Former Tranmere Rovers chief executive Jeremy Butler increased season ticket sales with the Merseyside club and now he wants to achieve similar things with Sale Sharks as the World Cup takes centre stage in England.
‘While there is hope there is belief’: Wigan boss Caldwell says players must make club motto a reality
Wigan managed a 2-2 draw against Fulham at Craven Cottage on Saturday which saw them come from behind twice but they will want to turn that sort of play into three points at Millwall tonight, vital if they are to make up their seven-point deficit to Rotherham with four games remaining.
Former Wigan Athletic defender Gary Caldwell will be the third manager of the club this season after Malky Mackay got the sack last weekend and Uwe Rosler suffered the same fate before him.
The Manchester Trophy at The Northern Club in Didsbury will be part of the Aegon Trophy Series running at four grass court venues including Eastbourne, Surbiton and Ilkley in the lead up to The Championships at Wimbledon in June/July.
Wigan face Middlesbrough away today and host Derby County on Easter Monday in the midst of a tight battle at both ends of the table.
Wigan were held to a 1-1 draw at home to Bolton Wanderers on Saturday where Martyn Waghorn sent in a 94th minute equaliser after Tom Walker put the visitors ahead in the 70th.
Ojo, who joined Wigan from Liverpool last month on loan, has admitted that the team have some gutsy tactics in mind.
A special edition of the matchday programme will be available and former chairman Dave Whelan, who resigned on Tuesday after 20 years at the helm, is giving a speech which is expected to begin around 2:40pm before Wigan play Leeds United.
Last week Wigan fans came together to sing 90 songs in 90 minutes which has since resulted in back-to-back wins for the Latics against Blackpool and Norwich after Wednesday’s five-hour slog to East Anglia.
Bo-Kyung Kim, Harry Maguire and James McClean all scored at Bloomfield Road to lead the Latics to victory over Blackpool, but they are still nine points from safety going into their match this evening with Norwich.
The 78-year-old will continue as owner but his grandson, David Sharpe, will oversee the running of the club.