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THOUSANDS OF FANS ATTEND WIGAN ATHLETIC’S #LATICSOPENDAY

26 July 2018

The day showed the strength of community spirit through football and sport across Wigan Borough.

  • Over 1,600 supporters enjoy #LaticsOpenDay at Robin Park Arena.
  • Club's first team squad hosted an open training session this morning.
  • Youngsters and their families took part in various community activities.

Wigan Athletic and Wigan Athletic Community Trust provided another unforgettable day for supporters at #LaticsOpenDay today, highlighting the importance of families and young people to both the club and the Trust.

More than 1,600 Latics fans and local families were in attendance at the event, which showed the strength of community spirit through football and sport across Wigan Borough.

Aimed at highlighting the work of the Community Trust, activities on the day included a first team open training session, coaching sessions for youngsters led by the club’s academy coaches, various community activities, a huge autograph session, stadium tours and more.

Jonathan Jackson, Latics’ Chief Executive, said: “This year’s #LaticsOpenDay was bigger and better than last year and it was amazing to see so many of the club’s supporters enjoying themselves in the glorious sunshine.

He added: “There were a whole host of events organised by the club and the Community Trust for families to take part in, and it was just really great to see lots of smiles on people’s faces.”

The winning numbers for the Player of the Day and Chairman of the Day prizes were as follows:

Player of the Day – 679

Chairman for the Day – 1358

Please contact community@wiganathletic.com or call 01942 318090 to claim your prize.

Follow @LaticsCommunity on Twitter to learn more about the work of Wigan Athletic Community Trust.

A huge thank you must go to everyone who attended and made #LaticsOpenDay a huge success once again, including all of our partners on the day, including; Wigan Athletic Community Trust, Wigan Council, Inspiring healthy lifestyles, Greater Manchester Police, Wigan Youth Zone, Age UK Wigan Borough, traders from Haigh Woodland Park and Haigh Foodie Friday, GAME Wigan, Leisuretec, WISH FM, Army FA and the DW Stadium.


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