Entries in Wigan (145)
Much was made in the build up to the cup final of Premier League safety being more important than FA Cup glory and in a business sense it might be hard to argue, but ask the majority of football supporters what they would rather and the unanimous outcome would be Cup glory.
As we draw near to the summer transfer window, media speculation surrounds players and coaches, here are some of the names mentioned that have moved or could be moving.
The Express reports that Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers hasn’t wasted any time in targeting relegated Wigan’s prized assets.
The Lancashire club were finally and almost mercifully put out
Wigan’s defeat at Arsenal last night saved Tottenham’s Danny Rose from a rather uncomfortable last day of the season.
The young left back has been on loan at Sunderland this
Wigan’s life as a Premiership football team is on the line against Arsenal on Tuesday night just three days after winning the FA cup. Martinez’s team have to beat Champions League chasing Arsenal at the Emirates to remain within reach of safety with one game to go. It’s not out of the realms of possibility as Wigan have often proved in seasons gone by they save their best for last but it will be a tough ask with a lot on the line for Arsenal as well. If they do fall through the Premier League trap door they will face a difficult challenge of keeping hold of their best players.
With Sir Alex Ferguson retiring and David Moyes taking his position at Manchester United, we could now see several other top flight managers changing clubs as Everton chairman, Bill Kenwright, tries to appoint the best man to lead The Toffees in the new season. Let's have a look at some of the candidates rumoured to be in the frame to take Moyes' position.
Wigan made history on Saturday by winning their first ever major trophy and now jubilant fans are now expectant the Latics can turn their cup triumph into league form. Wigan have narrowly avoided relegation in the past three seasons, and after so many close-escapes fans have become expectant they will again somehow miraculously avoid the drop.
It is fair to say that Wigan are the big underdogs heading into Saturday's FA Cup final against Man City.
David Moyes’ defection from Everton to succeed Sir Alex Ferguson at Man United has set off a game of musical chairs that the world of football has been waiting for. Amidst all the hyperbole surrounding Fergie’s retirement and succession, it is easy to forget that another long era, albeit one not even half his length, is at an end. So who will end up at Everton when the music stops?
It could have been as good as done and dusted in regards to Premier League relegation, yet Wigan's win at West Brom on Saturday has left several clubs more than a little bit concerned about their Premiership status a status that for many had seemed all but assured only a few weeks ago.
With the small Scotsman recently becoming resurgent during Wigan’s 4th straight relegation run in, Shaun Maloney seems to engineering their form which keeps them afloat every year, here is a little run through of his career.