‘We’ll dust ourselves down and we’ll be back’ - Jackson

Jonathan Jackson admits Wigan Athletic’s immediate return to League One is ‘a bitter pill to take’ for everyone at the DW Stadium.

George Williams has been ruled out of England duty

‘No excuses’ from Wane as Williams ruled out of England Test

Shaun Wane refused to use injuries as an excuse after Wigan were mauled 54-4 at Castleford – and George Williams was ruled him out of England duty.

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Shaun Wane

Castleford 54 Wigan 4

Wigan were blown away as they crumbled to their heaviest defeat of the year.

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The fire broke out just before midday

Woman taken to hospital following a house fire

An elderly Wigan woman has been taken to hospital after a fire broke out in her home this morning.

Graham Barrow

Reading 1 Wigan Athletic 0

Wigan Athletic’s short and not-very-sweet stay in the Championship is over after defeat at Reading confirmed their relegation back to League One.

Wigan and Leigh Magistrates' Court

Racist’s rant: I’ll burn down your business

A man racially abused a shopkeeper and threatened to burn down his business, a court heard.

Firefighters in Nicola Storeys back garden in St Elizabeths Road, Aspull, which flooded four times in four weeks

Council’s windfall to tackle flood nightmare

Wigan Council has landed a massive £857,000 to mend borough flood damage.

Mayor of Wigan Coun Ron Conway speaks at the event

Remembering the workers who died

For a moment the park fell silent and everyone paused to remember those who had paid the highest price in the course of their employment.

Sam Powell will switch to halfback

Picking halfbacks a dog’s life for Wane!

Chewing over Wigan’s halfback dilemma has been a dog’s life for Shaun Wane... quite literally!

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Firefighters were called out in the early hours

Fire started on outskirts of racecourse

A gang of youths set fire to land on the outskirts of Haydock Race Course in the early hours of this morning.

Noel Rigby, 57, of Brookhouse, has been jailed

Predator jailed after tormenting teen victim over Facebook

A Wigan man who bombarded a teenage girl with explicit Facebook messages has been jailed.

Andrew Evans

Kidnap suspect is still avoiding police contact

The prime suspect wanted by police in connection with the kidnapping of a Wigan couple is still managing to evade officers.

Tom Davies scored two tries against Catalans

Davies makes the hard-yards into the records

Young-gun Tom Davies has only made seven Super League appearances - but he’s already made a small piece of history!

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Delays on the M6

Road chaos after motorway smash

Friday evening rush hour traffic was brought to a near standstill after a motorway smash at Wigan
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Barrow: ‘I’ve taken a leaf out of Roberto’s book’

Graham Barrow has taken his Latics squad on a trip down Memory Lane ahead of Saturday’s trip to Reading as they try to write another page in club folklore.

Noel Rigby

Sex pest jailed for pursuing teenage girl on Facebook

A man who pursued a girl on Facebook and bombarded her with explicit messages has been jailed.

Matt Gilks (left)

Latics guest column - Matt Gilks

The dressing room was obviously a very deflated place after last weekend’s game against Cardiff.

Ali Al Habsi

Latics need a hand from Ali at Reading

Former favourite Ali Al Habsi is standing in the way of Wigan Athletic’s survival hopes at Reading on Saturday.

Omar Bogle

Bogle good to go for Reading - Barrow

Graham Barrow has revealed striker Omar Bogle is fit and raring to face Reading this weekend on the back of a solid week’s training.

Coun Jo Platt, Labour's candidate to become Leigh MP

Councillor announced as MP candidate

Wigan Council cabinet member Jo Platt has been announced as the Labour Party candidate to become Leigh MP.

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