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10 Things you didn’t know about: Wigan Athletic

West Ham face Wigan in another potential banana skin tie in the FA Cup this weekend, here are 10 facts about Saturday’s opponents: 1. Wigan were formed in 1932 following the winding up of Wigan Borough, it was the 5th time a football club was attempted to be established in Wigan. 2. Wigan were admitted to the League in 1978 at the expense of Southport. 3. Wigan’s first ever game was against Port Vale Reserves in 1932. 4. Owner Dave Whelan broke his leg in…

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10 Things you didn’t know about: Wigan Athletic

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