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Roberto Martinez coy on commitment to relegated Wigan next season

Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsay celebrates scoring his team's fourth goal in a victory that meant relegation from the Premier League for FA Cup winners Wigan. Photo: AFP

Wigan manager Roberto Martinez has refused to confirm his future with the FA Cup winners after their 4-1 defeat at Arsenal confirmed their relegation from the Premier League.

Thursday, 16 May, 2013, 3:47am

Millwall fans who shamed Wembley in bloody fight face life bans, club says

A Millwall fan holds up a scarf in the stands before the start of their FA Cup semi-final match against Wigan Athletic at Wembley Stadium. A bloody fight that broke out afterwards caused children to cry. Photo: AP

Eleven people were arrested after violent scuffles broke out towards the end of their 2-0 defeat by Wigan Athletic. Police wielding batons eventually brought the disorder under control, and the Metropolitan Police said four officers had sustained "minor injuries".

15 Apr 2013 - 5:40am

HK$1.13b at stake in the fight to stay in English top flight

Victory in the Championship playoff final reputedly is worth GBP90 million (HK$1.13 billion) to the team that reaches the promised land of the English Premier League, which makes clear what is at stake tomorrow for the five teams still battling for survival. Two of the five must go, along with already relegated West Ham, and only their parachute payments will cushion the fall.

21 May 2011 - 12:00am

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Change is in the air in the big five European leagues, with the possibility of new champions in at least four of them, but most of the current leaders have not sealed the deal yet.

24 Apr 2010 - 12:00am

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Chelsea today make the trip that has brought them the least joy in recent seasons, when they head to Villa Park with the aim of consolidating their lead in the English Premier League.

17 Oct 2009 - 12:00am

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One of the talking points in the English Premier League this season has been the congestion from mid-table downwards, with the bottom 11 teams still separated by just eight points with almost two-thirds of the season completed. Now there is a related topic of interest - the vulnerability of the big four teams, with the exception of champions Manchester United.

21 Feb 2009 - 12:00am

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Two of Manchester United's north-west neighbours, and one of their former players, have supporting roles tonight in the final act of the dramatic Premier League title race.

11 May 2008 - 12:00am

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Wembley beckons for the four teams that qualify from this weekend's FA Cup quarter-finals, but away from the glamour there is an almighty battle for survival at the bottom of the Premier League as the season enters the final 10 games.

8 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

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T he spotlight turns to the bottom end of the Premiership on the final weekend of the season and the pivotal match is Sheffield United v Wigan Athletic. Only a win for Wigan can change the relegation picture, but if they manage that they will escape and leave either the Blades or West Ham to fill the final relegation spot.

12 May 2007 - 12:00am

English Premiership


Coach: Arsene Wenger

Last season: Second

13 Aug 2005 - 12:00am

Battle of the giants

Manchester United play Chelsea tonight in one of three quarter-final matches in the English Worthington Cup football competition.

United have won this trophy, better known as the League Cup, just once - 10 years ago, while Chelsea have clinched it twice - most recently in 1998.

17 Dec 2002 - 12:00am