Wigan Athletic courted controversy this week by hiring Malky Mackay, who is under investigation by the FA for assorted bigoted and offensive text messages that were sent more than a year ago but came to light over the summer. Wigan owner Dave Whelan spoke with the Guardian today, and offered a defense of, essentially,
The Premier League is ridiculous this time of year. In addition to the giants fight for European qualification at the top of the table, you have really, really bad teams fighting to avoid relegation at the bottom.
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,…
After a shameful 9-1 thumping at Tottenham, Wigan's players will personally reimburse fans for their tickets. However, the trip from Greater Manchester to London was the first time Latics supporters experienced culture, and as such won't be refunded. [Wigan Athletic]