Category Archives: Wigan Athletic

Brexit: How will it affect the Premier League?

It comes without surprise that all 20 of the current Premier League clubs were against Brexit in the first place. With Britain set to leave the EU on March 29th, and a ‘no deal’ Brexit looming closer by the minute, what will happen to The Premier League and English football in the future?    The first likely outcome of Brexit on English football is

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3 players that Wigan should look to sign to secure promotion

Former Premier League regulars and FA Cup winners Wigan Athletic have had a rough ride in recent years and were relegated from the Championship last season. However, Paul Cook has brought the feel good factor back to Wigan this season as they find themselves top of the table two points clear of Shrewsbury. With fixture congestion and the fact that

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Checkatrade Trophy: Is The Format Working?

Last season the EFL brought in a new format for the old Johnstone’s Paint Trophy and really it hasn’t helped teams in lower leagues. The new format encourages teams in the Premier League and the Championship to submit an Under 21’s squad into the competition. So is this format still a good idea? The final of last season’s Checkatrade trophy

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Top four games from tonight’s EFL games

With there being no Premier League action tonight with The Champions League taking over we thought we should highlight the top four games from England’s three professional leagues in action.   Aston Villa VS Middlesbrough  Two former Premier League big boys face off tonight as Steve Bruce’s Aston Villa welcome Garry Monk’s Middlesbrough. Aston Villa have had a rocky start

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Is football for the fans anymore?

It’s been a crazy summer for football this year with some crazy numbers coming from the amount that clubs have spent with Neymar and Mbappe etc. The money from the new Premier League television rights deal is well and truly coming to fruition with Premier League spending and revenues on the up. Even in the Championship spending has increased with

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