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THIS WEEK AT WIGAN ATHLETIC - W/C 29 OCTOBER

29 October 2018

Latics build-up to a first team clash with Leeds United in the Sky Bet Championship.

  • Coming up this week: Latics v Leeds United on Sunday 4 November at 1.30pm.
  • Latics' loan players continue their development with three fixtures on Tuesday and full fixture list on Saturday.
  • Employment: Closing date for School Sports and Cohesion Coach applications this Friday.

Here's what's coming up across the club and Wigan Athletic Community Trust this week...

Tuesday 30 October

Latics' Under 18s are in action against Burnley U19s in a friendly at 1.00pm.

Callum Lang, Luke Burgess and Jordan Perrin are all set for midweek action in the following matches:

Oldham Athletic v Everton U21s (Checkatrade Trophy)
Harrogate Town v Barrow AFC (National League)
FC United of Manchester v Alfreton Town (National League North)

Wednesday 31 October

Want to get a message in the programme for our Sky Bet Championship fixture against Leeds United on Sunday 4 November? Send your messages and photos to j.lavin@wiganathletic.com before 5.00pm!

A brand new set of Latics lock screens is coming your way on #WallpaperWednesday, with classic images and your current favourites.

Thursday 1 November 

As a new month begins, a brand new episode of Latics Listen comes your way!

We bring you the latest from the Wigan Athletic Training Centre in our official podcast, as well as a nostalgic guest reflecting on our 2004/05 double against Sunday's opposition Leeds United.

Listen back to our latest episode below with Latics fan James Mitchell and former boss Paul Jewell.



Friday 2 November

We build-up to Sunday's clash with Leeds United at the DW Stadium with the latest news from manager Paul Cook, as well as all of our usual pre-match features such as our collection of home goals against Leeds, the Played for Both quiz, the latest odds from our official betting partner Coral and the latest stats in our big match preview.

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Looking for employment in sport? The deadline for two School Sports and Cohesion Coach positions at the award-winning Wigan Athletic Community Trust is this Friday. Apply now before it's too late!

Development Squad midfielder Chris Merrie celebrates his 20th birthday!

Saturday 3 November

It's a free weekend for Latics' unbeaten Under 18s, but they'll be back in action on Saturday 10th November against Port Vale in the EFL Youth Alliance at Christopher Park.

Seven of Latics' players out on loan could be in action on Saturday across the following fixtures:

Plymouth Argyle v Sunderland (Sky Bet League One)
Walsall v Burton Albion (Sky Bet League One)
Wycombe Wanderers v Peterborough United (Sky Bet League One)
Morecambe v Yeovil Town (Sky Bet League Two)
Stevenage v Oldham Athletic (Sky Bet League Two)
Ebbsfleet United v Barrow AFC (National League)
Blyth Spartans v FC United of Manchester (National League North)

Former Latics defender Steve Walsh turns 54!


Sunday 4 November - MATCH DAY!

We're back in Sky Bet Championship action at the DW Stadium against Leeds United, kick off at 1.30pm as Paul Cook's Latics aim to continue their impressive unbeaten home run.

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Michael Jacobs turns 27!

It's also a hat-trick of ex-Latics birthdays, with former skipper Mario Melchiot celebrating his 42nd birthday, former striker Neil Mellor turns 36 and midfielder David Jones turns 34.


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