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Wigan

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Rotherham vs Wigan (25 Nov)

Established
1932 (85 years old)

Sport
Soccer

Manager
Paul Cook

Stadium/Home
DW Stadium
(25,138 Capacity)

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Location
Wigan, Lancashire, England

Keywords
Latics

League
English League 1

Site
Home / Soccer / English League 1 / Wigan


Upcoming Events
25 Nov Rotherham - Wigan New York Stadium
09 Dec Wigan - Fleetwood Town DW Stadium
16 Dec Wimbledon - Wigan Kingsmeadow
23 Dec Oxford Utd - Wigan Kassam Stadium
26 Dec Wigan - Shrewsbury DW Stadium

Latest Results
21 Nov Wigan 3 - 0 Doncaster DW Stadium
18 Nov Wigan 1 - 2 Bradford DW Stadium
28 Oct Wigan 0 - 0 Blackburn DW Stadium
21 Oct Blackpool 1 - 3 Wigan Bloomfield Road
17 Oct Gillingham 1 - 1 Wigan Priestfield Stadium

Description

Wigan Athletic Football Club is an English professional football club based in Wigan, Greater Manchester, who compete in the Football League Championship, the second tier of English football. Founded in 1932, the club is the most recently formed club in the division.

They have played at the DW Stadium since 1999, sharing the stadium with rugby league club Wigan Warriors. They previously played at Springfield Park for 67 years. The club's nickname is Latics. They are the penultimate holders of the FA Cup and were almost awarded the opportunity to defend the title the following season, only missing out on the final on a penalty shootout. They have also won the Second Division, Third Division and are two-times winners of the Football League Trophy, along with numerous regional football competitions from their time as a non-league club. The club embarked on its first European campaign during the 2013–14 season in the UEFA Europa League group stages where the DW Stadium was temporarily known as The Wigan Athletic Stadium in accordance with competition rules.

Team Members
Luke Ainscough
Guillermo Andr
Patrick Antelm
Leon Barnett
Jean Beausejou
Emmerson Boyce
Alex Bruce
Dan Burn
Gary Caldwell
Tim Chow
Sam Cosgrove
Don Cowie
Albert Crusat
Donervon Danie
Callum Elder
Roger Espinoza
Lee Evans
Jordan Flores
Marc-Antoine F
Fraser Fyvie
Juan Garcia
Jordi Gomez
William Grigg
Ali Al Habsi
Markus Holgers
Grant Holt
Noel Hunt
Jussi Jaaskela
Michael Jacobs
Reece James
Ryan Jennings
Jamie Jones
Andy Kellett
Rob Kiernan
William Kvist
Josh Langley
Joshua Laurent
Shaun MacDonal
Chris McCann
Ryan Meadows
Craig Morgan
Sam Morsy
Lee Nicholls
Gabriel Oberta
Jermaine Penna
James Perch
David Perkins
Jack Phillips
Mike Pollitt
Declan Poole
Thomas Rogne
Aaron Sinclair
James Tavernie
Terell Thomas
Daniel Whitehe
Michael Wilson

Stadium or Home

The DW Stadium is a sports stadium in Wigan, Greater Manchester, England. The ground is owned and managed by Wigan Athletic Holdings Ltd, and it is used by Wigan Athletic football club trading under the name Wigan Athletic AFC Ltd and it is also used by Wigan Warriors rugby league club. Built and opened in 1999, it is named after its main sponsor, DW Sports Fitness, In UEFA matches, it is called Wigan Athletic Stadium due to UEFA regulations on sponsorship.

Its current capacity is 25,138—seated in four single-tier stands—and its record attendance was on 11 May 2008 when 25,133 people watched Wigan Athletic play Manchester United in the title-deciding match of the 2007–08 Premier League season.

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