Wigan Athletic

Can this Wigan striker fire Northern Ireland to success at Euro 2016?

Northern Ireland manager Michael O’Neill recently announced his 23 man squad for the upcoming European Championships. It’s proven to be a successful squad during the qualifying campaign, albeit without many household names. Jonny Evans, Steven Davis and Aaron Hughes are among the most established members of the squad. As Northern Ireland prepare for their first ever European Championships however there …

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Team by Team Review of the Transfer Window

Arsenal In: Mesut Ozil (Real Madrid, £42.3m) Mathieu Flamini (AC Milan, Free) Yaya Sanogo (Auxerre, Free) Emiliano Viviano (Palermo, Loan) Out: Gervinho (Roma, £8m) Vito Mannone (Sunderland, £2m) Marouane Chamakh (C Palace, Free) Andre Santos (Flamengo, Undis.) Andrei Arshavin (Zenit, Free) Denilson (Sao Paolo, Free) Sebastien Squillaci (Bastia, Free) Joel Campbell (Olympiacos, Loan) Johan Djourou (Hamburg, Loan) Francis Coquelin (Freiburg, Loan) …

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Will Wigan beat the drop…again?

Wigan have once again found themselves in a relegation scrap this season, after heroically avoiding the drop at the end of the 2011/12 campaign. This time round, the Latics find themselves in 18th place in the Premier League table, level with 19th Aston Villa on 30 points. Martinez’s men have several tough fixtures against Manchester City, Tottenham and Arsenal still to come …

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January Transfer Window Summary

After a month of speculation and astute negotiations, the January transfer window has finally come to a close. A total of about £120m was spent – double the outlay during the same period in 2012 and the fourth biggest total since the window was introduced in 2003. The biggest spenders were, in fact, Liverpool, QPR and Newcastle, with those three …

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Buttner shines as United ease to victory against Wigan

It’s a good feeling, finally being able to sit and review the latest United match, knowing that the boys fully deserved all three points. Already this season we’ve seen a number of nervy displays, filled with defensive errors, but today it’s fair to say Ferguson’s new look team really looked the part. (Especially considering the number of players absent through …

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