The strange case of Wigan Athletic - What really happened and what does it mean for football?

On July 1st, Wigan Athletic, a historic English football club who were in the Premier League as recently as 2013 and who won the FA Cup the same year, announced that they had fallen into administration. In doing so, the Championship side became England’s first professional football club to enter administration during the coronavirus crisis. Those involved were quick to blame it on the pandemic.

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