John Sheridan: Wigan’s administrators appoint ex-Oldham manager as new boss11 September 2020
Wigan Athletic's administrators have appointed former Oldham Athletic and Chesterfield boss John Sheridan as the League One club's new manager.
The 55-year-old has agreed a short-term deal with the Latics.
Wigan have been given permission by the English Football League to start the new league season in administration.
"While talks continue with potential buyers, it is important the team is in safe hands," said Dean Watson, on behalf of the joint administrators.
More to follow.