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  1. Wigan mull Chicago Fire interest in midfielder Shaun Maloney

    Major League Soccer side Chicago Fire will find out this week whether they have been successful in their pursuit of Scotland and Wigan Athletic forward Shaun Maloney, sources have told ESPN FC. The interest from Chicago was first registered last Nove...

    Story | Conversation | January 12, 2015
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  3. Roger Espinoza returns to Sporting Kansas City

    ESPN staff

    Honduran midfielder Roger Espinoza will return to Sporting Kansas City after the MLS club announced a new deal for 28-year-old on Tuesday. Espinoza previously played for Sporting KC from 2008-2012 before joining Wigan in England. He was a feature in ...

    Story | Conversation | January 06, 2015
  4. Arsenal angst grows ahead of Wigan test

    Iain Macintosh

    When Wigan Athletic knocked Manchester City out of the FA Cup in March, Arsenal's supporters rejoiced. Their long-suffering, silver-starved starlets would find themselves to be the only major power in the last four, and one of only two remaining Prem...

    Blog | April 10, 2014
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  6. Video: Wigan Athletic's brilliant FA Cup song features owner Dave...

    Chris Wright

    With a blockbuster semifinal against Arsenal to play as they continue their impressive defence of the FA Cup, Wigan Athletic have released an official companion song for the game at Wembley on April 12. Entitled "I'm From Wigan, Me," Wigan's semif...

    Blog | April 03, 2014
  7. Inspired Silva maintains Man City's challenge

    Simon Curtis

    For a team of mercenaries with no team spirit. For a team that had a week ago been knocked out of the FA Cup by second tier Wigan Athletic. For a team knocked out of the Champions League in midweek. For a team coming back from a gruelling and fruitle...

    Blog | March 15, 2014
  8. Man City's rot, Barca's slump, Bayern's record push, more

    Gabriele Marcotti

    Give all the credit in the world to Wigan Athletic, Emmerson Boyce, Uwe Rosler, Dave Whelan and whomever else you like. They defeated Manchester City 2-1 Sunday in the FA Cup quarterfinals, making history twice in two years against the Blues, the ric...

    Blog | March 10, 2014
  9. Cup holders Lactics humble Premier League Bluebirds

    Mike Morris

    A surprisingly good crowd of over 17,000 saw Cardiff City stumble to a 2 - 1 home defeat against Wigan Athletic and crash out of the FA Cup. Wigan might be the FA Cup holders but they are a side playing in The Championship and it was alarming just...

    Blog | February 16, 2014
  10. Visit to Sunderland of significance to Bruce

    Philip Buckingham

    Steve Bruce has not set foot inside the Stadium of Light since November 26, 2011. On that day he saw his Sunderland side beaten 2-1 at home to Wigan Athletic, a grim defeat that would signal the end of his reign on Wearside. A phone call from owner E...

    Blog | February 06, 2014
  11. Arsenal set their sights on Draxler

    ESPN staff

    Is Julian Draxler destined to be the new Robin van Persie? The Mirror is reporting that Arsene Wenger sees that kind of centre-forward potential for the young Schalke attacking midfielder -- and is preparing a 35 million pound bid. 22.34 GMT: That...

    Blog | January 15, 2014
  12. Progressive Martinez continues to enhance reputation

    Richard Jolly

    When Dave Whelan starts talking, people stop listening. The Wigan Athletic owner's opinions may have been voiced too many times over the years. Some of his views appear too extreme or irrelevant to gain credence. So many tuned out when he suggested a...

    Blog | January 09, 2014
  13. Roberto Martinez reveling in Everton's challenge

    Roger Bennett

    For his next trick, Roberto Martinez will attempt the art of alchemy. The Catalan manager arrived at Goodison Park this summer once his powers of levitation and escapology had ultimately failed him after four seasons at Wigan Athletic. Everton ha...

    Blog | September 13, 2013
  14. The end of Coyle's honeymoon period

    Ned Brown

    The honeymoon period for Owen Coyle and the FA Cup winners came to an end at Dean Court Saturday. Latics were brought back to reality as a nervy, but resolute, Bournemouth team proved strong opposition in a 1-0 victory. A succession of errors by W...

    Blog | August 18, 2013
  15. Preview: Wigan pay a visit to Bournemouth

    Tony Brown

    Wigan Athletic travel to the south coast on Saturday to take on newly promoted Bournemouth. The two clubs have a significant history of encounters, of which Bournemouth have won 13 times and Wigan 14, with 10 draws. Last season's FA Cup run sta...

    Blog | August 16, 2013
  16. Latics go down in return to Wembley

    Tony Brown

    Two goals from Robin van Persie -- a spectacular header in the sixth minute and a lucky deflection in the 59th -- were enough to give Manchester United a 2-0 win over Wigan Sunday in the Community Shield match at Wembley. Wigan keeper Scott Carson...

    Blog | August 11, 2013
  17. Moyes has more to lose than Coyle -- Community Shield preview

    Tony Brown

    Dave Whelan is well known for supporting his managers and his comments during the week have already taken pressure off Owen Coyle ahead of Sunday's Community Shield match at Wembley. - Brewin: Sink or swim Whelan said that he regards the match ...

    Blog | August 10, 2013
  18. Maloney -- the key to promotion

    Tony Brown

    Who was the best "playmaker" in the Premier League last season? Big names from big clubs quickly come to mind: Juan Mata, David Silva, Santi Cazorla, Eden Hazard, Wayne Rooney, to name but a few. The name of Shaun Maloney probably would not even ...

    Blog | August 09, 2013