Wigan Athletic

Wigan Athletic F.C. - Latest Team and Transfer News | Mail Online 14 Jul 22:26

Wigan 1-1 Liverpool: Mo Salah scores on his Reds debut

DOMINIC KING: The smile said everything. It may have been a dank Friday evening in the middle of July but none of that mattered to Mohamed Salah as he scored on his Liverpool debut.

Latest Stories, Video, and Commentary about Wigan Athletic | BBC 28 Jun 11:02

Buxton joins Burton after Wigan exit

Championship side Burton Albion sign former Derby County and Wigan Athletic defender Jake Buxton on a one-year contract.

Latest Stories, Video, and Commentary about Wigan Athletic | BBC 26 Jun 13:27

Burton Albion sign full-back Warnock

Burton Albion sign full-back Stephen Warnock on a one-year deal after his release by Wigan Athletic.

Latest Stories, Video, and Commentary about Wigan Athletic | BBC 21 Jun 23:18

Flores signs two-year Wigan deal

Winger Jordan Flores signs a new two-year contract with League One side Wigan Athletic.

Latest Stories, Video, and Commentary about Wigan Athletic | BBC 21 Jun 10:00

League One fixtures in full

Find out your team's fixtures in League One during the 2017-18 season.

Latest Stories, Video, and Commentary about Wigan Athletic | BBC 20 Jun 23:12

Wigan agree to release Buxton

Wigan Athletic defender Jake Buxton leaves the club by mutual consent after 12 months of a three-year contract.

Wigan Athletic F.C. - Latest Team and Transfer News | Mail Online 19 Jun 11:30

Warren Joyce becomes new Melbourne City head coach

Former Manchester United reserves and Wigan manager Warren Joyce has been named as the new head coach of Australia A-League side Melbourne City.

Wigan Athletic F.C. - Latest Team and Transfer News | Mail Online 17 Jun 18:52

Warren Joyce set to take over as boss of Melbourne City

Warren Joyce is poised to take over as manager of Melbourne City this week. The 52-year-old former Manchester United coach took a flight on Saturday ahead of finalising terms with the Australian club.

Wigan Athletic – teamtalk.com 12 Jun 22:17

First-round draw of League Cup to be made in Bangkok

The first round draw for next season’s Carabao Cup will be made in Bangkok, Thailand on Friday.

Newly-relegated Sunderland will be one of 70 clubs in the first round draw of the League Cup with Hull and Middlesbrough among those joining the competition in round two.

Thai energy drinks brand Carabao signed an ÂŁ18million, three-year deal with the EFL to become the competition’s title sponsor earlier this year.

The first round draw will be seeded and regionalised to reduce travelling time for supporters.

This year’s final saw Manchester United beat Southampton 3-2 at Wembley in February.

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Wigan Athletic – teamtalk.com 8 Jun 16:49

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Wigan Athletic – teamtalk.com 6 Jun 18:32

Perkins to remain at the DW

Wigan midfielder David Perkins has signed a one-year extension to his contract with the club.

Perkins, 34, has committed himself to the Latics and new manager Paul Cook until the summer of 2018 following their relegation to Sky Bet League One.

“Every squad needs its senior players and David is one of those players every club needs,” said Cook, who quit as Portsmouth boss to take over from Graham Barrow at the end of last month.

Cook added on the club’s official website: “As far as the division goes, he’s been there and done it. He clearly keeps himself very fit and I’m sure he’ll continue to be a great asset to the club.”

CONFIRMED: David Perkins signs one-year extension with Latics! Full story here >>> https://t.co/kQEPnbFJIu #wafc pic.twitter.com/BkhGY2bI9w

— Wigan Athletic (@LaticsOfficial) June 6, 2017

Perkins joined Wigan from Blackpool in May 2015 and has made a total of 77 appearances. His previous clubs include Morecambe, Rochdale, Colchester and Barnsley.

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Wigan Athletic – teamtalk.com 5 Jun 16:28

Defender Dunkley agrees Wigan switch

Wigan have agreed to sign Oxford defender Chey Dunkley on a free transfer.

The 25-year-old centre-back will join the Latics on a three-year deal when his U’s contract expires on June 30.

He is the first signing made by new Wigan manager Paul Cook as the club prepare for life in Sky Bet League One following their recent relegation.

Cook told the club’s official website: “Chey is an exciting talent and will be a big asset. He adds more quality to a strong defensive department.”

CONFIRMED TRANSFER: Chey Dunkley set to join Latics when his @OUFCOfficial contract expires on June 30 >>> https://t.co/3yxa518j4w #wafc pic.twitter.com/89GPZYcxxo

— Wigan Athletic (@LaticsOfficial) June 5, 2017

Wolverhampton-born Dunkley began his career with Crewe and had spells with non-league sides Hednesford and Kidderminster before moving to Oxford in 2014.

He made a total of 78 league appearances for the U’s, helping them achieve promotion from League Two in 2016 and reach consecutive Checkatrade Trophy finals.

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Wigan Athletic – teamtalk.com 30 May 12:54

Wigan boss Barrow leaves the DW, Cook heavily linked

Interim manager Graham Barrow has left Wigan, the club have confirmed. 

The 62-year-old had been in charge since March but was unable to stop the Latics being relegated from the Sky Bet Championship.

Backroom staff Mick Rathbone, John Doolan and Jimmy Barrow also left the DW Stadium on Monday.Portsmouth boss Paul Cook has been heavily linked with the Wigan hotseat.

CLUB STATEMENT: Graham Barrow leaves Wigan Athletic. Full Details >>> https://t.co/eC2wskUltf #wafc pic.twitter.com/3iuC7vlcwy

— Wigan Athletic (@LaticsOfficial) May 29, 2017

Chairman David Sharpe told the club’s official site: “Graham has spent a large part of his professional career with Wigan Athletic over three spells, and has been with us during the highs and lows of the past eight years.

“On behalf of everyone at the club and all our supporters, I want to thank him for all his hard work during his time with Wigan Athletic.

“Graham has been a great servant to the club as a player, a manager and a coach and on behalf of everyone at Wigan Athletic, we wish him all the very best for the future.”

Barrow had spent 15 years at the Latics in three different spells, having previously been a coach under Roberto Martinez in 2009 before being promoted to assistant manager and also serving as caretaker boss in 2013 and 2016.

Previously, he was manager between 1994 and 1995, helping the club rise away from the foot of the Football League and also made 212 appearances for the club between 1981 and 1986, scoring 44 goals.

Barrow won two and lost five of his nine games in charge this season after Warren Joyce left in March as Wigan finished second bottom, four years after dropping out of the Premier League.

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Wigan Athletic F.C. - Latest Team and Transfer News | Mail Online 29 May 21:53

Wigan eye Paul Cook as interim boss Graham Barrow departs

Interim manager Graham Barrow has left Wigan, the club have confirmed. The 62-year-old had been in charge since March but was unable to stop the Latics being relegated from the Championship.

Wigan Athletic F.C. - Latest Team and Transfer News | Mail Online 22 May 19:50

Former Man City chief exeuctive Garry Cook joins Wigan

Cook spent three years with City where he was responsible for a series of PR blunders as they tried to establish themselves as a European heavyweight under their new Abu Dhabi-based owners.

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