Wigan Athletic to hold off on manager decision

Wigan Athletic will not be appointing a like-for-like replacement for Swindon-bound John Sheridan.

Thursday, 12th November 2020, 2:18 pm
Updated Thursday, 12th November 2020, 2:22 pm
John Sheridan

With the proposed takeover by a Spanish group fronted by Jose Miguel Garrido Cristo still with the EFL, Wigan Today understands the club will not be seeking a new full-time manager in the meantime.

That would more than likely mean Leam Richardson and Gregor Rioch stepping back up to the breach, as they did over pre-season and for the opening game of the campaign - the EFL Cup defeat at Fleetwood - before Sheridan was appointed on September 11.

Latics have yet to officially confirm the departure of Sheridan after two months in charge.

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But he's expected to join Swindon following Richie Wellens' move to Salford City.

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