Wigan Athletic F.C.
Association football club in England
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Wigan Athletic Football Club are an English professional association football club based in Wigan, Greater Manchester, England. They will play the 2020–21 season in League One, the third tier of English football. Founded in 1932, the club have played at the 25,000-seater DW Stadium since 1999, before which they played at Springfield Park. Their colours are blue and white stripes, although all-blue shirts have been common throughout the club's history. Wigan was elected to the Football League in 1978, and competed in the Premier League from 2005 to 2013.
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Wigan Athletic: Former owner Au Yeung Wai Kay waives £36m owed by clubFormer Wigan Athletic owner Au Yeung Wai Kay agrees to waive the £36m owed to him by the League One club.
Super League: Wigan beat Leeds to go top of Super LeagueLiam Farrell scores his 100th club try to help Wigan Warriors move to the top of Super League with victory over Leeds Rhinos.
Wigan free climber Adam Lockwood sentenced for defying banAdam Lockwood carried out a stunt in London's Canary Wharf in defiance of a ban on such activities.
Wigan relegated from Championship after losing appeal against 12-point penaltyWigan's relegation to League One is confirmed after they lose their appeal against a 12-point deduction for going into administration.
Paul Cook: Wigan Athletic manager resigns after three years in chargePaul Cook steps down as manager of Wigan Athletic after three seasons in charge of the Latics.
Wigan Athletic: Owners should 'never have been allowed to take over' - Sam MorsyWigan's owners should "never have been allowed to take over the club", says club captain Sam Morsy.
Paul Cook: Wigan Athletic boss set to step down after administration and relegationManager Paul Cook is poised to leave Wigan Athletic following their relegation to League One, and with the club in administration.
Paul Cook: Wigan Athletic boss 'physically sick' after points deduction triggers relegationBoss Paul Cook feels "physically sick" after Wigan's relegation from the Championship - by a administration-triggered 12-point deduction.
Wigan Athletic relegated after 1-1 draw with FulhamWigan are relegated after being held to a draw by a Fulham side who must be content with a place in the play-offs.
Wigan Athletic: Preferred bidder chosen, says administrator Gerald KrasnerA preferred buyer for Championship club Wigan Athletic has been chosen, says administrator Gerald Krasner.
Wigan Athletic 8-0 Hull City: Wigan score seven goals in first halfWigan Athletic score seven first-half goals to stun relegation-threatened Hull City before equalling the biggest victory in Championship history.
Wigan Athletic: Around 50% of non-playing staff to lose jobsAdministrators for Championship club Wigan Athletic begin cutting staff numbers in an effort to save money.
Wigan Athletic: Mayor Andy Burnham and MP Lisa Nandy call for takeover investigationLocal MP Lisa Nandy and Greater Manchester mayor Andy Burnham call for an investigation into Wigan Athletic's recent takeover.
Wigan Athletic: EFL chairman Rick Parry secretly filmed discussing Wigan rumoursEFL chairman Rick Parry is secretly recorded by a Wigan fan discussing rumours related to the club's administration.
Wigan Athletic: Administrator says there is plenty of interest in buying clubOne of Wigan Athletic's administrators says there have been 10 different expressions of interest in taking over the Championship side.
Wigan Athletic: Championship club goes into administrationWigan Athletic go into administration, becoming the first English professional club to do so since the coronavirus pandemic.
Wigan Athletic: Mum's pride at dead baby son's 'first game'Jack Stout, who died in 2015, appeared as a cardboard cut-out fan at a behind-closed-doors match.
Wigan Athletic: Players to defer part of wages for three months amid coronavirusWigan’s first-team players and senior staff agree to defer part of their wages for three months due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Antonee Robinson: AC Milan to make £10m move for Wigan Athletic defenderWigan Athletic defender Antonee Robinson is on the brink of a remarkable £10m move to AC Milan.
Blackburn Rovers 0-0 Wigan Athletic: Bradley Dack stretchered off in stalemateBlackburn top scorer Bradley Dack is stretchered off as struggling Wigan hold Rovers to move off the foot of the Championship.
Wigan Athletic 1-1 West Bromwich Albion: Charlie Austin rescues draw for BaggiesWest Brom miss the chance to return to the top of the Championship but Charlie Austin's goal sees them salvage a draw at Wigan.
Wigan striker Moore's fractured skull horrorWales striker Kieffer Moore reveals he could have been forced to retire after fracturing his skull playing for Barnsley in February.
Super League: Liam Marshall hat-trick helps Wigan beat Wakefield 24-16 to go secondLiam Marshall runs in a hat-trick as Wigan win at Wakefield for the first time in four visits to go second in Super League.