentary about Wigan Athletic | BBC
    Find out your team's fixtures in League One during the 2017-18 season.
  • Tue, 20 Jun 2017 21:12:31 +0000: Wigan agree to release Buxton - Latest Stories, Video, and Commentary about Wigan Athletic | BBC
    Wigan Athletic defender Jake Buxton leaves the club by mutual consent after 12 months of a three-year contract.