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Misery for Liverpool as Bale is hailed as one of greats by Giggs

Ryan Giggs described Gareth Bale as “the greatest Welsh player I’ve seen” after the Real Madrid star’s stunning Champions League final goal against Liverpool.

Paul Cook

Wigan Athletic boss is fan for a day!

Paul Cook will spend Saturday evening experiencing ‘real life’ as a fan while his beloved Liverpool lock horns with Real Madrid in the Champions League final.

Mohamed Salah has the ability to worry the Spanish side

Liverpool’s big night will be the Real thing

Kop boss Jurgen Klopp could witness the biggest party he has ever seen if Liverpool can topple 12-times European champions Real Madrid in Kiev on Saturday evening

Jurgen Klopp described Liverpool’s journey to the Champions League final as “a crazy ride”, but that will pale into insignificance compared to the madness which would accompany the club’s sixth victory in the competition.

Douglas Costa was on loan at Juventus last season

Gossip: Manchester United target will Costa lot

Friday’s football stories claim United want Bayern Munich winger

Paul Cook and his squad celebrate winning League One

Wigan Athletic LIVE transfer blog

Hello and welcome to our LIVE blog for the summer transfer window, bringing you all the latest Latics-related transfer news, gossip and done deals as they happen from now until the window slams shut.

David Perkins scoring his only goal for Latics at Blackpool

Perkins leaves Wigan Athletic to join Rochdale

David Perkins has joined Rochdale on a two-year deal after three largely successful seasons with Wigan Athletic.

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho may have to spend big this summer

Gossip: Spurs set price for Manchester United target?

Old Trafford club will have to splash the cash for central defender....


Harry Kane will skipper England in World Cup finals

Tottenham striker Harry Kane will be England’s captain for this summer’s World Cup in Russia.

Bayern Munich's Robert Lewandowski

Gossip: Chelsea’s top target revealed?

Tuesday’s football news links FA Cup winners with a new striker....

Dave Whelan

Wigan Athletic takeover moves step closer

Wigan Athletic has moved a step closer to foreign ownership with the Whelan family confirming the proposed sale of their shareholding to International Entertainment Corporation (IEC).

Jamie Jones

Wigan Athletic goalkeeper extends stay

Goalkeeper Jamie Jones has signed a one-year contract extension with Wigan Athletic.

Chelsea's Eden Hazard has been linked with a move from Stamford Bridge

Gossip: Manchester City’s Chelsea raid?

Monday’s football stories link Premier League champions with a move for FA Cup winner....

Paul Cook

Paul Cook: I couldn't single out a star player for Wigan Athletic

Paul Cook admits his first season at Wigan Athletic went so well he found it impossible to select a player of the season.

Donervon Daniels is among the five players released

Latics release five players

Five players have been released by Wigan Athletic.

Callum Elder and Christian Walton

Talking football: Where Wigan Athletic boss Paul Cook will be looking to strengthen this summer

As Paul Cook assesses his squad following promotion from League One, Paul Kendrick looks at which areas the Wigan Athletic boss will be looking to strengthen ahead of next season’s return to the Championship.

Roberto Martinez was back in Wigan last week to attend the Joseph's Goal Charity Ball at Kilhey Court hotel.  Picture by

Former Wigan Athletic chief Martinez extends contract with Belgium

Former Latics manager Roberto Martinez will sign a two-year contract extension today to remain as Belgium head coach until 2020.

Italy keeper Gianluigi Buffon

Gossip: Liverpool line up Buffon move?

Friday’s football stories link Reds with Italian keeper.....

Rafa Benitez

Gossip: West Ham’s managerial candidates?

Thursday’s football stories focus on the search for David Moyes’ successor....

Paul Cook

Wigan Athletic boss returns to old club for goalkeeper

Wigan Athletic’s summer schedule has begun to take shape with Paul Cook taking a side to Chesterfield on Wednesday, July 25 (7pm).


Gareth Southgate names England World Cup squad

Liverpool’s Trent Alexander-Arnold was a surprise inclusion when Gareth Southgate named his England squad for this summer’s World Cup in Russia.

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