Former FA Cup winners will begin life in League One with four point deduction which could rise to eight

There’s an old saying that life comes at you fast, and that couldn’t be more apt for former FA Cup winners, Wigan Athletic.

Back in 2013 under Roberto Martinez and owner, Dave Whelan, the club shocked English football when they downed Manchester City in the Wembley showpiece, substitute Ben Watson scoring the winner in injury time.

Just 10 years later, Wigan have been relegated to League One and have also been deducted four points – which could rise to eight – for non-payment of wages.

Shaun Maloney’s side ended the 2022/23 season on 39 points, having won just 10 games, drawing 15…


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