Dave Whelan

Dave Whelan

  • Date of Birth: 24 November 1936
  • Birthplace: Bradford, Bradford, West Riding of Yorkshire, England

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      Wigan owner Dave Whelan confirms sale of club to Hong Kong-based IEC consortium
      and due diligence, we have now agreed, in principle, to transfer the entire shareholdings of Wigan Athletic Holdings Limited, which owns the
      21/05 19:34

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      Villa closing on Wigan hitman

      Aston Villa are closing on signing Wigan Athletic striker Grant Holt. The striker previously played under Villa manager Paul Lambert while he was in charge of Norwich city.

      Cardiff City in bid for Callum McManaman

      Cardiff City have joined the race for Wigan winger Callum McManaman. Crystal Palace have had an offer of £3 million rejected, thus Welsh club Cardiff City look set to pounce for the talented youngster.

      Wigan Chairman Dave Whelan insists he would have sold Luis Suarez for the biting incident

      The Latics Chairman Dave Whelan has insisted that Liverpool should have part ways with their striker Luis Suarez after the player's biting incident with Chelsea's Branislav Ivanovic last season.

      Wigan chairman confirms Mclean deal

      Wigan Athletic chairman Dave Whelan has confirmed that a fee has been agreed with Sunderland over the transfer of midfielder James Mclean.

      Everton To Sign Two Wigan Players

      According to SkySports, Wigan striker Arouna Kone is prepared to link up with former boss Roberto Martinez at Everton in a deal worth £5millions. Wigan defender, Antolin Alcaraz, is also expected to follow his teammate to the Goodison Park, the report suggests.

      Everton given hope in race for McCarthy deal

      Everton have been given some hope by Wigan chairman Dave Whelan, after their chairman admitted that James McCarthy and Callum McManaman would both be allowed to swap clubs alongside Roberto Martinez.

      Everton to hire Roberto Martinez

      Everton have met with Roberto Martinez and his representatives to discuss personal terms. The Wigan manager looks set to replace David Moyes after Wigan and the Toffees agreed compensation.

      Plenty of candidates for Wigan managerial job

      Wigan chairman Dave Whelan has received over 50 applications for the manager's job. Roberto Martinez will leave the Latics at the end of the year and is expected to move to Everton.

      Roberto Martinez could quit Wigan

      Wigan chairman Dave Whelan confirmed that Roberto Martinez could well be leaving the Latics at the end of the year.

      Liverpool monitoring James McCarthy

      Liverpool have been in contact with Wigan chairman Dave Whelan regarding the future of Irish young midfielder James McCarthy. The centre midfielder is set to quit the Latics at the end of the season.

      Wigan certain to lose Roberto Martinez

      Wigan chairman Dave Whelan is resigned to the fact that he will lose his manager Roberto Martinez at the end of the season. The Spaniard has been linked with a move to Everton.

      Wigan eye surprise Steve Bruce return

      Wigan chairman Dave Whelan has sensationally revealed that he could call upon former Latics' manager Steve Bruce should Roberto Martinez leave for Liverpool.

      Antonio Valencia nears Wigan exit

      Wigan midfielder Antonio Valencia is likely to be sold this summer, according to chairman Dave Whelan. Both Man Utd and Real Madrid are desperate to land the midfielder, who would command a fee of around £16 million from the Latics.

      Roberto Martinez fav for Wigan

      Swansea boss Roberto Martinez is the favorite for the vacant role at Wigan Athletic, and is the preferred option for chairman Dave Whelan.

      N'Zogbia signs for Wigan

      Charles N'Zogbia will complete his move to Wigan today while Ryan Taylor will be heading to Newcastle. Wigan chairman confirms the deal.

      Zamalek to auction off Zaki

      Wigan loan star Amr Zaki will be sold to the highest bidder next summer as his Egyptian club Zamalek cash in on the striker's Premier League success.

      Valencia interesting clubs

      Wigan chairman Dave Whelan has admitted that a number of clubs are monitoring starlet Antonio Valencia, and one of those clubs is Manchester United.

      Wigan want to keep Heskey

      Wigan chairman Dave Whelan has admitted that he would love to see Emile Heskey stay at the club, but is realistic about the club's chances after Tottenham reportedly tabled a late offer for the player on transfer deadline day.

      Whelan loves Bruce relationship

      Wigan chairman Dave Whelan has praised the working relationship he has with team coach Steve Bruce, insisting that other managers would be jealous. There have been rumours that Bruce could well join Newcastle after Kevin Keegan's departure.

      Wigan want to hang on to duo

      Wigan chairman Dave Whelan is hopeful of hanging on to talented duo Antonio Valencia and Wilson Palacios. The players have both been linked with a move to Liverpool and Man Utd in the summer.