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INSIDE ISSUE 19: LATICS' MATCH DAY PROGRAMME V OLDHAM ATHLETIC

28 March 2018

Jay Fulton, Chey Dunkley, Paul Cook and Mwiya Malumo all feature in an action packed match day programme against Oldham Athletic.

  • A quick look inside issue 19 of the Wigan Athletic match day programme.
  • Jay Fulton is the feature interview against his former loan club Oldham Athletic.
  • We delve into previous meetings between Latics and Oldham, and the connections linking our clubs.

The award-winning Wigan Athletic match day programme returns for its 19th issue this Friday as Latics host Oldham Athletic in Sky Bet League One at the DW Stadium.

Jay Fulton, Chey Dunkley and Paul Cook all give their thoughts ahead of the game, alongside fascinating historical content from Paul Rowley and Jeff Rourke, and links between both clubs and both sets of players.

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Here's a quick look at what's in store.

6 PAUL COOK
The gaffer looks ahead to Friday's game and thanks the fans for their support on the road at Bradford City, Walsall and Bury.

12 CHEY DUNKLEY
Six-goal defender shares his thoughts on Latics' 2-0 victory at Bury and previews Friday's clash with Oldham.



16 LATICS NEWS
We show our support for World Down Syndrome Day and Prostate Cancer UK's March for Men.

Will Grigg and Connah

Will Grigg and one of Friday's mascots, Connah, celebrating the title win in 2016.

22 POTTED HISTORY
Delve into the Oldham story and find out more about our visitors.

23 SEASON SO FAR
How is the run-in shaping up for the Latics?

24 THE BOSS
We take a look at Richie Wellens' career and journey to the hot seat at Boundary Park.

Richie Wellens Oldham Athletic

From player to manager, we document the Oldham boss' career to date.

26 FOUR IN FOCUS
A closer inspection of four of Oldham's key players; Johny Placide, Anthony Gerrard, Jack Byrne and leading goal scorer Eoin Doyle.

28 DON'T I KNOW YOU?
A look at where the paths of Latics and Oldham's squads have crossed previously, including Richie Wellens' links to Callum Elder, James Vaughan, Leam Richardson and Alex Bruce.

30 HAVEN'T WE SEEN THEM BEFORE?
Which players in the Oldham side do you recognise? We take a look at who has featured against Latics for other clubs during their careers.

Ben Pringle v James McClean - Rotherham United v Wigan Athletic 2015

James McClean races away from Ben Pringle at Rotherham United in 2015.

32 VIEW FROM THE PRESS BOX
Sheldan Keay, Oldham Athletic reporter for the Manchester Evening News, gives us the lowdown on Richie Wellens' side.

36 THE PR MAN
Paul Rowley shares his classic Latics stories and statistics, taking us back to his first ever Latics match, 50 years ago to the day on Friday.

42 HISTORY LESSON
Classic matches between Latics and Oldham, as well as links between the two clubs including; legendary goal scorer Andy Liddell, Stuart Barlow, Jason Jarrett, Fitz Hall, Stuart Balmer, Micky Quinn and Darren Sherdian.

Andy Liddell Oldham Athletic

Andy Liddell in action for Oldham Athletic.

50 FORTY YEARS ON
Jeff Rourke continues his look back at our final non-league campaign from 1977-78.

52 JAY FULTON
Former Oldham loanee lifts the lid on his time at Boundary Park and shares his delight at scoring his first Latics goal against Walsall last week.

62 COMMUNITY TRUST
The latest news from the award-winning Wigan Athletic Community Trust, as the club supporters the Greater Manchester Festival for Ageing and James Vaughan and Christian Walton take Pathway 2 Participation youngsters for a round of FootGolf at Haigh Woodland Park.



72 ACADEMY - MWIYA MALUMO
The Under 18s' leading goal scorer shares his story and journey from Oldham Athletic to Latics and previews Saturday's EFL Youth Alliance Cup final against Hartlepool United.

80 2017-18 STATISTICS
The numbers crunched on Latics' season so far.

82 MESSAGES
Birthdays and notices from Latics supporters around the world.


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