Wigan’s Shaun Maloney plans to ask Manchester United serious questions

07 January 2024 08:00
Boyhood United fan has scored an upset over the club once before and is plotting to do so again in a fascinating FA Cup tieTo gauge Shaun Maloney’s popularity at Wigan, look no further than the patrons of the Phoenix Lounge at the DW Stadium on Friday who spotted the manager conducting a TV interview at pitchside, stepped outside and sang his name throughout. They were attending a wake at the time.A release from the sorrow: the mourners in the Phoenix and Wigan can identify with that. A club that almost went out of business last summer and started the League One season on minus eight points have hope again. Saved from a winding-up order when taken over in June by the local billionaire Mike Danson, the Wigan Warriors’ owner, Wigan are now above the relegation zone and rebuilding with a promising young team under Maloney. Continue reading......read full article

Source: TheGuardian