Wigan sack Malky Mackay after Derby defeat

CHAMPIONSHIP strugglers Wigan have parted company with Malky Mackay after the club slipped eight points adrift of safety.

Malky Mackay has been sacked as Wigan manager. Picture: Getty

The Latics were beaten 2-0 by Derby on Monday afternoon, leaving them facing the prospect of dropping down into League One barely two years after they were in the top flight and won the FA Cup.

And in a short statement on their official website, the club confirmed they had removed Mackay from his post just five months after his controversial hiring.

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