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THIS WEEK AT WIGAN ATHLETIC - W/C 22 OCTOBER

22 October 2018

It's a two-game week for the first team with trips to Millwall and Sheffield United, whilst our Under 18s prepare for an EFL Youth Alliance Cup clash with Bradford City.

  • Coming up this week: Millwall (A), Sheffield United (A), Darron Gibson's birthday and Middlesbrough (A) tickets on sale!
  • Latics face back-to-back away trips in the Sky Bet Championship.
  • Our Under 18s continue their EFL Youth Alliance Cup campaign against Bradford City.

Latics are in back-to-back Sky Bet Championship action on the road this week, starting with a trip to Millwall FC on Tuesday evening, before travelling across to South Yorkshire to take on high-flying Sheffield United.

Our Under 18s return to EFL Youth Alliance Cup action and we've plenty of ticket news to share!

Here's what's coming up across the club and involving our players this week...

Monday 22 October

Thinking of heading down to the Den to back the boys against Millwall on Tuesday? Tickets are on sale until 5.00pm and available by phone on 01942 311111 or in person from the DW Stadium Ticket Office.

Millwall v Wigan Athletic Tickets

Booking in your away days? Tickets for our trip to Middlesbrough on Saturday 10 November are available to season card holders from 9.00am on Monday morning.

Middlesbrough v Wigan Athletic Tickets

Wigan Athletic Community Trust are running half term soccer schools every day this week at Standish High School, Lowton High School and Fred Longworth High School from 9.00am-3.30pm!

Book online and get your young Latics fan involved!

Tuesday 23 October

Latics return to Sky Bet Championship action with a trip to the capital to face Millwall FC at the Den!

Can't make it to London? You can stream the game live in the UK with a £10 iFollow match pass, including four camera angle footage, full-match local commentary and live statistics.

Millwall v Wigan Athletic iFollow

As we gear up to our second away game of the week, tickets for our trip to Sheffield United on Saturday are available online until 5.00pm on Tuesday.

Sheffield United v Wigan Athletic Tickets

A number of our players out on loan across the EFL and National League are also in action on Tuesday evening, including:

Jamie Walker - Peterborough United v Fleetwood Town
Devante Cole - Portsmouth v Burton Albion
Joe Piggott - Morecambe v Mansfield Town
Callum Lang - Oldham Athletic v Cheltenham Town

Wednesday 24 October

Tickets for our trip to Middlesbrough on Saturday 10 November are available on general sale.

Middlesbrough v Wigan Athletic Tickets

Don't forget to check back in on wiganathletic.com for the latest lock screen on #WallpaperWednesday.

Thursday 25 October

We wish a Happy Birthday to midfielder Darron Gibson!

Latics Listen returns for another episode with a blast from the past in Latics Rewind, exclusive post-match reaction from Millwall, the latest Latics star in the Getting to Know You chair and a terrace report from supporter James Mitchell who's making the trip to the Den on Tuesday.

Take a listen to our recent episode with Paul Scharner and Samy Morsy.



Friday 26 October

As we build up to Saturday's trip to Bramall Lane, Paul Cook will be on hand to bring his pre-match views and the latest team news, and we'll bring you some classic goals from trips to Sheffield United, our latest Played for Both quiz and much more!

Tickets for our clash with the Blades will remain on sale by phone (01942 311111) and in person from the DW Stadium Ticket Office until 3.00pm.

Sheffield United v Wigan Athletic Tickets

Looking for employment? The deadline for the position of accountant at Wigan Athletic Community Trust is on Friday.

Saturday 27 October

Paul Cook's men take on Sheffield United at Bramall Lane at 3.00pm!

Our Under 18s are also on their travels in Yorkshire when they face Bradford City in the EFL Youth Alliance Cup group stage at 11.00am.

And, our players out on loan are in action in the following fixtures...

Devante Cole & Jamie Walker - Burton Albion v Peterborough United
Max Power - Sunderland v Southend United
Joe Piggott - Newport County v Morecambe
Callum Lang - Northampton Town v Oldham Athletic
Luke Burgess - Barrow AFC v Barnet


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