Crystal Palace star James McArthur has message for Wigan Athletic after relegation confirmed

The Scot was gutted to see his former team relegated to League One yesterday.

Crystal Palace pulled themselves clear of the relegation dogfight in the Premier League recently, with an exceptional run of form since Alan Pardew took over from Neil Warnock as Eagles manager.

Plenty of players have played their part in that successful run of recent form, one such player being midfielder James McArthur.

McArthur arrived from Wigan Athletic in the summer, for a fee reported by London 24 to be in the region of £7 million and he has gone on to become a regular member in the Crystal Palace first-team.

Unfortunately he left a Wigan side that has now suffered relegation from the Championship.

Last night saw Rotherham United defeat Reading 2-1 at the New York Stadium. Goals from Matt Derbyshire and Lee Frecklington secured The Millers Championship survival at the disadvantage of both Wigan and Millwall.

McArthur may be pleased to be surviving with his current club, but he took to Twitter yesterday evening to express his disappointment at the relegation of a side that he won the FA Cup with in 2013.

McArthur and every Wigan fan will hope The Lactics can soon return up the football ladder after this season's disappointment.

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