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Kim Bo-kyung and Harry Maguire scored their first goals for Wigan in a vital 3-1 victory at fellow Championship strugglers Blackpool.

Blackpool are hopeful experienced midfielder Jamie O'Hara can make the bottom-of-the-table battle with Wigan.

Wigan are hopeful Leon Clarke's loan stay with them will not be brought to a premature end after receiving encouraging news on his second shoulder scan.

Cardiff's entire board will boycott Tuesday's Sky Bet Championship game at Wigan in protest following racism rows involving Dave Whelan and Malky Mackay.

New Wigan signing Jermaine Pennant is ready to prove he still has plenty to offer in his career, according to Latics boss Malky Mackay.

Wigan manager Malky Mackay insists he has nothing to prove as he prepares to come up against his former club Cardiff.

Leon Clarke and William Kvist will have to come out of Wigan's starting XI as manager Malky Mackay prepares to welcome his old club Cardiff to the DW Stadium.

Wigan are awaiting the results on a second scan to determine if Wolves loanee Leon Clarke's spell with them will be ended by a shoulder blade injury.

Former Liverpool and Stoke winger Jermaine Pennant has signed a deal with injury-hit Sky Bet Championship side Wigan until the end of the season.

Chris Herd will be missing for Wigan when they take on fellow Sky Bet Championship strugglers Charlton at the DW Stadium.

Wigan loanee Chris Herd's season is over after he sustained a medial knee ligament injury in midweek which will require surgery.

Wigan Athletic manager Malky Mackay still believes his side can escape Championship relegation after their 1-0 win at FA Cup quarter-finalists Reading.

Reading boss Steve Clarke could hand Yakubu his first start in the home game against Wigan after the veteran striker scored the winner at the weekend.

Wigan defender Juan Carlos Garcia has been diagnosed with leukaemia, boss Malky Mackay has revealed.

Wigan have signed England Under-21 defender Harry Maguire on loan from Hull.

Wigan midfielder Emyr Huws could miss the rest of the season due to an ankle injury.

Eddie Howe felt Bournemouth deserved the lucky break they got from the officials after overcoming Wigan 3-1 in the Sky Bet Championship.

Wigan could hand their trio of deadline-day signings a slice of the action against high-flying Bournemouth on Saturday.


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