Clueless Soccer Owner Tacks On More Racism In Apology For Earlier Racism

Dave Whelan, the septuagenarian owner of former Premier League club Wigan, is having some trouble keeping his foot out of his mouth. Of course, when words like "chink," "chingaling," and phrases like "Jewish people chase money more than everybody else" seem like acceptable fodder for public statements, it's… » 12/05/14 5:08pm 12/05/14 5:08pm

Wigan Fan Gives Zero Fucks

As we have told you here repeatedly, Wigan is going to be relegated. Today's 4-1 result (and counting) against Arsenal are making sure of that. Their supporters, well, this guy will love it in the nPower Championship. » 5/14/13 4:16pm 5/14/13 4:16pm

Ben Watson's Added-Time Header Delivered Doomed Wigan The FA Cup

Wigan entered today's FA Cup final as 17-2 underdogs, and are facing a major uphill battle to stay in the Premiership. That Ben Watson—a late substitution who broke his leg early this season—scored the winning goal for the Latics makes today's story that much more improbable. » 5/11/13 2:28pm 5/11/13 2:28pm

FA Cup Semifinal Gets Violent As Millwall Fans Fight Cops, Each Other

Hooliganism became the word on everyone's lips today after an FA Cup semifinal in which the action in the Wembley Stadium stands overshadowed that on the pitch. » 4/13/13 4:13pm 4/13/13 4:13pm

FA Decides Not To Punish Callum McManaman For Inflicting Serious Knee…

Wigan's match with Newcastle United turned ugly this weekend when Latics forward Callum McManaman's reckless tackle on Newcastle's Massadio Haïdara left the latter with a season-ending knee injury. Things got even uglier in the aftermath. » 3/20/13 12:10pm 3/20/13 12:10pm

Today's Blackburn-Wigan Match Was Interrupted By A Chicken

Blackburn Rovers are facing relegation from the Premiership, and need a win against WIgan Athletic today to even have a chance at staying in England's top soccer division. Perhaps as a statement against absentee owners, a chicken bearing the Blackburn flag was unleashed onto the pitch early in today's match,… » 5/07/12 3:20pm 5/07/12 3:20pm

Plane Banner Insults Are Now Played Out In English Soccer

Last Sunday, West Ham played Wigan away in a battle to avoid relegation. Things didn't work out so well for the Hammers. Rival fans from Millwall chose the very moment that Wigan sealed West Ham's fate to fly a plane over the stadium with a mocking banner. Avram Grant, by the way, is the West Ham manager who was fired… » 5/19/11 3:50pm 5/19/11 3:50pm

Tevez Grabs A Hat-Trick As Expected!

Those who followed The Spoiler's advice by having a little Monday night flutter on the Tevez scoring slippers — you're welcome. Go and treat yourself. Above are the all the goals! » 3/30/10 5:35pm 3/30/10 5:35pm