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FIVE WIGAN PLAYERS SIGN PROFESSIONAL CONTRACTS AT THE CLUB

Posted on July 4, 2021 in WAFC

Wigan Athletic have announced that they are delighted to make it known that several of their stars have signed professional contracts at the club, according to their statement on their official website. The club recently published an official statement on their website in a bid to make it known to the general public and their fans so they will be carried along about the affairs going on within the squad.

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The players who have been confirmed to have signed the contracts include Sam Tickle (Goalkeeper), Baba Adeeko (Central midfielder), Harry McGee (Central midfielder), Harry McHugh (Central midfielder), and Tom Costello (Striker). The five players have impressed during their stay at the club and have now been handed professional contracts at the DW Stadium. They were playing at the academy and were given some time to prove themselves and they have now gotten the reward they have proven that they deserve.
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BARNSLEY SIGN COLE ON FREE TRANSFER

Posted on June 26, 2021 in WAFC

Barnsley have struck an agreement with striker Devante Cole over a free transfer move to the club. Former Wigan Athletic player Cole will leave Scottish Premiership outfit Motherwellthis summer at the end of his contract to join Barnsley in the English Championship.

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The news of his free transfer move to Barnsley has been confirmed by Motherwell. Ex-Wigan Athletic striker Cole opted not to renew his contract at Fir Park.
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POWELL OUT OF CHERRIES GAME

Posted on May 25, 2021 in WAFC

Former WiganAtheltic attacker Nick Powell has been ruled out of the English Championship clash between Stoke City and Bournemouth this weekend.

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Powell was ruled out of the game by Stoke City boss Michael O’Neill during his pre-match presser ahead of theBournemouth clash at the Vitality Stadium. The former Wigan Athletic player has been ruled out of the game as a result of a groin injury meaning that he has played his last game for Stoke City this season.
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PORTSMOUTH WANT TO SIGN EX-LIVERPOOL STARLET

Posted on May 4, 2021 in WAFC

Former Liverpool youngster, George Johnston, who is currently on loan at Wigan Athletic is currently attracting a lot of interest from League One outfits Portsmouth and Ipswich Town who both want to snap up the young player ahead of the upcoming season. Football Insider, the source of the report, also added that Wigan would be more than willing to keep hold of the player who has won the hearts of the fan and everyone at the club since sealing his loan move there.

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The 22-year-old decided that it was only a good decision for him to leave his parent club, Dutch heavyweights Feyenoord and seal a move to Wigan in a bid to get more game time and focus on taking up more games as he looks to rediscover his form.
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MATCH REPORT: PETERBOROUGH 2 – 1 WIGAN ATHLETIC

Posted on March 8, 2021 in WAFC

Peterborough secured a 2-1 win over Wigan Athletic thanks to two late goals from striker Johnson Clarke-Harris. The win made it a sixth on the bounce for Peterborough who extended their lead at the top of the League One table. Aasgaard was the scorer for Wigan who opened the scoring after 72 minutes of football and wasted chances.

Wigan always knocked at the Peterborough door and kept looking for a breakthrough as they searched for the opening goal. They spurred a lot of chances but finally broke the deadlock through Aasgaard in the 72nd minute after the striker latched the ball into the back of the net following a brilliant team move by the visitors.
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Spanish investors prepared to buy Wigan Athletic even if they are relegated

Posted on February 17, 2021 in WAFC

Wigan Athletic’s Spanish bidders are prepared to stay patient in their bid to take control of the club. The Greater Manchester outfit were one of the in-form teams during the backend of the 2019/2020 Championship season, but were still relegated after the final matchday due to the 12-point deduction for entering administration.

Their return to League One has been far from fruitful after the exodus of key players over the summer and they are currently languishing at the bottom of the table with just eight points, five adrift of safety. The Spanish investors placed their bid to buy Wigan more than two months ago, but the EFL have yet to give the green light for them to takeover. (more…)

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WIGAN ATHLETIC ARE HAVING A BIG WEEK AT THEIR HANDS

Posted on January 28, 2021 in WAFC

The club have a total number of seven players who will be out of contract in the next week, and three of those seven have already sealed moves away from the club. The club’s administrators are still currently in the hunt for prospective buyers as the club has been put up for sale, but it still does not hinder the departures that have already taken place, and the ones that are expected to still happen.


Curtis Tilt who was formerly on loan from Rotherham and was joined on the list of loaned-in arrivals by Matty Palmer who came from Swindon Town, and Darnell Johnson who spent his own loan stint at the club after sealing a move from Premier League side Leicester City have all returned to their respective parent clubs as their deals already expired since on the 4th of January. (more…)

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