Predictably, social media was immediately alight with opinion, jokes and disgust in the moments following Malky Mackay’s appointment to the manager’s position at Wigan. Here are some of the highlights:
Let’s see how many Wigan fans are moaning about his appointment when he gets them promoted a few years down the line #Malky
— Jack Burns (@J_burnsy_87) November 19, 2014
Wigan announce Malky Mackay as their new manager, with Dapper Laughs to start immediately as his assistant.
— Jamie Williams (@RandomWelshGuy) November 19, 2014
Malky Mackay returning to the game proves once again you can be abusive, racist or even commit a crime and still get a job in football.
— Conor Kelly (@ConorPacKelly) November 19, 2014
Remember when Malky Mackay described one of his players as a ‘independently minded young homo’ and a club official as a ‘gay snake’?
— sam keady = scum (@AGAmasanti) November 19, 2014
Fans of #GreatBanter rejoice as Malky Mackay crawls back into football. Can’t help feeling Wigan won’t be giving him a company mobile though
— Vicki Lank (@ThickBlueLine) November 19, 2014
Wigan are my English club now good luck Malky MacKay!
— Owain McLacey (@owain1875) November 19, 2014
Racist, sexist, homophobic and corrupt. Meet Malky Mackay, new manager of #Wigan FC. Professional football is eating itself.
— Jim Slaven (@JimSlaven) November 19, 2014
So @rioferdy5 gets harshly punished for a one word tweet,yet Malky Mackay walks back into a job,unpunished for a string of offensive texts
— Sportfx (@sportfx) November 19, 2014
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