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13 February 2014

Win the chance to the meet the manager!

Wigan Athletic Community Trust's holiday courses are back this February, providing fun, high quality, affordable football coaching to players of all abilities.

Open to both boys and girls between the ages of 6 – 14 courses range from £5 to £15, so whether you are a budding Ben Watson or just enjoy playing with your friends the courses offer something to everyone.

Latics Soccer School

Based at the Abraham Guest Academy in Greenhey this course runs from Tuesday 18 February – Friday 21 February and gives players the chance to:

  • Receive instruction from FA and UEFA qualified coaches
  • Have their picture taken with the FA Cup
  • Meet a Latics first team star (subject to availability)
  • Be given a free Team Latics t-shirt, mini football, certificate and individual report card.

In addition every player who attends the Soccer School for the full four days will receive two tickets to Wigan Athletic vs Leicester City on Saturday 8 March and have the opportunity to win the chance to meet Latics manager Uwe Rosler and first team stars before the game.

The course runs from 9am – 4pm each day and costs £15 a day or £50 for the full four days.

Places are limited on the course so please book early to avoid disappointment.

Pay As You Play Football

Each session costs just £5 and is the ideal place for young footballers who just want to turn up and play.

Sessions run between 10am – 3pm at venues across Wigan between Tuesday 18 February and Friday 21 February and are open to both boys and girls between the ages of 6 – 14.


Shevington High School, Shevington Lane, Shevington, Wigan, WN6 8AB

Lowton High School, Newton Road, Lowton, Warrington, WA3 1DU

Ormskirk School, Wigan Road, Ormskirk, L39 2AT

Players for all courses should bring a packed lunch, soft drink and clothes suitable for football, including shin pads.

For more information or to book a place on any of the courses please contact Wigan Athletic Community Trust on 01942 488 530 or e-mail

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