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Friday 31 March 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# Wigan

This year
# Stalemate
McClean lines out for Wigan in Blackburn draw hours after birth of daughter
Blackburn missed out on a chance to climb into the top six on the Championship table.
Last year
# steady as she goes
Ireland's Egan on target as Sheffield United close in on Championship leaders Burnley
Billy Sharp also scored for the winners in their 2-1 win over struggling Wigan.
# Kolo... Kolo Kolo
Kolo Toure named new Wigan manager
The former Arsenal, Manchester City and Liverpool defender succeeds Leam Richardson, who was sacked earlier this month.
# Movers and Shakers
Irish quartet help Preston end wait for home win, Keane goal not enough for Wigan
It was a busy night of Championship action.
# Worry
Private investigator begins hunt for missing rugby league player
Repeated attempts to track Bryn Hargreaves down have drawn a blank
Former All Black and Samoa player Va'aiga Tuigamala dies aged 52
Affectionately known as ‘Inga the winger,’ Tuigamala played in both the rugby union and rugby league.
All time
# Heartbreak
Cook feeling 'physically sick' as final-day draw leaves Wigan facing relegation
Facing a 12-point deduction for entering administration, a win against Fulham last night would have made Wigan safe.
# Relegation
Luton and Barnsley survive in the Championship as Charlton, Wigan and Hull face the drop
Ireland striker James Collins was amongst the goalscorers for Luton.
# safety to relegation fears
Crisis-hit Wigan's 12-point penalty to be enforced after final Championship game
The 2013 FA Cup winners may soon find themselves in the relegation zone after entering administration.
# In Demand
Bristol City and Birmingham keen on Wigan boss Cook
The Championship clubs want to tempt the ex-Sligo Rovers boss to take over.
# Goal Crazy
Irish U21 star Knight scores but Derby lose, Wigan hit 7 goals in first half to crush Hull
West Brom now know that wins in their remaining two games will clinch promotion to the Premier League.
# Future Boss
'Being over here as a family is special' - Farrell excited to succeed Schmidt
The 43-year-old takes over as Ireland head coach after this year’s World Cup.
# Sparky
Southampton book Wembley semi-final date in Mark Hughes' first game as manager
Paul Cook and Wigan’s giantkilling fairytale has come to an end.
# replay night
Third-tier Wigan stun Bournemouth as Swansea also progress in FA Cup
Wigan and Swansea march on to the fourth round.
# chorley
'It simply beggars belief': 88-year-old woman brutally attacked in her own home in Lancashire
A manhunt is underway for the pensioner’s attacker.
Man United v Wigan, FA Cup fourth round
Man United took on Wigan, as the Red Devils attempted to stay in with a chance of retaining the trophy they won last season.
# Latics
Give it Giggsy: Wigan reportedly ready to offer United icon manager job
Paul Scholes and Nicky Butt may join him at the club, according to the Daily Mail.
# Wigan
Man arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after baby is abandoned in hospital toilet
The baby boy was resuscitated and is now doing well.
# Disqualified
VIDEO: Drunk driver flips vehicle after crashing into parked car
Another road user caught the incident on his dashcam.
# Snapped Up
Ireland winger James McClean is back in the Premier League
McClean is leaving Wigan after two seasons in the Championship.
# Shamed
Ben Flower apologises for his violent assault during yesterday's Super League Grand Final
The Wigan prop was sent-off just two minutes into the game after twice punching St Helen’s Lance Hohaia.
# Winning
7 steps to a successful Fantasy Football team
Fed up with constantly finishing bottom of your league? Read our guide on all things FF-related.
# Round-Up
Europa League wrap: Swansea see off St Gallen, Powell scores Wigan's first goal in Europe
The Swans and the Latics rounded off a productive night for British clubs in the competition.
# Wigan
Ethics watchdog drops investigation into Michael Lowry
Almost 400 complaints had been received about the TD’s business dealings in Wigan.
# Wembley Way
4 reasons we can't wait for the Community Shield
The first silverware of the new English season is up for grabs today, and we’re stoked about it.
# cheap and cheerful
Sweep ‘em up: It’s your Premier League freebie XI
Because sometimes the best things in life are free.
# fingered
This unhappy Wigan fan expressed himself through the language of bird-flipping on TV
We bet he got a few texts after this was shown on Sky.
# Nasty
Bobby Zamora sees red for landing a boot to the head of Jordi Gomez
The QPR striker is clearly a little too excited about tonight’s Wrestlemania.
# Report
Horror tackle overshadows Wigan win over Newcastle
“In all honesty it’s difficult to take and difficult to talk about,” said Alan Pardew after the match.
# Reducer
Is this the worst tackle in the Premier League this season?
The referee didn’t even see Wigan’s Callum McManamam try to divorce Newcastle’s Massadio Haidara from his left knee.
# Upset
Wigan down Toffees in 3 crazy minutes of football, progress to semis for the first time
The Latics have beaten Everton after three first half goals at Goodison Park.
Wigan v Liverpool, Premier League
Liverpool took on Wigan, with Brendan Rodgers’ side hoping to recover from their recent Europa League exit.
# Unstoppable
United go 15 points clear, Arsenal turn the page
It’s looking increasingly likely that the Premier League title will be returning to the red half of Manchester.
# You're nicked
Man secretly stole ex brother-in-law's cash for six years
Bernard Young has pleaded guilty to sneaking into his ex-wife’s house to take an ATM card and steal money.
# Done Deal
Man United loan teenager Henriquez to Wigan
Henriquez has described the move to the Premier League strugglers as a “fantastic opportunity”.
# Premier League
Ferguson hails goal-hungry United display
The Manchester Unted boss was full of praise for his strikers after today’s “emphatic” win.
Premier League 3pms
The league’s top three all played on a busy St Stephens’ Day.
# Latics
Premier League: Martinez expects Espinoza to have impact at Wigan
“He is someone who physically is really capable and has a gifted left foot,” Martinez said of the midfielder.
# Complaint
Martinez angry over 'ruthless' treatment of James McCarthy
The Wigan manager suggested Norwich “targeted” the Irish international in Saturday’s game between the two sides.
Premier League 3pms
Manchester United hosted Sunderland while Liverpool were at home to Aston Villa.