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3 August 2018

Get the first listen to Episode Two of Latics Listen as we prepare for the first game of the Sky Bet Championship season against Sheffield Wednesday.

  • Latics Listen: The official Wigan Athletic podcast - Episode Two.
  • Latics Rewind with Chris Kirkland on his time at both Latics and Sheffield Wednesday, plus his inspirational battle with anxiety and depression.
  • Getting to Know Callum McManaman and an in-depth chat with Christian Walton, plus your views on the new season from #LaticsOpenDay.

2018-19 Season Cards

Latics Listen is back! Following on from our popular first episode straight out of the training camp in Spain, we returned to the Wigan Athletic Training Centre to bring you episode two as Latics build up to the start of the Sky Bet Championship season against Sheffield Wednesday at the DW Stadium on Saturday.

Listen below on SoundCloud or download our brand new podcast for free on the App Store by [clicking here].

So who's on this week's episode?

Chris Kirkland

With 131 Premier League appearances to his name during a six-year spell at the DW Stadium, Chris Kirkland chats to Guy Clarke about his time at Wigan Athletic, his move to Hillsborough Stadium and career at Sheffield Wednesday, Latics' chances in the Championship this season, plus his inspirational battle with anxiety and depression.

Chris' words carry a vitally important message, reflected in this year's EFL partnership with mental health charity, Mind.

You, the supporters!

More than 1,600 supporters attended the second annual #LaticsOpenDay last Thursday and we wanted to know what you thought ahead of the new season!

Christian Walton

An in-depth chat with returning goalkeeper Christian Walton, who sets out his aims for the 2018-19 campaign, reflects on a record-breaking 2017-18 and sets out his plans for his career ahead.

Callum McManaman

Getting to Know returns (much like the man who features) as Callum McManaman lifts the lid on his boyhood idol, favourite sport other than football, biggest influence on his career and how celebrating his first Latics goal with his friends is right up their with his favourite football memories.

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