Wigan fans rage at football club following renaming rights

The DW Stadium’s East Stand will no longer be known as the ‘Billy Boston’ stand. Instead, the East Stand will be renamed the Kingdom Group East Stand for Wigan Athletic fixtures in the 2021/22 football season. Terry Barton, Chief Executive Officer of Kingdom Group Services, said: “I have been a...

PREVIEW: Wanderers v Wigan Athletic

Wanderers host Wigan Athletic in an eagerly-awaited derby with Ian Evatt’s men bidding to make back-to-back home league wins. The Whites also won in the Papa John’s EFL Trophy in their last outing at the University of Bolton Stadium prior to a 1-0 defeat at Sheffield Wednesday in League One last weekend.

Wigan thrash Bolton but crowd trouble marrs derby clash

Wigan emphatically answered Ian Evatt’s claim Bolton are the best team in Sky Bet League One with a 4-0 hammering of their derby rivals in front of nearly 21,000 fans. The Wanderers boss was taunted by 4,000 away supporters after Will Keane, Callum Lang and two goals from James McClean earned Leam Richardson’s promotion chasers an impressive victory.

Dapo Delight At Goal Habit

Dapo Afolayan aims to keep copying one of his boyhood heroes by continuing to find the route to goal for Wanderers. Afolayan has made a flying start to the season with his seven goals so far making him Wanderers’ top scorer. His two most recent efforts – delightfully curled into...

Alpla UK Wigan pay strikes postponed following improved offer

Pay strikes at Wigan plastic manufacturer Alpla UK have been postponed to allow workers to vote on an improved offer tabled by the company, Unite, the UK’s leading union, said today (Friday 15 October). Nearly 150 workers at Alpla’s Golborne factory, who are members of Unite, were due to begin...

Gethin Jones misses out as Bolton host Wigan

Bolton will be without defender Gethin Jones for the visit of local rivals Wigan in Sky Bet League One. Right-back Jones, who was already ruled out of the game through suspension after picking up his fifth booking of the season in last weekend’s defeat at Sheffield Wednesday, is undergoing treatment on an ankle knock.

Injury Check For Defender

Gethin Jones has undergone a scan to check whether he will have to miss more than Saturday’s local derby with Wigan Athletic. The Wanderers’ right-back had already been ruled out of the visit of the Latics after picking up a fifth booking of the season in last Saturday’s 1-0 defeat at Sheffield Wednesday to end his ever-present record.

‘Why do you want to sign Zidane when we’ve got Tim Sherwood?’ – The weirdest reasons transfers didn’t happen with Guardiola ‘not good enough’ for Wigan and Burnley refused to pay Essien £60-a-week as Icardi’s wife Wanda ‘won’t swap Pa

‘Why do you want to sign Zidane when we’ve got Tim Sherwood?’ – The weirdest reasons transfers didn’t happen with Guardiola ‘not good enough’ for Wigan and Burnley refused to pay Essien £60-a-week as Icardi’s wife Wanda ‘won’t swap Pa. Paris Saint-Germain striker Mauro Icardi is reportedly set to turn...

Bolton vs Wigan Prediction, Odds and Betting Tips (16/10/21)

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Evacuee is thankful for new life in Wigan after fleeing Afghanistan

That was the terrifying situation facing dad Abdul Hamid Ghiasi as the Taliban made their way across Afghanistan and arrived in Kabul. He had been working in the defence section at the British Embassy, supporting both the British and Afghan forces, playing a key role liaising between various security organisations and organising senior military visits.

Wigan: Man dies six days after being injured in disturbance

A man has died six days after being hurt in a disturbance which involved a weapon, police have said. Kunil Nur, 44, was injured on Linney Square in Wigan during the incident at about midnight on 4 October. He was taken to Royal Bolton Hospital and was later discharged but...