Wigan looking to lawyers after Fulham equaliser sends them towards drop

22 July 2020 20:41
Cruel game, football. At half time in this game Wigan were on course for one of the greatest last day escapes in even their battle-scarred history, looking capable of overcoming promotion-chasing Fulham as well as a 12-point deduction for going into administration. Hull, Barnsley and Charlton were going down at that point, though it turned out Fulham had just been pacing themselves in the first half.Scott Parker’s side came out for the second half looking much more purposeful and were back on terms within four minutes, Neeskens Kebano curling in an unstoppable free kick after Joe Williams had fouled Joe Bryan on the edge of the area. Wigan had been planning to abandon their appeal against the league’s mandatory points penalty had they managed to win this game and survive, though now it looks as though it will have to be launched, even at a cost of £500,000. Related: Championship: West Brom promoted, Barnsley stay up with win at Brentford – live! Continue reading......read full article

Source: TheGuardian