2013–14 Wigan Athletic F.C. season

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Wigan Athletic F.C.
2013–14 season
Chairman Dave Whelan
Manager Owen Coyle
(until 2 December 2013)
Uwe Rösler
(from 7 December 2013)
Stadium DW Stadium
Championship 5th
(qualified to Championship play-offs)
Play-offs Semi-finals
(eliminated by Queens Park Rangers)
UEFA Europa League Group stage
(4th in group D)
FA Cup Semi-finals
(eliminated by Arsenal)
League Cup Third round
(eliminated by Manchester City)
FA Community Shield Runners-up
(lose to Manchester United)
Top goalscorer League: Nick Powell, Jordi Gómez (7)
All: Nick Powell (12)
Highest home attendance 19,226 vs. Bolton Wanderers
Lowest home attendance 12,970 vs. Yeovil Town (League)
12,753 vs NK Maribor (Europa League)
6,960 vs MK Dons (FA Cup)
Home colours
Away colours
Third colours

The 2013–14 season will be Wigan Athletic's first season back in the Championship (and third overall) after the club's relegation from the Premier League at the end of the 2012–13 season, after eight consecutive seasons in the top flight. For winning last years FA Cup they will compete in the FA Community Shield and the Europa League for the first time in their history. Owen Coyle became the manager of Wigan Athletic replacing outgoing manager Roberto Martinez who left for Everton.[1] Coyle left the club on 2 December 2013, and was replaced by Uwe Rösler on 7 December 2013.[2]

First team squad[edit]

As of 18 March 2014

No. Name Position (s) Date of birth (age) Signed from
Goalkeepers
1 Scott Carson GK (1985-09-03) 3 September 1985 (age 29) Bursaspor
13 Lee Nicholls GK (1992-10-05) 5 October 1992 (age 21) Youth system
26 Ali Al-Habsi GK (1981-12-30) 30 December 1981 (age 32) Bolton Wanderers
Defenders
2 Markus Holgersson CB (1985-04-16) 16 April 1985 (age 29) New York Red Bulls
3 Stephen Crainey LB (1981-06-22) 22 June 1981 (age 33) Blackpool
5 Gary Caldwell CB (1982-04-12) 12 April 1982 (age 32) Celtic
6 Thomas Rogne CB (1990-06-29) 29 June 1990 (age 24) Celtic
17 Emmerson Boyce RB (1979-09-24) 24 September 1979 (age 34) Crystal Palace
21 Iván Ramis CB (1984-10-25) 25 October 1984 (age 29) Mallorca
23 Juan Carlos García LB (1988-03-08) 8 March 1988 (age 26) Olimpia
24 James Perch RB (1985-09-28) 28 September 1985 (age 28) Newcastle United
25 Leon Barnett CB (1985-11-30) 30 November 1985 (age 28) Norwich City
27 Jordan Mustoe LB (1991-01-28) 28 January 1991 (age 23) Youth system
30 Rob Kiernan CB (1991-01-13) 13 January 1991 (age 23) Watford
Midfielders
4 Josh McEachran CM (1993-03-01) 1 March 1993 (age 21) Chelsea
7 Chris McCann CM (1987-07-21) 21 July 1987 (age 27) Burnley
8 Ben Watson CM (1985-05-25) 25 May 1985 (age 29) Crystal Palace
10 Shaun Maloney AM (1983-01-24) 24 January 1983 (age 31) Celtic
11 James McClean LM (1989-04-22) 22 April 1989 (age 25) Sunderland
14 Jordi Gómez AM (1985-05-24) 24 May 1985 (age 29) Espanyol
16 James McArthur CM (1987-10-07) 7 October 1987 (age 26) Hamilton Academical
18 Roger Espinoza CM (1986-10-25) 25 October 1986 (age 27) Sporting Kansas City
19 Nick Powell CM (1993-03-23) 23 March 1993 (age 21) Manchester United
20 Fraser Fyvie CM (1993-03-27) 27 March 1993 (age 21) Aberdeen
22 Jean Beausejour LM (1984-06-01) 1 June 1984 (age 30) Birmingham City
28 Daniel Redmond CM (1991-03-02) 2 March 1991 (age 23) Youth system
31 Ryan Tunnicliffe CM (1992-12-30) 30 December 1992 (age 21) Fulham
34 Jack Collison CM (1988-10-02) 2 October 1988 (age 25) West Ham
Forwards
9 Grant Holt CF (1981-04-12) 12 April 1981 (age 33) Norwich
15 Callum McManaman W / ST (1991-04-25) 25 April 1991 (age 23) Youth system
29 Nicky Maynard ST (1986-12-11) 11 December 1986 (age 27) Cardiff City
32 Marc-Antoine Fortuné CF (1981-07-02) 2 July 1981 (age 33) West Bromwich Albion
33 Martyn Waghorn ST (1990-01-23) 23 January 1990 (age 24) Leicester City

Transfers[edit]

In[edit]

Summer[edit]

# Pos Player From Fee Date Source
1 MF Chris McCann Burnley Free 27 June 2013 [3]
2 DF Stephen Crainey Blackpool Free 28 June 2013 [4]
3 DF Thomas Rogne Celtic Free 1 July 2013 [5]
4 DF James Perch Newcastle United £500,000 2 July 2013 [6]
5 GK Scott Carson Bursaspor £750,000 4 July 2013 [7]
6 FW Marc-Antoine Fortuné West Bromwich Albion Free 5 July 2013 [8]
7 FW Grant Holt Norwich £1.5m 8 July 2013 [9]
8 DF Juan Carlos García C.D. Olimpia Free 26 July 2013 [10]
9 DF Leon Barnett Norwich £500,000 1 August 2013 [11]
10 MF James McClean Sunderland £1.5m 8 August 2013 [12]
11 MF Nick Powell Manchester United Loan 2 September 2013 [13]
12 DF Ryan Shotton Stoke City Loan 2 September 2013 [14]
13 MF Marc Albrighton Aston Villa Loan 30 October 2013 [15]
14 FW Will Keane Manchester United Loan 28 November 2013 [16]

Winter[edit]

# Pos Player From Fee Date Source
1 DF Tyias Browning Everton Loan 10 January 2014 [17]
2 ST Nicky Maynard Cardiff City Loan 16 January 2014 [18]
3 MF Josh McEachran Chelsea Loan 23 January 2014 [19]
4 ST Martyn Waghorn Leicester City Loan 31 January 2014 [20]
5 DF Markus Holgersson New York Red Bulls Free Transfer 5 February 2014 [21]
6 MF Ryan Tunnicliffe Fulham Loan 25 February 2014 [22]
7 MF Jack Collison West Ham United Loan 18 March 2014 [23]
8 ST Martyn Waghorn Leicester City Free 4 April 2014 [24]

Out[edit]

Summer[edit]

Squad # Position Player Transferred To Fee Date Source
N/A MF Peter Aylmer N/A Free transfer 7 June 2013 [25]
N/A MF Jonathan Lynch N/A Free transfer 7 June 2013 [25]
N/A MF Callum Morris N/A Free transfer 7 June 2013 [25]
N/A MF Joshua Sumner N/A Free transfer 7 June 2013 [25]
N/A MF Ryan Watson N/A Free transfer 7 June 2013 [25]
7 MF Albert Crusat Bnei Sakhnin F.C. Free transfer 7 June 2013 [25]
6 MF David Jones Burnley Free transfer 7 June 2013 [25]
24 DF Adrián López Montreal Impact Free transfer 7 June 2013 [25]
35 ST Filip Oršula MSV Duisburg Free transfer 7 June 2013 [25]
23 DF Ronnie Stam Standard Liège Free transfer 7 June 2013 [25]
25 DF Román Golobart FC Köln Free transfer 14 June 2013 [26]
31 DF Maynor Figueroa Hull City Free transfer 17 June 2013 [27]
19 ST Mauro Boselli León £1m 28 June 2013 [28]
2 ST Arouna Kone Everton £5m 8 July 2013 [29]
3 DF Antolin Alcaraz Everton Free transfer 9 July 2013 [30]
9 ST Franco Di Santo Werder Bremen Free transfer 14 August 2013 [31]
12 GK Mike Pollitt Barnsley Loan 27 August 2013 [32]
4 MF James McCarthy Everton £13m 2 September 2013 [33]
27 DF Jordan Mustoe Bury Loan 1 October 2013 [34]
30 DF Rob Kiernan Southend Loan 12 October 2013 [35]
20 CMF Fraser Fyvie Yeovil Loan 17 October 2013 [36]
29 ST Nouha Dicko Rotherham Loan 20 November 2013 [37]

Winter[edit]

Squad # Position Player Transferred To Fee Date Source
N/A DF Adam Buxton Burton Albion Loan 3 January 2014 [38]
29 ST Nouha Dicko Wolverhampton Wanderers undisclosed 13 January 2014 [39]
9 ST Grant Holt Aston Villa Loan 14 January 2014 [40]
27 DF Jordan Mustoe Wycombe Wanderers Loan 17 January 2014 [41]

Squad statistics[edit]

Statistics accurate as of 12 May 2014
Source:[42]

No. Pos. Name League FA Cup League Cup Europe Community Shield League play-off Total Discipline
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Yellow card.svg Red card.svg
Goalkeepers
1 GK Scott Carson 16 0 2 0 0 0 4 0 1 0 2 0 25 0 1 0
12 GK Mike Pollitt 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
13 GK Lee Nicholls 6 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 9 0 0 0
26 GK Ali Al-Habsi 24 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 28 0 1 0
Defenders
2 DF Markus Holgersson 0 (1) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 (1) 0 0 0
3 DF Stephen Crainey 14 (6) 0 3 (1) 0 1 0 4 0 1 0 0 0 24 (7) 0 4 0
5 DF Gary Caldwell 2 0 0 (1) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 4 (1) 0 1 0
6 DF Thomas Rogne 10 (2) 0 0 0 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 14 (2) 0 1 0
17 DF Emmerson Boyce 39 (3) 2 5 (1) 0 1 0 4 (1) 0 1 0 2 0 50 (5) 2 4 0
21 DF Iván Ramis 15 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 18 2 1 0
23 DF Juan Carlos García 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
24 DF James Perch 38 (2) 0 6 1 0 0 4 0 1 0 2 1 51 (2) 2 9 0
25 DF Leon Barnett 39 (2) 4 3 (1) 0 1 0 4 1 1 0 0 (1) 0 48 (4) 5 6 0
27 DF Jordan Mustoe 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
30 DF Rob Kiernan 7 (5) 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 9 (5) 1 0 0
Midfielders
4 CM Josh McEachran 5 (3) 0 2 (1) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 (4) 0 2 0
7 CM Chris McCann 22 (5) 2 3 (2) 1 1 0 4 (1) 0 0 (1) 0 0 0 30 (9) 3 5 1
8 CM Ben Watson 25 2 3 2 0 0 2 (2) 1 1 0 0 0 31 (2) 5 8 0
10 CM Shaun Maloney 9 (1) 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 12 (1) 3 0 0
11 LM James McClean 23 (14) 3 3 (2) 1 0 0 3 (2) 0 1 0 1 0 31 (18) 4 9 0
14 CM Jordi Gómez 22 (9) 7 4 (1) 3 1 0 5 (1) 1 0 (1) 0 2 0 31 (12) 11 6 0
16 CM James McArthur 37 (4) 4 5 0 0 0 5 0 1 0 2 0 50 (4) 4 9 0
18 CM Roger Espinoza 7 (11) 0 4 (1) 1 1 0 2 (1) 0 0 (1) 0 0 (1) 0 14 (15) 1 3 0
19 CM Nick Powell 23 (7) 7 0 (3) 2 0 (1) 0 5 (1) 3 0 0 0 0 26 (12) 12 4 0
20 CM Fraser Fyvie 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0
22 CM Jean Beausejour 30 (3) 2 4 0 1 0 3 0 0 0 2 0 40 (3) 2 10 0
28 CM Daniel Redmond 0 0 0 0 0 (1) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 (1) 0 0 0
31 MF Ryan Tunnicliffe 3 (2) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 (2) 0 0 0
34 MF Jack Collison 5 (4) 0 0 (1) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 (5) 0 3 0
Attackers
15 ST Callum McManaman 17 (14) 3 5 1 0 0 5 (1) 0 0 (1) 0 2 0 28 (16) 4 4 1
29 ST Nicky Maynard 11 (5) 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 (1) 0 12 (6) 4 0 0
32 ST Marc-Antoine Fortuné 16 (20) 4 4 (2) 1 0 0 0 (5) 0 0 (1) 0 1 0 21 (27) 6 0 0
33 ST Martyn Waghorn 15 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 (2) 0 15 (2) 5 3 0
Players that played for Wigan this season that have left the club:
4 CM James McCarthy 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 - - 6 0 1 0
33 RM Marc Albrighton 2 (2) 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - - 3 (2) 0 1 0
4 DF Ryan Shotton 7 (3) 1 0 0 0 (1) 0 4 0 0 0 - - 11 (3) 0 2 0
31 ST Will Keane 2 (2) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - - 2 (2) 0 0 0
9 ST Grant Holt 9 (7) 2 1 0 0 0 2 (1) 0 1 0 0 0 13 (8) 2 0 0
29 ST Nouha Dicko 0 0 0 (1) 0 1 0 0 (2) 0 0 (1) 0 - - 1 (4) 0 0 0
31 DF Tyias Browning 1 (1) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - - 1 (1) 0 0 0

Top scorers[edit]

Statistics accurate as of 12 May 2014

Position Number Name Championship FA Cup League Cup Europe League play-off Total
MF 19 Nick Powell 7 2 0 3 0 12
MF 14 Jordi Gómez 7 3 0 1 0 11
ST 32 Marc-Antoine Fortuné 4 1 0 0 0 5
MF 8 Ben Watson 2 2 0 1 0 5
DF 25 Leon Barnett 4 0 0 1 0 5
FW 33 Martyn Waghorn 5 0 0 0 0 5
MF 16 James McArthur 4 0 0 0 0 4
ST 15 Callum McManaman 3 1 0 0 0 4
MF 11 James McClean 3 1 0 0 0 4
ST 29 Nicky Maynard 4 0 0 0 0 4
MF 10 Shaun Maloney 3 0 0 0 0 3
MF 7 Chris McCann 2 1 0 0 0 3
DF 17 Emerson Boyce 2 0 0 0 0 2
ST 9 Grant Holt 2 0 0 0 0 2
DF 22 Jean Beausejour 2 0 0 0 0 2
DF 21 Ivan Ramis 2 0 0 0 0 2
DF 24 James Perch 0 1 0 0 1 2
MF 4 Ryan Shotton 1 0 0 0 0 1
MF 18 Roger Espinoza 0 1 0 0 0 1
DF 30 Rob Kiernan 1 0 0 0 0 1
Own goals 3 0 0 0 0 3
Totals 61 10 0 6 1 78

Results[edit]

Pre season[edit]

Football League Championship[edit]

Result and position by match[edit]

Round 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46
Ground A A H H H A H A H A A H H A H H A A H A H H A H A A H A A H A A H A H H A A H H H H A H A A
Result W L D D W L W L W L D D W W L L L L W W D D W W L D W L W W W W W W D W L D D W L W L L W L
Position 1 13 10 12 8 12 11 13 12 12 14 14 10 10 11 14 14 14 14 12 13 14 11 10 11 11 10 11 9 7 7 6 7 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5

Last updated: 3 May 2014.
Source: nPower Championship
Ground: A = Away; H = Home. Result: D = Draw; L = Lose; W = Win; P = Postponed.

Football League Championship Play-offs[edit]

UEFA Europa League[edit]

Group stage[edit]

Team Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Russia Rubin Kazan 6 4 2 0 14 4 +10 14
Slovenia Maribor 6 2 1 3 9 12 −3 7
Belgium Zulte Waregem 6 2 1 3 4 10 −6 7
England Wigan Athletic 6 1 2 3 6 7 −1 5
Tiebreakers
  • Maribor are ranked ahead of Zulte Waregem on head-to-head goal difference.
Team Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Slovenia Maribor 2 1 0 1 3 2 +1 3
Belgium Zulte Waregem 2 1 0 1 2 3 −1 3

FA Cup[edit]

Main article: 2013–14 FA Cup

League Cup[edit]

FA Community Shield[edit]

League table[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Promotion or relegation
3 Derby County 46 25 10 11 84 52 +32 85 Qualification to the Championship Play-offs
4 Queens Park Rangers (O) (P) 46 23 11 12 60 44 +16 80
5 Wigan Athletic 46 21 10 15 61 48 +13 73
6 Brighton & Hove Albion 46 19 15 12 55 40 +15 72
7 Reading 46 19 14 13 70 56 +14 71

Source: BBC Sport
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored
(C) = Champion; (R) = Relegated; (P) = Promoted; (E) = Eliminated; (O) = Play-off winner; (A) = Advances to a further round.

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