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Butt: United need to wait to replace Joyce

Nicky Butt believes it is vital Manchester United wait for the ideal candidate before appointing a new reserve team coach.

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Callum Connolly

Table does Latics ‘no justice’ - Connolly

Callum Connolly is backing Wigan Athletic to drag themselves out of the ‘false position’ they find themselves in near the bottom of the Championship table.

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Romain Navarrete is sporting a blond rinse!

Navarrete aims to stake an early claim

Romain Navarrete is keen to show fans just why Wigan recruited him when he makes his first appearance this weekend.

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Shaun Wane gives the orders in training

Wane to blood more youngsters this year

Wigan will operate with their biggest-ever Super League squad in 2017 and coach Shaun Wane says all 37 players will get a taste of the action.

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Lancashire's new head coach Glen Chapple and his assistant Mark Chilton. Photo: Lancashire County Cricket Club

Chappy so happy to be Red Rose head coach

Glen Chapple believes it is the perfect moment for him to become the new head coach of Lancashire.

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Gary Caldwell

Gary Caldwell appointed Chesterfield boss

Former Wigan Athletic boss Gary Caldwell admits he’s looking only forward, not back, after confirming his return to management at Chesterfield.

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Lionel Messi has reportedly been the subject of talks between Manchester City and Barcelona

City won’t Mess about?

Tuesday’s transfer stories from at home and abroad

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George Carmont training at Orrell

Carmont back in Wigan (and he fancies playing this week!)

George Carmont is back in Wigan.

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Sam Morsy

Morsy extends Latics contract to end speculation

Sam Morsy penned a contract extension at Wigan Athletic until 2019 - then admitted he feared he’d played his last game for the club.

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Morgan Escare

Wane excited to see ‘electric’ Escare

New-boy Morgan Escare is set to get his first outing as a Wigan player this weekend.

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Callum Connolly

Dream debut ‘hasn’t sunk in’ - Cal

Callum Connolly admits his dream debut for Wigan Athletic has still ‘not really sunk in’.

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Warren Joyce

Joyce hails Cal after dream debut

Warren Joyce hailed debut boy Callum Connolly for providing the ‘enthusiasm and bravery’ that underpinned Wigan Athletic’s vital 2-0 victory at fellow strugglers Burton.

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Nigel Clough

Clough - ‘Soft goals’ were a gift to Wigan

Nigel Clough was left to bemoan the loss of ‘two of the softest goals we have given away all season’ as Burton slipped closer towards the relegation mire after a 2-0 home defeat to Wigan Athletic.

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Callum Connolly marks his Latics debut in style

Burton 0 Wigan Athletic 2

Two goals from Callum Connolly on debut put the skids on Burton Albion at the Pirelli - and gave Wigan Athletic a survival lifeline thanks to a deserved 2-0 victory.

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Warren Joyce

I’ve been to Hull and back...we can do it - Joyce

Wigan Athletic boss Warren Joyce says his previous experience of a relegation dogfight means he is far from reaching for the panic button ahead of this weekend’s trip to Burton.

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John Winder is Shaun Wane's sole assistant coach

My assistant is as smart as anyone, says Wane

Shaun Wane says he couldn’t be happier with his “top drawer” assistant coach.

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David Sharpe and Jonathan Jackson

Latics to subsidise United ticket cost

Wigan Athletic’s FA Cup fourth-round trip to Manchester United has been confirmed for Sunday, January 29 (4pm).

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Ravel Morrison

Morrison ‘a considerable way’ off playing

Ravel Morrison remains ‘a considerable way’ away from being able to help Wigan Athletic in the fight against relegation.

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Sam Morsy

Morsy: ‘Nothing been resolved yet’

Sam Morsy has been given the green light to continue his Wigan Athletic renaissance at Burton this weekend with high praise from manager Warren Joyce ringing in his ears.

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Martin Tarbuck, like many fans, would like to see Sam Morsy stay at the DW

The 12th Man: Cup boost can help survival

Last week, I stated the importance of winning against Nottingham Forest even though it was a cup game.

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