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Established
1932 (89 years old)

Sport
Soccer

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DW Stadium
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Location
Wigan, Lancashire, England

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Wigan Athletic Football Club are an English professional association football club based in Wigan, Greater Manchester, England. They will play the 2020-21 season in League One, the third tier of English football. Founded in 1932, the club have played at the 25,000-seater DW Stadium since 1999, before which they played at Springfield Park. Their colours are blue and white stripes, although all-blue shirts have been common throughout the club's history. Wigan was elected to the Football League in 1978, and competed in the Premier League from 2005 to 2013.

Wigan won the 2012–13 FA Cup with a 1–0 victory against Manchester City at Wembley Stadium when Ben Watson scored the winning goal in stoppage time, and the club also reached the League Cup Final in 2006. They are three-time winners of League One (2003, 2016, and 2018) and twice winners of the EFL Trophy (1985 and 1999). They made their European debut in the 2013–14 UEFA Europa League.

On 1 July 2020, less than a month after a change of ownership, Wigan announced the club had gone into administration.

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Zach
Clough




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Darikwa




Lee
Evans




Dan
Gardner




Joe
Garner




George
Johnston
#14



Jamie
Jones




Will
Keane
#10



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Massey




Kai
Naismith




Emeka
Obi




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Ojo




Tom
Pearce




Jamie
Proctor




Luke
Robinson




Curtis
Tilt




Corey
Whelan




Scott
Wootton



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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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