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THIS WEEK AT WIGAN ATHLETIC - W/C 17 DECEMBER

17 December 2018

Our regular look towards the week ahead at Wigan Athletic, the DW Stadium and Wigan Athletic Community Trust.

  • What's on at Wigan Athletic this week?
  • Latics prepare for Birmingham City in the Sky Bet Championship, Huddersfield Town for the Development Squad and Carlisle United in the EFL Youth Alliance.
  • First team players continue their Christmas work with our Charity of the Season, the Brick.

Monday 17 December

Every day this week the Brick, our charity of the season, are using Wigan Athletic Community Trust’s Montrose Skills Hub as their base for a Christmas donation drive where they aim to pack more than 150 food hampers for families across Wigan and Leigh ahead of the festivities.

Donations can be made between 9.00am - 4.30pm every day at the DW Stadium and Montrose Skills Hub, WN5 9XN.

It's Day 17 of #LaticsAdvent - another brilliant prize to giveaway as we count down to Christmas.

Tuesday 18 December

Clients from The Brick are visiting the club’s training centre for a tour of the facility and to watch training before having Christmas lunch with the players and management team.

Tickets for our Emirates FA Cup third round trip to West Bromwich Albion on Saturday 5 January 2019 go on general sale!

WBA v Wigan Athletic

Latics' Development Squad travel across to West Yorkshire to face Huddersfield Town in a friendly at 1.00pm.

We continue our #TravelTuesday series with photos and videos from standout trips down the years.



It's Day 18 of #LaticsAdvent - another brilliant prize to giveaway as we count down to Christmas.

Wednesday 19 December

Latics Academy players will visit the Montrose Skills Hub to help the Brick pack food hampers as part of their Christmas donation drive.

It's a Christmas special #WallpaperWednesday with the latest designs from Ever Agency!

Former Latics midfielder Gareth Whalley celebrates his 45th birthday.

It's Day 19 of #LaticsAdvent - another brilliant prize to giveaway as we count down to Christmas.

Thursday 20 December

First team players Samy Morsy, Will Grigg, Dan Burn and Michael Jacobs are visiting Montrose Skills Hub to help the Brick pack food hampers as part of their Christmas donation drive.

Tickets for our Boxing Day trip to West Bromwich Albion are on sale online until 4.00pm, with telephone and in-person sales until 3.00pm on Saturday 22 December as Latics supporters gear up for the annual fancy dress outing!

West Bromwich Albion v Wigan Athletic Tickets

Tickets for our final game of 2018 away at Swansea City are also available online until 4.00pm on Thursday.

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We're on location at the training centre for this week's episode of Latics Listen, and former Latics and Blues favourite Mario Melchiot joins us on the phone all the way from Los Angeles.



Former players Fitz Hall (38) and Ryan Tunnicliffe (26) celebrate birthdays.

It's Day 20 of #LaticsAdvent - another brilliant prize to giveaway as we count down to Christmas.

Friday 21 December

Our pre-match build-up hits top gear as our media team bring you the latest team news from the training centre and Paul Cook's views ahead of our clash with Birmingham City at the DW Stadium.

Former Latics player Neil Morton celebrates his 50th birthday.

It's Day 21 of #LaticsAdvent - another brilliant prize to giveaway as we count down to Christmas.

Saturday 22 December

It's match day at the DW Stadium! Birmingham City are in town for our final fixture before Christmas.

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Tickets for our Boxing Day clash with West Bromwich Albion at the Hawthorns and our final fixture of 2018 against Swansea City are on sale until 3.00pm.

West Bromwich Albion v Wigan Athletic Ticket Details

Swansea City v Wigan Athletic Ticket Details

Latics' Under 18s travel to Carlisle United in an attempt to further cement their place at the top of the EFL Youth Alliance.

And, the following players will be in action out on loan:

Devante Cole - Luton Town v Burton Albion
Max Power - Portsmouth v Sunderland
Jamie Walker - Peterborough United v Walsall
Callum Lang - Oldham Athletic v Exeter City
Joe Piggott - Morecambe v Cambridge United
Luke Burgess - Solihull Moors v Barrow AFC

It's Day 22 of #LaticsAdvent - another brilliant prize to giveaway as we count down to Christmas.

Sunday 23 December

It's one year since our biggest EFL victory as Will Grigg grabbed a hat-trick in Latics' 7-0 thrashing of Oxford United in a very Merry Christmas in 2017-18.



Former Latics players Alex Bruce (66), Ray Redshaw (60) and Jon Whitney (48) celebrate birthdays.

It's Day 23 of #LaticsAdvent - another brilliant prize to giveaway as we count down to Christmas.


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