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On this day in 2015: Dave Whelan steps down as Wigan chairman

Dave Whelan stepped down as Wigan chairman on this day in 2015, 20 years after buying the club. Whelan resigned his chairmanship aged 78, handing the reins to his 23-year-old grandson David Sharpe. Businessman Whelan steered Wigan from the fourth tier to the Premier League, with the Latics winning the...
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