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Wigan cancel Germany friendly
Wigan cancel Germany friendly Wigan Athletic

Wigan cancel Germany friendly

Wigan have cancelled their upcoming pre-season friendly with German side SC Wiedenbruck in a bid to prevent injuries.

Middlesbrough eye Saville move Wigan Athletic

Middlesbrough eye Saville move

Sky Sports understands Middlesbrough are lining up a move for Chelsea midfielder George Saville.

Wigan sign Huws in loan deal Wigan Athletic

Wigan sign Huws in loan deal

Emyr Huws has completed a six-month loan move to Wigan Athletic from Manchester City.

Wall of Colour Wigan Athletic

Wall of Colour

Sky Sports is calling on all Football League fans to show their true colours on the opening weekend.

Championship trio eye King Wigan Athletic

Championship trio eye King

Championship trio Watford, Wigan and Fulham are all chasing Leicester midfielder Andy King, Sky Sports understands.

Wigan working on a few more Wigan Athletic

Wigan working on a few more

Wigan are hoping to welcome 'another couple of players' into their ranks before the start of the 2014/15 campaign.

Rochdale down Wigan Wigan Athletic

Rochdale down Wigan

James Tavernier's strike was not enough to prevent Wigan from slipping to a 2-1 friendly defeat at Rochdale.

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Waghorn on target for Wigan Wigan Athletic

Waghorn on target for Wigan

Martyn Waghorn scored twice as Wigan beat Besiktas 2-1 at the DW Stadium in a friendly on Tuesday night.

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