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Wigan Athletic

Whelan calls on Wigan to repeat FA upset to rescue Premier League hopes

Wigan Athletic players hold aloft their Spanish manager Roberto Martinez after winning the English FA Cup final match against Manchester City at Wembley Stadium. Photo: AFP

Wigan owner Dave Whelan celebrated his moment of FA Cup final redemption by challenging his team to follow their stunning victory over Manchester City by upsetting the odds again with another great escape in the Premier League.

Monday, 13 May, 2013, 3:52am

FA Cup final win for Manchester City against Wigan Athletic looks safe bet

Manchester City's players attend a training session on the eve of the English FA Cup Final. Photo: AFP

The first rule of the FA Cup final is that the favourite wins, especially if that team are from the Premier League's big six and are playing an opponent from outside that group.

11 May 2013 - 5:04am 1 comment

Manchester City hope win will be start of power shift

Roberto Mancini

At the end of a week dominated by Alex Ferguson's shock retirement as Manchester United manager, Manchester City will seek to drag the spotlight back to the blue half of the city by beating Wigan Athletic in today's FA Cup final.

11 May 2013 - 5:05am

Wigan boost survival hopes, Gareth Bale helps Spurs to fourth

Wigan's Callum McManaman vies with West Brom defender Liam Ridgewell for the ball. Photo: AFP

Wigan Athletic boosted their hopes of survival with a resilient 3-2 win at West Bromwich Albion, while Gareth Bale fired Tottenham Hotspur up to fourth place in the Premier League with a spectacular late winner against former club Southampton.

5 May 2013 - 4:00am

Wigan's Roberto Martinez warns on FA Cup heroics

Wigan Athletic players celebrate the Callum McManaman goal that guaranteed them a spot in the FA Cup final. Photo: AFP

Wigan Athletic manager Roberto Martinez has told his players that their exploits in the FA Cup would count for nothing if they did not avoid relegation from the Premier League.

Goals from Shaun Maloney and Callum McManaman gave Wigan a 2-0 win over Millwall to send the side from northwest England into their first FA Cup final.

15 Apr 2013 - 4:55am