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YOU JUST GOT KANED Wigan chairman savages Tottenham in cheeky tweet and jokes he is ‘monitoring the Harry Kane situation closely’

Posted Saturday, May 22, 2021 by hits

The England captain wants to leave North London and the Wigan chief jokingly offered to have him at the DW Stadium next season. New Wigan chairman Talal Al-Hammad has mocked Tottenham on Twitter Harry Kane, 27, wants to leave Spurs this summer Credit: Kevin Quigley-The Daily Mail The banter started when Al-Hammad tweeted an inspirational quote. He wrote on the social media platform: "Dream b...Full Story »

Real Madrid keep LaLiga title bid alive with narrow win at Athletic Bilbao

Posted Monday, May 17, 2021 by PA50 hits

Real Madrid kept their La Liga hopes alive following a 1-0 win at Athletic Bilbao.Nacho Fernandez scored the only goal of the game midway through the second half to leave the defending champions two points adrift of rivals Atletico Madrid ahead of next weekend’s concluding round of fixtures.Diego Simeone’s side were staring at defeat to Osasuna before Luis Suarez scored with only two...Full Story »

Leam Richardson disappointed as Wigan lose out in thriller

Posted Sunday, May 09, 2021 by PA16 hits

Wigan manager Leam Richardson could not hide his disappointment after a successful season for the club – including a takeover and safety – ended in defeat against Swindon.The Latics had looked on course to continue their impressive recent sequence of results when they led 3-1 on the hour mark.But the controversial dismissal of centre-back Curtis Tilt, for an innocuous tangle with Tow...Full Story »

Swindon take points in final-day thriller at Wigan

Posted Sunday, May 09, 2021 by PA20 hits

Three late goals gave already-relegated Swindon a 4-3 victory at Wigan in a Sky Bet League One thriller.The game completely changed on 66 minutes, and the hugely controversial sending-off of Wigan centre-back Curtis Tilt for an innocuous tangle with Tyler Smith with the home side leading 3-1 and in total control.Hallam Hope made it 3-2 on 77 minutes, Smith equalised in the last minute, and Scott...Full Story »

Athletic Club extinguish Sevilla's title hopes

Posted Tuesday, May 04, 2021 by Marca.com40 hits

Sevilla lost ground in the title race in LaLiga Santander with a 1-0 defeat to Athletic Club at the Estadio Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan on Monday night. The hosts began the night six points adrift of leaders Atletico Madrid in the table, with their chances of lifting the trophy for the first time since 1946 now seemingly over. The fair share of goalscoring chances fell the way of Julen Lopetegui's...Full Story »

Hull crowned champions as Wigan secure League One status

Posted Sunday, May 02, 2021 by PA7 hits

Hull were crowned champions with a 3-1 home win to a Wigan side who remain in Sky Bet League One next season.Results elsewhere left both teams happy as City secured a first league title in 55 years, while Latics cannot be relegated.Hull took the lead after 17 minutes when Keane Lewis-Potter’s header was pawed onto the right-hand post by goalkeeper Jamie Jones but squirmed into the back of ...Full Story »

No new injury concerns for Hull ahead of visit of Wigan

Posted Friday, April 30, 2021 by PA27 hits

Hull manager Grant McCann has no new injury concerns for the visit of Wigan in the Sky Bet League One on Saturday.McCann’s men have already sealed promotion to the Championship with a dramatic 2-1 win at Lincoln and have now set their sights on a first league title since 1966.Reece Burke could be pushing for a first start following a month out with a calf injury after he played 45 minutes ...Full Story »

Leam Richardson pleased with point as Wigan look to follow Burton in staying up

Posted Sunday, April 25, 2021 by PA22 hits

Leam Richardson felt Wigan’s draw with Burton was one point gained rather than two points dropped in their fight to avoid relegation from Sky Bet League One.The Brewers secured their place in the third tier – having looked dead and buried at the halfway stage of the campaign – thanks to the 1-1 draw at the DW Stadium, where Wigan striker Will Keane cancelled out Joe Powell&rsqu...Full Story »

Burton secure League One status as Wigan edge closer to safety following draw

Posted Sunday, April 25, 2021 by PA12 hits

Burton secured their spot in Sky Bet League One for another year and Wigan took another step towards safety after a 1-1 draw at the DW Stadium.The visitors took the lead after 16 minutes when Joe Powell curled a brilliant free-kick over the Wigan wall.But Wigan raised their game and were back in it eight minutes before half-time, when Lee Evans’ corner was headed home by the in-form Will K...Full Story »

Leam Richardson to lead Wigan as permanent manager for first time against Burton

Posted Friday, April 23, 2021 by PA20 hits

Leam Richardson takes charge of his first Wigan match as permanent manager when Burton visit on Saturday.Richardson was given the nod after overseeing a fourth consecutive victory – against Shrewsbury – on Tuesday that pulled Latics further clear of the relegation zone.Richardson could again name an unchanged side, with Kyle Joseph likely to be on the bench again after making his ret...Full Story »

Leam Richardson calls on Wigan players not to get carried away by Shrewsbury win

Posted Wednesday, April 21, 2021 by PA10 hits

Wigan caretaker boss Leam Richardson insists his players will not be getting carried away after their fourth straight win put them on the cusp of League One survival.Will Keane and Callum Lang’s first-half goals were followed by a second-half Ollie Norburn volley, but they hung on for a 2-1 win at Shrewsbury and are now four points clear of the drop zone.And if results go their way over th...Full Story »

Wigan boost their survival chances with victory at Shrewsbury

Posted Wednesday, April 21, 2021 by PA19 hits

Wigan’s League One survival hopes were given a huge boost as goals from Will Keane and Callum Lang gave them a 2-1 win at Shrewsbury.The Wigan pair struck in the first period, and despite a second-half stunner from Ollie Norburn the Latics hung on to make it four wins on the trot.Nathaniel Ogbeta rifled wide for the home side in the opening stages, with Jamie Jones producing a smart save t...Full Story »

Shrewsbury duo Sean Goss and Rekeil Pyke to miss Wigan clash

Posted Monday, April 19, 2021 by PA26 hits

Shrewsbury will be without Sean Goss and Rekeil Pyke for Tuesday’s Sky Bet League One game at home to Wigan.Midfielder Goss and forward Pyke missed the weekend defeat to Doncaster with hamstring and calf problems respectively and will not be fit to return.Midfielder Brad Walker is pushing for a start after two substitute appearances following a groin issue.Shrews defender Aaron Pierre (cal...Full Story »

Leam Richardson warns Wigan players they “haven’t achieved anything yet”

Posted Saturday, April 17, 2021 by PA19 hits

Boss Leam Richardson felt Wigan were good value for their 2-0 victory over 10-man Crewe which moved them four points clear of the League One drop zone with four matches remaining.A first-half freak goal from Joe Dodoo and a second-half penalty from Lee Evans gave Wigan their third league win in a row for the first time this term.Crewe’s afternoon was summed up by the straight red card for ...Full Story »

Wigan boost survival hopes with vital victory over 10-man Crewe

Posted Saturday, April 17, 2021 by PA13 hits

Wigan recorded their third League One win in a row for the first time this season to see off 10-man Crewe 2-0 at the DW Stadium – and take another huge step towards safety.Leam Richardson’s men took the lead inside 15 minutes thanks to a freakish deflection from Joe Dodoo and never looked back.Funso Ojo twice came close to doubling the lead before the all-important second goal did ar...Full Story »

No new issues for Leam Richardson ahead of Wigan’s clash with Crewe

Posted Friday, April 16, 2021 by PA19 hits

Wigan boss Leam Richardson has no new injury problems ahead of Saturday’s League One fixture against Crewe.Striker Callum Lang returned from a concussion lay-off to score the winner against promotion-chasing Sunderland in midweek, and in the process helped Latics climb out of the relegation zone.Viv Solomon-Otabor continues to play through the pain barrier as medical staff monitor floating...Full Story »

Sunderland boss Lee Johnson admits strugglers Wigan deserved their victory

Posted Wednesday, April 14, 2021 by PA20 hits

Sunderland boss Lee Johnson held up his hands and admitted Sky Bet League One strugglers Wigan were good value for their 2-1 victory at the DW Stadium.The Black Cats lost for the second time in four days to dent their automatic promotion hopes.On the flip side, back-to-back wins over the same period have lifted Wigan out of the relegation zone with five matches to go.And Johnson was the first to...Full Story »

Sunderland’s automatic promotion hopes suffer blow as Wigan secure comeback win

Posted Wednesday, April 14, 2021 by PA21 hits

Sunderland’s automatic promotion hopes suffered a massive blow after Wigan came from behind to win 2-1 at the DW Stadium.Latics picked up their second win in four days to move out of the relegation zone with five matches to go.But after back-to-back setbacks, the Black Cats look like they may have to make do with the play-offs.It looked good for the visitors when Aiden McGeady’s cros...Full Story »

Callum Lang awaits concussion tests ahead of Wigan’s home clash with Sunderland

Posted Monday, April 12, 2021 by PA20 hits

Wigan will check on Callum Lang ahead of their home game against Sunderland.The striker missed the win at Doncaster on Saturday under concussion protocols after he suffered a head injury against Portsmouth on Easter Monday.Midfielder Viv Solomon-Otabor continues to play through the pain barrier as medics monitor floating bone fragments in his knee.Scott Wootton and Gavin Massey are set to miss t...Full Story »

Leam Richardson delighted to see Wigan get the result they deserved at Doncaster

Posted Sunday, April 11, 2021 by PA13 hits

Wigan boss Leam Richardson was delighted to see his side convert a positive performance into a result as they gave their survival hopes a major boost with a 4-1 win over Doncaster.Goals from Joe Dodoo, Thelo Aasgaard, Viv Solomon-Otabor and Will Keane earned Wigan their first win in six and lifted them within a point of the safety mark in Sky Bet League One.Richardson has felt his side’s p...Full Story »

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