Local MP Lisa Nandy has called for a full inquiry into the circumstances surrounding Wigan being placed in administration and claims the club is the victim of a “major global scandal”.
Wigan’s playing and non-playing staff will receive full payment of any outstanding wages as football creditors if the club is sold, administrators have said.
The administrators of Wigan say they will investigate the circumstances surrounding the recent sale of the club, but their first priority is to save it.
The administrators of Wigan say an investigation will take place in due course into how the club ended up in this position, but that the immediate priority is to find a buyer.
Gerald Krasner says “10 different people” have already expressed an interest in investing in Wigan after the Championship club entered administration on Wednesday.
Former Wigan owner Dave Whelan says he will look at whether he is able to help the club after they were put in administration, but says he “can’t promise anything”.
Former Wigan owner Dave Whelan says he will see if he can do anything to help the club after they were put in administration.
Championship side Wigan have gone into administration as the impact of the coronavirus pandemic starts to be felt in the English Football League.
Championship side Wigan have been placed in administration.
Stoke manager Michael O’Neill was left to bemoan “probably the worst performance” of his reign after seeing his side thumped 3-0 by Wigan in the Sky Bet Championship.
Wigan made it nine matches unbeaten, and seven clean sheets in a row, with a 3-0 thumping of Sky Bet Championship strugglers Stoke.
In-form Wigan moved five points clear of the Championship relegation zone after late efforts from substitutes Lee Evans and Michael Jacobs earned them a 2-0 home win over Blackburn.
Wigan boss Paul Cook insists “there’s a lot of hard work still to be done” after his side moved three points clear of the Sky Bet Championship relegation zone with a 2-0 win at fellow strugglers Huddersfield.
Wigan carried on where they left off before the coronavirus-enforced hiatus with a 2-0 victory at Huddersfield to move three points clear of the Sky Bet Championship relegation zone.
Antonee Robinson has returned to training for Wigan for the first time after a scan discovered an irregular heart rhythm.
On May 11, 2013 Wigan enjoyed the most famous day in their history as they beat Manchester City 1-0 to win the FA Cup.
Swansea boss Steve Cooper hailed Rhian Brewster’s finishing after the Liverpool loanee claimed his first goal in senior football.
Rhian Brewster scored his first goal in senior football as Swansea returned to the Sky Bet Championship play-off places with a 2-1 victory over Wigan.
Lee Johnson hailed goalscorers Jamie Paterson and Famara Diedhiou after watching Bristol City get back to winning ways in the Sky Bet Championship with a 2-0 victory at Wigan.
Substitute Jamie Paterson scored one and made another for Famara Diedhiou in the space of two minutes as Bristol City got back to winning ways with a 2-0 Sky Bet Championship victory at Wigan.