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19 November 2018

Your weekly schedule at Wigan Athletic, the DW Stadium and Wigan Athletic Community Trust.

  • Latics build up for a return to first team football at the DW Stadium against Reading on Saturday.
  • Half season card go on sale for the final 12 matches of the 2018/19 campaign.
  • Latics' unbeaten Under 18s take on Fleetwood Town.

The international football is over and England are on their way to Portugal for the UEFA Nations League in 2019, but enough of the jet-setting... we're back in action at Wigan Athletic this week, with the first team set to host Reading at the DW Stadium in the Sky Bet Championship!

Here's what's coming up across the club, Wigan Athletic Community Trust and the DW Stadium over the next seven days...

Monday 19 November

It's been some journey so far and you can still join Latics on it, with 2018-19 half season card on sale from Monday at just £175 for adults for the final 12 matches of the campaign, over 65s just £150, students/18-21 just £125 and juniors from £10!

Wigan Athletic Half Season Cards 2018-19
The week begins with a big Happy 39th Birthday to assistant manager Leam Richardson! Former Latics stopper and goalkeeping coach Phil Hughes turns 54.

Away from base, Latics' on loan Chelsea full back Reece James is set for international action with England's Under 20s against Germany at Colchester United, with a 7.00pm kick off.

You can also catch our first interview with Wigan Athletic Executive Chairman Darren Royle on iFollow Latics.

Tuesday 20 November

Latics' Development Squad fixture at home against Mansfield Town has been postponed, with the Central League match now set to take place on Tuesday 22 January 2019, but there will be Academy action on Tuesday, with Latics' Under 17s taking part in the Clarets Cup against Burnley.

Away from the club, Development Squad striker Joe Piggott and his Morecambe FC team mates are in Emirates FA Cup action on Tuesday night with a first round replay away to FC Halifax at 7.45pm.

Our new #TravelTuesday feature continues on Twitter and Instagram, as our media team take a look at some of the lesser-seen images from Latics' UEFA Europa League matches, five years on from the club's first ever campaign on the continent.

Tuesday is also the deadline for messages for Saturday's match day programme against Reading. Contact by midday with a message and a photo for our latest edition.

Wednesday 21 November

#WallpaperWednesday continues with the latest Latics designs from our friends at Ever Agency! If you've got that creative spark, why not send us your designs on social media and we'll share some of the best!

Thursday 22 November

Our official podcast Latics Listen returns after the international break, with injury updates from Gavin Massey and Will Grigg, the latest odds from Coral and a catch up with a familiar voice in Latics Rewind.

Friday 23 November

Build-up to Latics' Sky Bet Championship clash with Reading at the DW Stadium continues, with the latest pre-match news from manager Paul Cook, some early Latics v Royals team news and all of our usual views and previews ahead of match day!

Later on Friday night, Latics midfielder Jamie Walker and his Peterborough United side are in action away at Coventry City in Sky Bet League One at 7.45pm.

Saturday 24 November

It's back! Championship football returns following the international break, with Latics at home to Reading at the DW Stadium at 3.00pm!

Reading H

Tickets are on sale in advance online, in person at the DW Stadium Ticket Office or by calling 01942 311111, with cash turnstiles also operating on the day of the game on the East and South Stands.

Heading to the game with the family? Make sure you pop into the Family Zone underneath the East Stand for pre-match fun and games!

Latics' Under 18s are in EFL Youth Alliance action earlier in the day when they host Fleetwood Town at Christopher Park with an 11.00am kick off.

Away from Latics, a number of our loanees will also be in action in the following fixtures:

Devante Cole - Blackpool v Burton Albion
Max Power - Walsall v Sunderland
Joe Piggott - Morecambe v Notts County
Callum Lang - Tranmere Rovers v Oldham Athletic
Luke Burgess - Aldershot Town v Barrow AFC

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