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Wigan council in SPOTY bid

The leader of Wigan Council has written to the producers of Sports Personality of the Year, to make his town's case for a special award.

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Wigan Council leader in Sports Personality of the Year bid

The leader of Wigan Council has written to the producers of the BBC's Sports Personality of the Year Award, to put forward his town's case for a special award.

Cllr Molyneux with Wigan Warriors Head Coach Shaun Wane Credit: Wigan Council

Councillor David Molyneux has written to the show's editor calling his town the "the sporting capital of the country" and even asking the show's producers to broadcast from the town in 2014 writing, "You’d be made very welcome in Wigan".

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