Wigan chairman Dave Whelan has been banned from all football activities for six weeks following comments he made about Jewish and Chinese people

Wigan chairman Dave Whelan has been banned from football-related activities for six weeks over comments he made regarding Jewish and Chinese people, t(...)

Wigan Athletic Chairman Dave Whelan: “We weren’t being disrespected. We used to say, ‘we’re going to eat in chingalings’. Photograph: Barrington Coombs/PA

The Football Association may take fresh action against Dave Whelan after the Wigan chairman became embroiled in another race row.The 78-year-old is al(...)

Wigan Athletic owner Dave Whelan has risked sparking further outrage after saying he used to call Chinese people “chingalings”

The Wigan owner Dave Whelan has risked further outrage among ethnic communities by referring to Chinese people as “chingalings”.In what was supposed t(...)

Wigan Athletic Chairman Dave Whelan takes his seat before the Sky Bet Championship match between Wigan Athletic and Middlesbrough at DW Stadium Saturday. Photograph: Ryan Browne/Getty Images

Roberto Martínez has a capacity to see the best in everyone and that certainly extends to the man who launched his career in English football and g(...)

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(...)