FA Cup holders Wigan Athletic will be hoping to continue their defence of the famous trophy by defeating Premier League strugglers Cardiff City.
The hosts have only won three times since Ole Gunnar Solskjaer took charge at the beginning of the year, but two of those have been in the FA Cup as the Bluebirds have accounted for Newcastle United and Bolton Wanderers. They are faltering in the league and struggling to score goals, however...More
FA Cup holders Wigan Athletic continue the defence of their trophy with a home tie against Crystal Palace in the fourth round.
The Latics needed a replay and extra time to prevent a dogged and determined Milton Keynes Dons from ending their FA Cup campaign at the first hurdle, but victory continued what has been a very good start overall for new manager Uwe Rosler, who replaced the unfortunate Owen Coyle in December. They are still h...More
Aston Villa boss Paul Lambert has revealed that the midland outfit were still in need of Marc Albrighton, which was why they recalled the player from his loan spell at Wigan after just a month, writes BBC Sport.
With Villa set to face a run of eight games in just 33 days, Lambert felt the need to get the former England U-21 star back to Villa Park to add a bit of depth to help ease the burden on the current first teamers.
The Football Association is to change the regulation that says retrospective disciplinary action cannot be taken against a player if one of the match officials sees the incident, the Daily Mirror has reported. The new stance comes after Wigan Athletic’s Callum McManaman escaped sanction for a knee-high challenge on Newcastle defender Massimo Haidara last season.
Referee Mark Halsey admitted he did not see the tackle and would have se...More
In addition to Arouna Kone, signed on Monday, new Everton manager Roberto Martinez has his sights set on a reunion with three more of his former players at Wigan, according to the Daily Mail: Victor Moses, who joined Chelsea last year, defender Antolin Alcaraz, and goalkeeper Joel Robles, who was on loan at the DW Stadium towards the end of last season.
With money tight at Everton, the club would prefer a loan deal for Moses, who spe...More
New Wigan boss Owen Coyle has confirmed that striker Arouna Kone is set to leave the DW Stadium, with a reunion with former boss Roberto Martinez at Everton on the cards according to Goal.com.
Interest in Kone from the Premier League is thought to be high, with Swansea, Norwich, Everton and Liverpool all thought to be keen on the former Levante star, but Goodison Park appears to be the player’s preferred destination.
Speaking to BBC...More
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