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  • Relegated Wigan turn to former Bolton manager Owen Coyle June 14, 2013

    London: FA Cup holders Wigan Athletic, who were relegated from the Premier League two days after winning their first major trophy, are set to appoint Owen Coyle, the former boss of rivals Bolton Wanderers, as their manager. "In principle we have agreed a deal," Wigan owner Dave Whelan told Sky Sports...
  • Martinez offered Liverpool job: Wigan owner May 25, 2012

    London: Wigan Athletic's Roberto Martinez has been "made an offer" by Liverpool's American owners who are searching for a new manager after sacking Kenny Dalglish, Wigan chairman Dave Whelan said on Friday. Martinez flew to Miami after holidaying in Barbados to meet Liverpool's principle owner John Henry and, according to Whelan,...
  • Liverpool approach Wigan manager Martinez May 17, 2012

    London: Liverpool have been given permission by Wigan to speak to manager Roberto Martinez about succeeding the fired Kenny Dalglish. Wigan chairman Dave Whelan says the approach from Liverpool came on Thursday while he was with Martinez, a day after Dalglish was sacked following the club's disappointing season in which they...