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Former Wigan owner helping appeal against points deduction

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Former Wigan owner helping appeal against points deduction


Au Yeung Wai Kay put Wigan Athletic into administration weeks after he bought it

Former Wigan owner Au Yeung Wai Kay has met the club’s administrator to provide information to help their appeal against a 12-point deduction.

The Hong Kong-based businessman put the club into administration on 1 July, weeks after buying them, but has given little public explanation as to why.

However, he responded to administrator Gerald Krasner’s request for a ‘virtual meeting’, lasting more than an hour.

The details of that discussion remain confidential.

But BBC Sport understands it answered many of the questions around the reasons for the Latics’ plight and the information was used as part of Friday’s appeal against the club’s 12-point deduction.

The only public comment Au Yeung has made since taking the club into administration is a five-paragraph statement