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1932 (87 years old)


DW Stadium
(25,138 Capacity)

Jersey Clearart

Wigan, Lancashire, England


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23 Feb 19 Wigan   -  Ipswich
02 Mar 19 Wigan   -  Middlesbrough
05 Mar 19 Derby   -  Wigan
09 Mar 19 Reading   -  Wigan
12 Mar 19 Blackburn   -  Wigan

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13 Feb 19 Wigan  0 - 0  Stoke
09 Feb 19 Rotherham  1 - 1  Wigan
02 Feb 19 Wigan  2 - 1  QPR
26 Jan 19 Nottingham F.  3 - 1  Wigan
19 Jan 19 Sheffield Weds  1 - 0  Wigan

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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

Adam Anson

James Barrigan

Luke Burke

Nathan Byrne

Leon Clarke

Cheyenne Dunkley

Lee Evans

Jay Fulton

Joe Garner

Darron Gibson

Will Grigg

Noel Hunt

Michael Jacobs

Jamie Jones

Joshua Laurent

Dan Lavercombe

Leonardo Da Silva

Shaun MacDonald

Callum McManaman

Sam Morsy

Kai Naismith

Anthony Pilkingto

Gary Roberts

Matija Sarkic

James Vaughan

Christian Walton

= Contract years remaining

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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