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CLUB SHOCKED BY SUDDEN PASSING OF TRAINING OFFICER DAVE JOHNSON

18 April 2016

Wigan Athletic mourn the loss of long-time staff member Dave Johnson.

Wigan Athletic would like to pass on their condolences following the news that long-time training officer Dave Johnson has passed away at the age of 67.

Johnson has been associated with the club for over 40 years and has fulfilled a number of roles, including Safety Officer at both Springfield Park and the DW Stadium.

He suffered from bad health in recent years but appeared to be on the road to recovery.

Gary Caldwell, Latics manager said: “Dave was one of those guys who was always around, always smiling and who just got on with his job quietly and efficiently.

“It was a shock to us all to hear the news this morning of his passing away. It’s a really sad day for the club and on behalf of everyone at Wigan Athletic, we pass our condolences to his friends and family.”

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