Wigan Athletic owner Dave Whelan gives the thumbs up from the stands ahead of the Sky Bet Championship match at the DW Stadium, Wigan. Photograph:  Anna Gowthorpe/PA Wire

Dave Whelan has warned he will resign as chairman of Wigan if the Football Association punishes him for the controversy which has seen him labelled “a(...)

Jose Mourinho: Chelsea are not at the top because of an easy run, they are there because their rounded squad has been improved due to  astute buys by a  superb manager.

On August 16th Alexis Sanchez, all €40 million of him, made his Arsenal debut in a 2-1 victory over Crystal Palace. Twelve weeks later, the man who bo(...)

 Cardiff owner Vincent Tan (above) has criticised Wigan chairman Dave Whelan and manager Malky Mackay, telling the BBC: “This is a racist chairman hiring a racist manager.” Photograph:  Adam Davy/PA Wire.

The English FA has launched an investigation into comments Dave Whelan made about Jewish and Chinese people, following his appointment of Malky Macka(...)

 Cardiff owner Vincent Tan has criticised Wigan chairman Dave Whelan and manager Malky Mackay, telling the BBC: “This is a racist chairman hiring a racist manager.”  Photograph: David Davies/PA

Cardiff owner Vincent Tan has criticised Wigan chairman Dave Whelan and the club’s new manager Malky Mackay, telling the BBC: “This is a racist chairm(...)

Former Asada head Richard Ings questions validity of series  for The Cormac McAnallen Cup (above). Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho
The Morning Sports Briefing
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  • November 21, 2014, 08:30

Ahead of the International Rules test tomorrow morning between Ireland and Australia, and the validity of the hybrid game has been called into ques(...)

Wigan Athletic Chairman Dave Whelan and new manager Malky Mackay. Photograph:  Barrington Coombs/PA

Dave Whelan, owner of Championship club Wigan Athletic, has apologised after being accused of anti-Semitism and condoning racism for referring to Chin(...)

Wigan Athletic owner Dave Whelan believes comments made by new manager Malky Mackay (in background) were not offensive.Photograph: PA

Dave Whelan has been accused of antisemitism after the Wigan Athletic owner said he believes that “Jewish people chase money more than everybody else(...)

Wigan chairman Dave Whelan has been accused of anti-semitism after he  told the Guardian he believes that “Jewish people chase money more than everybody else”. Photograph: Barrington Coombs/PA

Dave Whelan has been accused of anti-Semitism after the Wigan Athletic owner told the Guardian he believes that “Jewish people chase money more tha(...)

 Owen Coyle has left Wigan vy ‘mutual consent’. Photograph:  Chris Brunskill/Getty Images
Owen Coyle leaves Wigan

Owen Coyle has left Wigan ‘by mutual agreement’ just six months after he was appointed.The Latics have parted company with the former Bolton boss afte(...)

Wigan awaitng ’right’ offer for Republic of Ireland midfielder  James McCarthy. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Wigan chairman Dave Whelan is prepared to let Republic of Ireland midfielder James McCarthy leave the club if the right offer comes in.Quite what that(...)