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WIGAN ATHLETIC'S 2017-18 FIXTURES RELEASED

21 June 2017

Find out how Latics' fixtures will fall in the 2017-18 Sky Bet League One campaign.

  • Paul Cook’s team will kick off 2017-18 League One season with MK Dons trip.
  • Bury are the first League One visitors to the DW Stadium.
  • Latics finish off the season with visit to promoted Doncaster Rovers.

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Paul Cook’s competitive debut in charge of Wigan Athletic will be a first-ever league visit to Stadium MK on the opening day of the 2017-18 Sky Bet League One season on Saturday 5 August.

The sides have only ever met once before, in an FA Cup 3rd Round tie which went to a replay in January 2014, but this will be the first ever league meeting between the sides.

Bury will be the first visitors to the DW Stadium in Sky Bet League One on Saturday 12 August.

The battle of the Latics will take place at Boundary Park, Oldham, on Saturday 19 August before Paul Cook’s former club Portsmouth are the visitors to the DW on Saturday 26 August.

The Boxing Day match will see Shrewsbury Town visit the DW Stadium, while the run in will consist of games against Rotherham United (Home), Fleetwood Town (Away), AFC Wimbledon (Home) before the season concludes with a trip to the Keepmoat Stadium to face promoted Doncaster Rovers on Saturday 5 May.

Other notable dates to look out for see Latics play Blackburn Rovers at the DW Stadium on October 28 and Ewood Park on March 3, while the two first time visits take place on consecutive weekends at Cherry Red Records Stadium versus AFC Wimbledon (December 16) and the Kassam Stadium versus Oxford United (23 December). The big road trips to Plymouth Argyle and Portsmouth take place on 20 January and Easter Monday respectively.

Regulation kick off times are 3.00pm for Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holiday games and 7.45pm for midweek matches, all subject to change.

DATE TEAM VENUE
Sat 5 Aug Milton Keynes Dons Stadium MK
TUE AUG 8 - CARABAO CUP R1 v BLACKPOOL (H)
Sat 12 Aug Bury DW Stadium
Sat 19 Aug Oldham Athletic SportsDirect.com Park
Sat 26 Aug Portsmouth DW Stadium
TUE AUG 28 - FIRST CHECKATRADE TROPHY MATCH
Sat 2 Sep Northampton Town DW Stadium
Sat 9 Sep Shrewsbury Town Greenhous Meadow
Tue 12 Sep Charlton Athletic The Valley
Sat 16 Sep Bristol Rovers DW Stadium
Sat 23 Sep Peterborough United ABAX Stadium
Tue 26 Sep Plymouth Argyle DW Stadium
Sat 30 Sep Walsall DW Stadium
Sat 7 Oct Scunthorpe United Glanford Park
Sat 14 Oct Southend United DW Stadium
Tue 17 Oct Gillingham Priestfield
Sat 21 Oct Blackpool Bloomfield Road
Sat 28 Oct Blackburn Rovers DW Stadium
SAT 4 NOV - EMIRATES FA CUP ROUND ONE
Sat 11 Nov Rochdale Spotland
Sat 18 Nov Bradford City DW Stadium
Tue 21 Nov Doncaster Rovers DW Stadium
Sat 25 Nov Rotherham United New York Stadium
Sat 9 Dec Fleetwood Town DW Stadium
Sat 16 Dec AFC Wimbledon Cherry Red Records Stadium
Sat 23 Dec Oxford United Kassam Stadium
Tue 26 Dec Shrewsbury Town DW Stadium
Sat 30 Dec Charlton Athletic DW Stadium
Mon 1 Jan Northampton Town Sixfields Stadium
Sat 6 Jan Bristol Rovers Memorial Stadium
Sat 13 Jan Peterborough United DW Stadium
Sat 20 Jan Plymouth Argyle Home Park
Sat 27 Jan Oxford United DW Stadium
Sat 3 Feb Gillingham DW Stadium
Sat 10 Feb Southend United Roots Hall
Tue 13 Feb Blackpool DW Stadium
Sat 17 Feb Bradford City Valley Parade
Sat 24 Feb Rochdale DW Stadium
Sat 3 Mar Blackburn Rovers Ewood Park
Sat 10 Mar Scunthorpe United DW Stadium
Sat 17 Mar Walsall Banks's Stadium
Sat 24 Mar Bury Gigg Lane
Sat 31 Mar Oldham Athletic DW Stadium
Mon 2 Apr Portsmouth Fratton Park
Sat 7 Apr Milton Keynes Dons DW Stadium
Sat 14 Apr Rotherham United DW Stadium
Sat 21 Apr Fleetwood Town Highbury Stadium
Sat 28 Apr AFC Wimbledon DW Stadium
Sat 5 May Doncaster Rovers Keepmoat Stadium
*Please note fixtures can be subject to change and supporters will be given notice of any changes on wiganathletic.com.

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