Wigan players to refund away fans

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LONDON - Wigan Athletic's players have agreed to refund the club's travelling fans after Sunday's humiliating 9-1 defeat at Tottenham Hotspur in the Premier League.

"As a group of professionals we were embarrassed by the way we performed ... and this is something we feel we owe the fans," captain Mario Melchiot told the club's website on Monday.

Wigan, 15th in the Premier League, conceded eight second-half goals at White Hart Lane including five by England striker Jermain Defoe.

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