A 12 point penalty on Wigan Athletic this season in fact would only put them 4 points adrift of safety as things stand, so they could still avoid relegation from the Championship.
RT @PKendrickWIG: BREAKING: Wigan Athletic are in administration! Joint administrator: “Our immediate objectives are to ensure the club completes all its fixtures this season and to urgently find interested parties to save Wigan Athletic and the jobs of the people who work for the club." #wafc https://t.co/btRQF9cF8h
Wigan Athletic in administration: EFL confirms 12-point penalty, decide end of the season whether it hits this season or next. Most likely will apply this season and relegate the club. Only applies in a following season if a club is already relegated. https://t.co/9iY8KoJlNc
Hong Kong-based company that pulled out of Wigan Athletic cited Brexit as a reason: “The prospect of the UK remains uncertain. Brexit could have material long-term impact on the economy & future growth of the UK which may damage investors’ confidence.” https://t.co/9iY8KoJlNc