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Wigan’s relegation to third tier confirmed after appeal…

Aug 4 – Wigan Athletic’s relegation to the third tier League One has been confirmed after the club said on Tuesday that they had lost their appeal against a 12-point deduction.

The English Football League (EFL) said last month that Wigan would be docked 12 points after the club entered administration. Wigan finished second-bottom of the Championship standings as a result, two points from safety.

“The Independent Disciplinary Commission has deliberated over the last few days on the evidence presented at Friday’s appeal against the 12-point deduction,” Wigan said in a statement https://wiganathletic.com/news/2020/august/Update-Wigan-Athletic-Appeal.

“The Independent Disciplinary Commission has ruled that the appeal has not been successful.” (Reporting by Rohith Nair in Bengaluru)

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