What for a very dubious owner putting them into administration. As much as its unfair on their supporters they need to be punished with more than 12 points to make other owners realise you cant get away with it.
I saw that too, but by deducting the 12 points and condemning Wigan to relegation, the EFL are effectively letting the new owner win the massive bet that he has placed. Surely the owner should be punished, not the club, it’s an absolute scandal.
I've heard some people say he mentioned all 3 of Bola, Browne and Dijksteel in his presentation/application. But that still doesn't change what he was left with or how the club has struggled to rid themselves of highly paid, average players that the previous 2-3 managers have left us with. The budget was what it was, no amount of complaining from Woodgate was gonna change that.
Our inability to spend money well has been going on from before he was in charge, our crap recruitment practices are there for all to see. If there were better ways of spending that money, it certainly wasn't on Woodgate to figure that out. More-so the fact we've had a guy working for us for what... 9 years in Gary Gill? I wonder how many times he's found a great talent going for less than they're worth. Even buying at market value would be an improvement in some cases.