Andrej Kramaric

Andrej Kramaric: Leicester complete club record £9.5m transfer for Croatian striker in time to face Stoke

However the Foxes' switch for Wigan winger Shaun Maloney has faltered

Malky Mackay (left) and Dave Whelan shake hands at the DW Stadium

Dave Whelan: Wigan chairman charged by FA for alleged racist comments

Whelan had insisted he had been misquoted

Wigan Athletic vs Reading match report: James McArthur saves the day for Latics after late comeback by Nigel Adkins' men

The two former Premier League sides share the spoils at the DW Stadium

Sean Dyche celebrates with Burnley players after the win at Blackpool

Blackpool 0 Burnley 1 match report: Michael Kightly strike has Burnley dreaming

The Premier League is so tantalisingly close for Burnley supporters that they have already started dreaming of trips to Anfield, Old Trafford and Stamford Bridge next season – and it is all thanks to Sean Dyche.

Wigan’s Callum McManaman scores his side’s third goal

Wigan Athletic 3 Reading 0 match report: Stylish Wigan have Wembley in sight again

Latics could be back at Wembley yet again, this time for the play-off final

Thomas Vermaelen (third from right) celebrates with penalty-saving goalkeeper Lukasz Fabianski after Arsenal defeat Wigan in the FA Cup semi-final

Thomas Vermaelen: FA Cup semi-final fightback can propel Arsenal to fourth in Premier League table

Gunners captain praised his team after thrilling victory at Wembley

Arsene Wenger looks on during Arsenal training

FA Cup semi-final: Wigan v Arsenal match preview

A look ahead to this weekend's fixture at Wembley

Arsene Wenger takes training with Arsenal
Aaron Ramsey will start for Arsenal against Wigan

Wigan v Arsenal: Arsene Wenger confirms Aaron Ramsey will start in FA Cup semi-final

Welsh midfielder to make his first start for the club since Boxing Day

Uwe Rosler celebrates Wigan's victory over Cardiff

Wigan v Arsenal: Wigan 'can't lose' FA Cup semi-final at Wembley, says manager Uwe Rosler

The Latics are the underdogs against their more illustrious Premier League opponents

Wigan Athletic's James Perch celebrates at the final whistle after his goal helped knock Manchester City out of the FA Cup at the Etihad Stadium

Wigan v Arsenal: Wigan backed to beat Gunners in FA Cup semi-final by Paul Jewell

The Championship club are very capable of beating their more illustrious opponents, says their former manager

Wigan Athletic's James Perch celebrates at the final whistle after his goal helped knock Manchester City out of the FA Cup at the Etihad Stadium

Manchester City 1 Wigan Athletic 2: Slipshod City fall victim again to Wigan's shocking self-belief in the FA Cup

Wigan will now take on Arsenal in the semi-final at Wembley

Mikel Arteta scores from the penalty spot in Arsenal's 4-1 victory over Everton in the fifth round on Saturday
Manuel Pellegrini make a gesture from the touchline

FA Cup: Manchester City v Wigan Athletic match preview

A look ahead to this weekend’s quarter-final fixture at the Etihad Stadium

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