Latics chief says club will survive

Whelan: Wigan's future will be secure

March 3, 2011
By Harry Harris, Football Correspondent
Wigan owner Dave Whelan has told ESPNsoccernet that he is happy to continue funding the club and stressed that, when the time comes for him to eventually leave, he will ensure the Latics are in safe hands.

Whelan, 74, has been at the Wigan helm for 16 years, in which time he has overseen the transformation of the club from Division Three minnows to a consistent Premier League outfit.

However, Roberto Martinez's side are currently facing a relegation scrap and ...

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