Toure Sacked As Wigan Athletic Manager After Two Months In Charge


Former Côte d’Ivoire and Arsenal defender Kolo Toure has been fired as manager of Wigan Athletic after just two months.

Wigan announced Toure’s dismissal in a statement on Thursday.

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The Latics are bottom in the 24-team Championship standings and are winless in their last nine games.

“Wigan Athletic can confirm that they have parted company with First Team Manager, Kolo Touré,” the statement read.

“Touré arrived at the DW Stadium in November 2022, but after a run of results that sees the Club in a fight for survival in the Sky Bet Championship, the Board believe that this is the right time to make a change.

“We can confirm that Kevin Betsy and Ashvir Johal have also left the Club.

“First team matters will be taken on by the remaining coaching staff during this interim period, with the Club working quickly to identify and appoint a new manager of the Football Club.

Malachy Brannigan, Chief Executive of Wigan Athletic, said: “Firstly, I’d like to thank…

Source: Complete Sports