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Whelan to write off £50m debt

February 7, 2011
By Harry Harris, Football Correspondent
Dave Whelan has told ESPNsoccernet he is ready to write off £50 million as he seeks to ensure Wigan are free of debt in advance of his eventual handover of the club.

Whelan purchased Wigan when they were in the bottom tier of English football in 1995 and has presided over their climb through the divisions, as well as overseeing the construction of the DW Stadium.

However, Whelan says his time as Wigan chairman will be coming to a close in "two or three years' time" and he is ...

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