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Wigan

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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 1

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Home / Soccer / English League 1 / Wigan


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Latest Results
05 May Doncaster 0 - 1 Wigan Keepmoat Stadium
28 Apr Wigan 1 - 1 Wimbledon DW Stadium
24 Apr Bristol Rovers 1 - 1 Wigan Memorial Stadium
21 Apr Fleetwood Town 0 - 4 Wigan Highbury Stadium
17 Apr Wigan 1 - 0 Oxford Utd DW 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

Marcus Browne

Alex Bruce

Luke Burke

Dan Burn

Ryan Colclough

Devante Cole

Cheyenne Dunkl

Callum Elder

Owen Evans

Jordan Flores

Jay Fulton

Josh Gregory

Will Grigg

Noel Hunt

Michael Jacobs

Reece James

Jamie Jones

Callum Lang

Liam Langford

Joshua Laurent

Dan Lavercombe

Shaun MacDonal

Gavin Massey

Craig Morgan

Sam Morsy

David Perkins

Gary Roberts

Theo Roberts

Matija Sarkic

Sam Stubbs

Terell Thomas

James Vaughan

Christian Walt

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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