In a six-goal thriller at the AESSEAL New York Stadium, Brentford earned a 4-2 victory over Rotherham United in this weekend’s highest scoring match in the Sky Bet Championship. Brentford’s away heroics could not be matched by Championship leaders Leeds United, who fell to a surprise 2-1 defeat to Stoke City at the bet365 Stadium [...] The post Brentford’s two goal-scoring midfielders feature in Championship Team of the Week #28 appeared first on The 72 - We Love the Football League.
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Wigan Athletic are looking to sign Tottenham Hotspur defender Cameron Carter-Vickers on loan, according to TEAMtalk. The 21-year-old is currently on loan at Championship side Swansea City but has only made 11 appearances. Therefore, Spurs may recall him and loan him somewhere he is guaranteed first-team football. Carter-Vickers is a USA international and has represented [...] The post Wigan Athletic looking to seal deal for Premier League defender appeared first on The 72 - We Love the Football League.
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Celtic and Rangers are battling it out for Wigan Athletic midfielder Nick Powell, according to the Scottish Sun. The 24-year-old is out of contract with the Latics at the end of the season. Premier League side Brighton and Hove Albion as well as Bundesliga outfit RB Leipzig are also keen on him. Powell has impressed [...] The post Celtic and Rangers locked in battle for Wigan Athletic midfielder appeared first on The 72 - We Love the Football League.
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Nottingham Forest are lining up a move for Stoke City winger James McClean, according to Football Insider. The newly appointed Forest manager, Martin O’Neill, is looking to put his own stamp on his side in this January transfer window. The Reds have already delved into the market to land Tunisia international Yohan Benalouane. They are [...] The post Martin O’Neill targeting second signing for Nottingham Forest appeared first on The 72 - We Love the Football League.
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Wigan Athletic could receive a boost in their pursuit of West Brom’s Conor Townsend. The Baggies are looking to sign AFC Bournemouth left-back Tyrone Mings, as reported by The72 earlier today. This could pave the way for full-back Townsend to leave on loan this month. Wigan were linked with the 25-year-old earlier this week and [...] The post Wigan Athletic receive boost in pursuit of West Brom defender appeared first on The 72 - We Love the Football League.
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Sunderland will make a third and final bid for Wigan Athletic striker Will Grigg, according to the Northern Echo. The Northern Ireland international has been the Black Cats’ top target in this January transfer window but they have seen two bids knocked back by the Latics so far. Sunderland will make one last move for [...] The post Sunderland to make third and final bid for Championship striker appeared first on The 72 - We Love the Football League.
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Martin Cranie has signed a contract with Sheffield United until the end of the season, as confirmed by their official club website. The experienced defender joined the Blades on a short-term contract in August following his release by fellow Championship side Middlesbrough in the summer. Cranie, who is 32 years-old, has provided back-up for United’s [...] The post Sheffield United snap up defender until the end of the season appeared first on The 72 - We Love the Football League.
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Celtic have joined the race to sign Everton midfielder James McCarthy, as per a report by Birmingham Live. The 28-year-old is fit again after a double fracture of his right leg and is set to leave Everton on loan this month to regain his fitness. Championship duo West Brom and Villa are both keen on [...] The post West Brom and Aston Villa receive blow in race for Premier League midfielder appeared first on The 72 - We Love the Football League.
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Aberdeen midfielder Graeme Shinnie is set to sign a pre-contract agreement with Wigan Athletic, according to the Evening Express. The 27-year-old has been linked with fellow Championship side Hull City over recent weeks as well as other EFL sides like Brentford and Sunderland but it looks like Wigan have won the race for him. Shinnie [...] The post Hull City target set to sign for Wigan Athletic appeared first on The 72 - We Love the Football League.
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Norwich City have launched a bid for Partick Thistle winger Aidan Fitzpatrick, as per a report by the Eastern Daily Press. The Canaries have offered an initial fee of £150,000 which could rise to £400,000. Fitzpatrick, who is 17 years-old, is also the subject of interest from Scottish Premiership giants Rangers and fellow Championship side [...] The post Norwich City and Sheffield Wednesday keen on Scottish Championship winger appeared first on The 72 - We Love the Football League.
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|Wigan Athletic's Results|
|Jan 19||Sheffield Wednesday||0 - 1||A|
|Jan 12||Aston Villa||3 - 0||H|
|Jan 5||West Bromwich Albion||0 - 1||A|
|Wigan Athletic's Fixtures|
|Jan 26||Nottingham Forest||A|
|Feb 2||Queens Park Rangers||H|
|Feb 9||Rotherham United||A|