Wigan go into administration four weeks after Hong Kong takeover

01 July 2020 11:30
Championship club taken over by Next Leader Fund in JuneAdministrator wants to ensure fixtures played and buyer foundWigan Athletic have become the first professional club in England to fall into administration during the Covid-19 crisis, only four weeks after a Hong Kong-based consortium took over the Championship club, promising to secure its future.Any insolvency event such as administration carries an automatic 12-point penalty, which would send Wigan bottom of the table from 14th, although the EFL has not yet confirmed the penalty will apply. Related: 'Dirty Leeds' is a tag we thrive off, says owner Andrea Radrizzani Continue reading......read full article

Source: TheGuardian