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About the Club

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In Brief

Founded: 1932
Turned Professional: 1978

Current Division: EFL League One
Home Stadium: DW Stadium
Address: Loire Drive, Robin Park, Wigan, Greater Manchester WN5 0UH

Nickname: The Latics
Main Sponsors 2019/20: KB88
Club Mascots: Phoenix and Blue

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Wigan Athletic FC - Official 2019/20 Home Kit

Blue shirt with white pinstripes and green trim. Blue shorts with white detailing. Blue socks with green trim and white detailing.


Wigan Athletic FC - Official 2019/20 Away Kit

Red shirt with hexagonal print and navy blue trim. Red shorts with navy detailing. Red socks with navy trim.

History and Honours

Stadium History

DW Stadium (1999-Present) / View Stadium
Springfield Park (1932-1999)

Club Honours

League 1 Champions: 2015/16, 2017/18
Division 2 (3rd Tier) Champions: 2002/03
Division 3 (4th Tier) Champions: 1996/97
FA Cup Winners: 2012/13
Football League Trophy Winners: 1984/85, 1998/99
Northern Premier League Champions: 1970/71, 1974/75
Northern Premier League Cup Winners: 1971/72
Northern Premier League Shield Winners: 1972/73, 1973/74, 1975/76
Northern Floodlit League Champions: 1966/67
Lancashire Senior Cup Winners: 1984/85, 1991/92, 1998/99
Lancashire Floodlit Cup Winners: 1966/67, 1970/71, 1972/73

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1st Team Squad 2019/20

Leon Balogun (Defender, On loan from Brighton & Hove Albion) /  Soccerbase  
Nathan Byrne (Defender) /  Soccerbase  
Alex Dobre (Midfielder, On loan from AFC Bournemouth) /  Soccerbase  
Kieran Dowell (Midfielder, On loan from Everton) /  Soccerbase  
Cheyenne Dunkley (Defender) /  Soccerbase  
Lee Evans (Midfielder) /  Soccerbase  
Daniel Fox (Defender) /  Soccerbase  
Joe Garner (Forward) /  Soccerbase  
Joe Gelhardt (Forward) /  Soccerbase  
Michael Jacobs (Midfielder) /  Soccerbase  
Jamie Jones (Goalkeeper) /  Soccerbase  
Cedric Kipre (Defender) /  Soccerbase  
Jamal Lowe (Forward) /  Soccerbase  
Lewis MacLeod (Midfielder) /  Soccerbase  
David Marshall (Goalkeeper) /  Soccerbase  
Gavin Massey (Midfielder) /  Soccerbase  
Christopher Merrie (Midfielder) /  Soccerbase  
Jan Mlakar (Forward, On loan from Brighton & Hove Albion) /  Soccerbase  
Kieffer Moore (Forward) /  Soccerbase  
Sam Morsy (Midfielder) /  Soccerbase  
Kal Naismith (Midfielder) /  Soccerbase  
Tom Pearce (Defender) /  Soccerbase  
Anthony Pilkington (Midfielder) /  Soccerbase  
Gary Roberts (Midfielder) /  Soccerbase  
Antonee Robinson (Defender) /  Soccerbase  
Dujon Sterling (Defender) /  Soccerbase  
Jensen Weir (Midfielder) /  Soccerbase  
Joe Williams (Midfielder) /  Soccerbase  

Club Staff


Life President: Dave Whelan
Executive Chairman: Darren Royle
Directors: Joe Royle, Thomas Chan
Chief Executive: Jonathan Jackson
Honorary President: Brenda Spencer

Management & Coaching Staff

Manager: John Sheridan (Age 56 years) / Appointed 11th September 2020 (1 month, 14 days ago) /  Soccerbase  
Assistant Manager: Leam Richardson
Goalkeeping Coach: Nick Colgan

Former Managers

Paul Cook (May 2017-Aug 2020) /  Soccerbase  
Graham Barrow (Caretaker Manager, Mar 2017-May 2017) /  Soccerbase  
Warren Joyce (Nov 2016-Mar 2017) /  Soccerbase  
Graham Barrow (Caretaker Manager, Oct 2016-Nov 2016) /  Soccerbase  
Gary Caldwell (Apr 2015-Oct 2016) /  Soccerbase  
Malky Mackay (Nov 2014-Apr 2015) /  Soccerbase  
Uwe Rosler (Dec 2013-Nov 2014) /  Soccerbase  
Graham Barrow (Caretaker Manager, Dec 2013) /  Soccerbase  
Owen Coyle
Roberto Martinez
Steve Bruce
Paul Jewell
Bruce Rioch
John Deehan
Bryan Hamilton
Bobby Charlton
Larry Lloyd

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Club Media

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Official Apps

/ Club App: (iOS Universal (iPhone, iPad and iPod touch))

Local Radio Stations

/ BBC Radio Lancashire: (95.5, 103.9 & 104.5 FM / 855 & 1557 MW / 12A (223.936MHz) DAB)
/ BBC Radio Manchester: (95.1 & 104.6 FM / 12C (227.360MHz) DAB)

Club Trivia

Famous Supporters

Stuart Maconie: (TV presenter, radio DJ, writer and journalist)  / Twitter: @StuartMaconie
Paul Rowley: (Political correspondent)  / Twitter: @PaulRowleyBBC

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