Useful information for Latics supporters travelling to Hillsborough.
- Information for Latics supporters travelling to Sheffield Wednesday.
- Cash only pay on the day available at Hillsborough.
- Travel, parking and match day activity information.
SKY BET CHAMPIONSHIP 2016/17
SATURDAY 10 SEPTEMBER 2016
Here are some useful tips and essential information ahead of Saturday's trip to Hillsborough, as Latics return to Sky Bet Championship action against Sheffield Wednesday.
Information provided by swfc.co.uk
Match tickets are on sale through the DW Stadium Ticket Office until 4.00pm on Friday 9 September 2016, with a cash only pay on the day facility also available at Hillsborough.
Turnstiles will be open from 1.30pm, with collections available from Gate 6 next to the away turnstiles. Ambulant/disabled supporter access is also available through Gate 6.
PRICES - West Stand Upper (Seating behind the goal)
Adults - £33.00
Seniors/U21s - £23.00
Under 17s - £15.00
Under 11s - £10.00
Under 5s - £5.00 (Only available in advance)
Ambulant / disabled - Same as relevant price class (inc free carer if eligible)
Tickets are available to purchase on the Credit Card Hotline 0871 66 33 552 * or in person at the DW Stadium Ticket Office.
*Calls cost 10 pence per minute from a BT Landline. Calls from other networks and mobiles may cost more.
TRAVEL BY ROAD (Postcode S6 1SW)
From The North/South/East - Exit the M1 at junction 36 and follow the A61 towards Sheffield. Continue along the road for approximately four miles until the second roundabout. Take the third exit (Leppings Lane) - the ground is situated on the left-hand side.
From the West - Take the A57 for Sheffield. As you approach the city the road splits in two - take the left fork onto the Rivelin Valley Road (A6101). Continue for approximately 3.75 miles, turn left (onto one way system) and follow the road round to the right onto Holme Lane. This road then becomes Bradfield Road. At the junction with the A61 Penistone Road, turn left towards Barnsley. Hillsborough Stadium is on the left-hand side after Hillsborough Park.
TRAVEL BY TRAIN
Sheffield Railway Station (Contact Midland Mainline on 0845 712 5678) is situated in the town centre, 3 miles from the ground.
TRAVEL BY BUS
From the Railway Station, Flat Street Bus Terminus is a one-minute walk - cross over at the pedestrian crossing, and follow the signs. Bus numbers 53, 77 and 80 all run from Flat Street to Hillsborough.
From Angel Street, buses 74 and 74a run to Hillsborough. From Snig Hill, buses 85 and 86 run to Leppings Lane. From the Sheffield Transport Interchange, bus 57 runs past the ground towards Stocksbridge.
On matchdays, bus frequency should be roughly every 15 minutes.
TRAVEL BY TRAM
Take the South Yorkshire Supertram (signposted from the Railway Station) towards Middlewood Road (yellow route). Exit at the Leppings Lane stop, which is a short walk from the ground. For regular service updates please follow: @SCSupertram
Match day parking around Hillsborough Stadium is limited, but on early arrival spaces are available on the Wednesdayite Car Park on Penistone Road opposite the stadium for £7.00.
The Railway on Wadsley Bridge allow entry for away supporters before the match.
The nearest cash point is located at the petrol station on Leppings Lane, approximately three minutes walk from the stadium. A Subway and Burger King are located nearby.
Referee: David Coote
Assistant Referees: Shaun Hudson & Nick Hopton
Fourth Official: David Webb
Kit: Latics will wear their white third kit for this fixture.
WIGAN ATHLETIC SUPPORTERS ARE REMINDED THAT IT IS A CRIMINAL OFFENCE TO ENCROACH ON THE PITCH AND/OR TO USE PYROTECHNIC DEVICES AT MATCHES.
CRIMINAL PROSECUTIONS AND BANNING ORDERS COULD RESULT IF ANYONE BREAKS THE LAW IN THIS WAY.
PLEASE RESPECT THE LAW AND THE GOOD NAME OF WIGAN ATHLETIC.
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