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Former All Black and Samoa player Va'aiga Tuigamala dies aged 52
# RIP
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# RIP

Former All Black and Samoa player Va'aiga Tuigamala dies aged 52

Feb 24th 2022, 7:33 PM 10,665 Views 10 Comments

Affectionately known as ‘Inga the winger,’ Tuigamala played in both the rugby union and rugby league.

Cook feeling 'physically sick' as final-day draw leaves Wigan facing relegation
# Heartbreak
From The42
# Heartbreak

Cook feeling 'physically sick' as final-day draw leaves Wigan facing relegation

Jul 23rd 2020, 10:46 AM 4,483 Views 1 Comment

Facing a 12-point deduction for entering administration, a win against Fulham last night would have made Wigan safe.

Luton and Barnsley survive in the Championship as Charlton, Wigan and Hull face the drop
# Relegation
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# Relegation

Luton and Barnsley survive in the Championship as Charlton, Wigan and Hull face the drop

Jul 22nd 2020, 9:47 PM 5,186 Views 5 Comments

Ireland striker James Collins was amongst the goalscorers for Luton.

Crisis-hit Wigan's 12-point penalty to be enforced after final Championship game
# Safety To Relegation Fears
From The42
# Safety To Relegation Fears

Crisis-hit Wigan's 12-point penalty to be enforced after final Championship game

Jul 21st 2020, 8:01 AM 9,634 Views 4 Comments

The 2013 FA Cup winners may soon find themselves in the relegation zone after entering administration.

Bristol City and Birmingham keen on Wigan boss Cook
# In Demand
From The42
# In Demand

Bristol City and Birmingham keen on Wigan boss Cook

Jul 16th 2020, 6:14 PM 3,300 Views 0 Comments

The Championship clubs want to tempt the ex-Sligo Rovers boss to take over.

Irish U21 star Knight scores but Derby lose, Wigan hit 7 goals in first half to crush Hull
# Goal Crazy
From The42
# Goal Crazy

Irish U21 star Knight scores but Derby lose, Wigan hit 7 goals in first half to crush Hull

Updated Jul 14th 2020, 10:20 PM 12,526 Views 6 Comments

West Brom now know that wins in their remaining two games will clinch promotion to the Premier League.

'Being over here as a family is special' - Farrell excited to succeed Schmidt
# Future Boss
From The42
# Future Boss

'Being over here as a family is special' - Farrell excited to succeed Schmidt

Feb 16th 2019, 3:08 PM 46,550 Views 39 Comments

The 43-year-old takes over as Ireland head coach after this year’s World Cup.

Southampton book Wembley semi-final date in Mark Hughes' first game as manager
# Sparky
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# Sparky

Southampton book Wembley semi-final date in Mark Hughes' first game as manager

Mar 18th 2018, 3:58 PM 6,043 Views 0 Comments

Paul Cook and Wigan’s giantkilling fairytale has come to an end.

Third-tier Wigan stun Bournemouth as Swansea also progress in FA Cup
# Replay Night
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# Replay Night

Third-tier Wigan stun Bournemouth as Swansea also progress in FA Cup

Jan 17th 2018, 10:44 PM 4,335 Views 1 Comment

Wigan and Swansea march on to the fourth round.

'It simply beggars belief': 88-year-old woman brutally attacked in her own home in Lancashire
# Chorley
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# Chorley

'It simply beggars belief': 88-year-old woman brutally attacked in her own home in Lancashire

Aug 26th 2017, 6:12 PM 15,431 Views 27 Comments

A manhunt is underway for the pensioner’s attacker.

As it happened: Man United v Wigan, FA Cup fourth round From The42
Live Jan 29th 2017, 5:04 PM

As it happened: Man United v Wigan, FA Cup fourth round

Give it Giggsy: Wigan reportedly ready to offer United icon manager job
# Latics
From The42
# Latics

Give it Giggsy: Wigan reportedly ready to offer United icon manager job

Oct 27th 2016, 10:13 AM 4,779 Views 8 Comments

Paul Scholes and Nicky Butt may join him at the club, according to the Daily Mail.

Man arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after baby is abandoned in hospital toilet
# Wigan
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# Wigan

Man arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after baby is abandoned in hospital toilet

Jul 6th 2016, 3:31 PM 22,941 Views 17 Comments

The baby boy was resuscitated and is now doing well.

VIDEO: Drunk driver flips vehicle after crashing into parked car
# Disqualified
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# Disqualified

VIDEO: Drunk driver flips vehicle after crashing into parked car

Jul 4th 2015, 10:00 AM 19,885 Views 19 Comments

Another road user caught the incident on his dashcam.

Ireland winger James McClean is back in the Premier League
# Snapped Up
From The42
# Snapped Up

Ireland winger James McClean is back in the Premier League

Jun 22nd 2015, 8:00 PM 19,575 Views 18 Comments

McClean is leaving Wigan after two seasons in the Championship.

Ben Flower apologises for his violent assault during yesterday's Super League Grand Final
# Shamed
From The42
# Shamed

Ben Flower apologises for his violent assault during yesterday's Super League Grand Final

Oct 12th 2014, 1:56 PM 7,160 Views 7 Comments

The Wigan prop was sent-off just two minutes into the game after twice punching St Helen’s Lance Hohaia.

7 steps to a successful Fantasy Football team
# Winning
From The42
# Winning

7 steps to a successful Fantasy Football team

Aug 7th 2014, 8:15 AM 44,021 Views 75 Comments

Fed up with constantly finishing bottom of your league? Read our guide on all things FF-related.

Europa League wrap: Swansea see off St Gallen, Powell scores Wigan's first goal in Europe
# Round-Up
From The42
# Round-Up

Europa League wrap: Swansea see off St Gallen, Powell scores Wigan's first goal in Europe

Oct 3rd 2013, 10:12 PM 2,535 Views 1 Comment

The Swans and the Latics rounded off a productive night for British clubs in the competition.

Ethics watchdog drops investigation into Michael Lowry
# Wigan
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# Wigan

Ethics watchdog drops investigation into Michael Lowry

Sep 26th 2013, 5:44 PM 6,982 Views 56 Comments

Almost 400 complaints had been received about the TD’s business dealings in Wigan.

4 reasons we can't wait for the Community Shield
# Wembley Way
From The42
# Wembley Way

4 reasons we can't wait for the Community Shield

Aug 11th 2013, 7:00 AM 2,689 Views 8 Comments

The first silverware of the new English season is up for grabs today, and we’re stoked about it.

Sweep ‘em up: It’s your Premier League freebie XI
# Cheap And Cheerful
From The42
# Cheap And Cheerful

Sweep ‘em up: It’s your Premier League freebie XI

Jun 8th 2013, 3:20 PM 4,695 Views 9 Comments

Because sometimes the best things in life are free.

This unhappy Wigan fan expressed himself through the language of bird-flipping on TV
# Fingered
From The42
# Fingered

This unhappy Wigan fan expressed himself through the language of bird-flipping on TV

May 14th 2013, 9:22 PM 3,666 Views 5 Comments

We bet he got a few texts after this was shown on Sky.

Bobby Zamora sees red for landing a boot to the head of Jordi Gomez
# Nasty
From The42
# Nasty

Bobby Zamora sees red for landing a boot to the head of Jordi Gomez

Apr 7th 2013, 5:04 PM 2,598 Views 0 Comments

The QPR striker is clearly a little too excited about tonight’s Wrestlemania.

Horror tackle overshadows Wigan win over Newcastle
# Report
From The42
# Report

Horror tackle overshadows Wigan win over Newcastle

Mar 17th 2013, 6:40 PM 3,106 Views 0 Comments

“In all honesty it’s difficult to take and difficult to talk about,” said Alan Pardew after the match.

Is this the worst tackle in the Premier League this season?
# Reducer
From The42
# Reducer

Is this the worst tackle in the Premier League this season?

Mar 17th 2013, 5:02 PM 6,143 Views 2 Comments

The referee didn’t even see Wigan’s Callum McManamam try to divorce Newcastle’s Massadio Haidara from his left knee.

Wigan down Toffees in 3 crazy minutes of football, progress to semis for the first time
# Upset
From The42
# Upset

Wigan down Toffees in 3 crazy minutes of football, progress to semis for the first time

Mar 9th 2013, 2:40 PM 6,990 Views 9 Comments

The Latics have beaten Everton after three first half goals at Goodison Park.

As it happened: Wigan v Liverpool, Premier League From The42
Live Mar 2nd 2013, 7:32 PM

As it happened: Wigan v Liverpool, Premier League

United go 15 points clear, Arsenal turn the page
# Unstoppable
From The42
# Unstoppable

United go 15 points clear, Arsenal turn the page

Feb 23rd 2013, 6:38 PM 1,738 Views 1 Comment

It’s looking increasingly likely that the Premier League title will be returning to the red half of Manchester.

Man secretly stole ex brother-in-law's cash for six years
# You're Nicked
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# You're Nicked

Man secretly stole ex brother-in-law's cash for six years

Jan 28th 2013, 10:02 PM 18,851 Views 13 Comments

Bernard Young has pleaded guilty to sneaking into his ex-wife’s house to take an ATM card and steal money.

Man United loan teenager Henriquez to Wigan
# Done Deal
From The42
# Done Deal

Man United loan teenager Henriquez to Wigan

Jan 2nd 2013, 4:38 PM 1,533 Views 3 Comments

Henriquez has described the move to the Premier League strugglers as a “fantastic opportunity”.

Ferguson hails goal-hungry United display
# Premier League
From The42
# Premier League

Ferguson hails goal-hungry United display

Jan 1st 2013, 9:12 PM 1,849 Views 0 Comments

The Manchester Unted boss was full of praise for his strikers after today’s “emphatic” win.

As it happened: Premier League 3pms From The42
Live Dec 26th 2012, 2:22 PM

As it happened: Premier League 3pms

Premier League: Martinez expects Espinoza to have impact at Wigan
# Latics
From The42
# Latics

Premier League: Martinez expects Espinoza to have impact at Wigan

Dec 19th 2012, 9:58 PM 794 Views 0 Comments

“He is someone who physically is really capable and has a gifted left foot,” Martinez said of the midfielder.

Martinez angry over 'ruthless' treatment of James McCarthy
# Complaint
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# Complaint

Martinez angry over 'ruthless' treatment of James McCarthy

Dec 17th 2012, 4:25 PM 2,516 Views 0 Comments

The Wigan manager suggested Norwich “targeted” the Irish international in Saturday’s game between the two sides.

As it happened: Premier League 3pms From The42
Live Dec 15th 2012, 2:32 PM

As it happened: Premier League 3pms

As it happened: Newcastle v Wigan, Premier League From The42
Live Dec 3rd 2012, 8:03 PM

As it happened: Newcastle v Wigan, Premier League

Public ethics watchdog to investigate Lowry’s failure to declare land
# Michael Lowry
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# Michael Lowry

Public ethics watchdog to investigate Lowry’s failure to declare land

Nov 28th 2012, 3:33 PM 4,842 Views 35 Comments

SIPO will be asked to investigate whether Michael Lowry breached ethics laws by not declaring his interests in land in Wigan.

Premier League previews: Who will win today’s games and why
# Conjecture
From The42
# Conjecture

Premier League previews: Who will win today’s games and why

Nov 24th 2012, 8:00 AM 4,482 Views 10 Comments

Aston Villa or Arsenal? Man United or QPR? Sunderland or high-flying West Brom? So many choices.

Nearly 300 complaints against Lowry left in limbo as legal advice sought
# Michael Lowry
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# Michael Lowry

Nearly 300 complaints against Lowry left in limbo as legal advice sought

Nov 12th 2012, 5:37 PM 11,674 Views 58 Comments

The number of complaints made against the TD had totalled just 83 last Wednesday.

Fantasyland: Players reeling following unpredictable gameweek
# Conjecture
From The42
# Conjecture

Fantasyland: Players reeling following unpredictable gameweek

Nov 9th 2012, 4:25 PM 1,679 Views 2 Comments

Wigan beating Tottenham? Chelsea only drawing with Swansea? What’s happened to league we all know and love?

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