Dave Whelan

Business Executive

Birthday November 24, 1936

Birth Sign Sagittarius

Birthplace England

Age 86 years old

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Owner of the Wigan Athletic football club. He used to play for Crewe Alexandra and Blackburn Rovers.

Before Fame

Though born in Bradford, he grew up in Wigan.


His Wigan team stunned Manchester City in the summer of 2013 to win the FA Cup - completing a dream that he held since breaking his leg as a player in a FA cup match in 1960.

Family Life

His wife Pat has driven him to matches before.

Associated With

As a prominent Conservative Party supporter, he controversially called for a moment of silence before football games in memory of the late Margaret Thatcher.