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Established
1932 (86 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 Championship

Last Edit
smudgie: 02/Sep/18
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Upcoming Events
15 Dec 2018 Ipswich   -  Wigan Portman Road @ 3:00pm
22 Dec 2018 Wigan   -  Birmingham DW Stadium @ 3:00pm
26 Dec 2018 West Brom   -  Wigan The Hawthorns @ 3:00pm
29 Dec 2018 Swansea   -  Wigan Liberty Stadium @ 3:00pm
01 Jan 2019 Wigan   -  Sheffield United DW Stadium @ 3:00pm

Latest Results
08 Dec 2018 Wigan  0 - 1  Derby DW Stadium
01 Dec 2018 Bolton  1 - 1  Wigan Macron Stadium
28 Nov 2018 Wigan  3 - 1  Blackburn DW Stadium
24 Nov 2018 Wigan  0 - 0  Reading DW Stadium
10 Nov 2018 Middlesbrough  2 - 0  Wigan Riverside 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

Adam Anson

James Barrigan

Alex Bruce

Luke Burke

Nathan Byrne

Cheyenne Dunkley

Callum Elder

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

Gary Roberts

Matija Sarkic

James Vaughan

Christian Walton

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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