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11 January 2013

Evening Football for 12-19 year olds with Latics in the Community

Wigan Athletic Community Trust provides evening football and sports activities for over 100 12–18 year olds a week at different venues across Wigan.

The activities run on Monday, Thursday and Friday nights and are designed to give young people something constructive to do after school and in the evenings.

All sessions are completely free and are open to both boys and girls. As well as taking part in sport the young people can also take part in volunteering, complete sports qualifications and earn match tickets to Wigan Athletic home games at the DW Stadium.

The activities are supported by a range of partners including: the Premier League; the Football League Trust; Wigan and Leigh Housing, Wigan Council and Wigan and Leisure Culture Trust.

Sessions Times and Venues:

Session: Kickz Football
Venue: Hag Fold, Dorset Road Community Centre, Atherton, M46 9PT
Days: Monday, Thursday and Friday
Time: 6pm-8pm

Session: Midnight League Football in partnership with Coalfields Regeneration Trust and Wigan and Leigh Housing
Venue: Shakerley Common, Cumberland Avenue, Tyldesley, Manchester, M29 8FU
Days: Thursday and Friday
Time: 6pm-8pm

Session: Football in partnership with Wigan and Leigh Housing
Venue: Coronation Park, Standish Lower Ground, Wigan, WN6 8JP (side of St Annes Primary School)
Day: Thursday
Time: 6-8pm

Session: Football in partnership with Wigan and Leigh Housing
Venue: Rosebridge High School, Holt Street, Ince in Makerfield, Wigan, WN1 3HD
Day: Friday
Time: 5.30-7.30pm

Latics in the Community will also be launching new sessions in Pemberton and Westleigh over the next two months.

For more information about these and any of the sessions please contact Community Cohesion Co-ordinator Adam Jones on 01942 488 530 or e-mail

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