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4 February 2019

Here is what's coming up at Latics this week!

  • Your weekly guide to all things Latics.
  • The first team travel to Rotherham United, the Development Squad host Notts County and the Under 18s are at home to Accrington Stanley.
  • The Heineken UK Fans' Forum takes place on Wednesday evening.

Monday 4 February

We start the week with a reminder that tickets for our trip to Rotherham United on Saturday 9 February are on general sale, with season card holders able to purchase one additional ticket for just £5 when they pay for a full adult ticket to the match.

Rotherham United v Wigan Athletic Tickets

Former Latics players Derek Brownbill (65) and Geoff Gay (62) celebrate their birthdays.

Monday marks the start of EFL Youth Development Week, highlighting and celebrating the work that goes into the future of English football.

Voting for the January Kingdom Latics Goal of the Month closes at midnight on Monday, with Gary Roberts, Michael Jacobs, Olly Crankshaw, Charlie Jolley and Joe Gelhardt all up for the award! Vote now by [clicking here] and watch the nominations from our first team, Development Squad and Under 18s below.

Tuesday 5 February

Latics' Development Squad host Notts County at Christopher Park in the Central League, kick off 2.00pm.

Tickets for Saturday's trip to Rotherham United are on sale online until 4.00pm on Tuesday. They will continue to be available in advance by phone and in person from the DW Stadium Ticket Office until 3.00pm on Friday 8 February.

Rotherham United v Wigan Athletic Tickets

Development Squad forward Olly Crankshaw is set for action out on loan at Curzon Ashton when the Nash travel to Chadderton FC in the Manchester Premier Cup.

Wednesday 6 February

The Heineken UK Fans' Forum takes place at the DW Stadium at 7.00pm. All free tickets have now been claimed.

Heineken Fans Forum 2019

Former Latics midfielder Per Frandsen (49) celebrates his birthday.

Thursday 7 February

Our podcast, Latics Listen, reaches the 25 episode milestone! We'll have exclusive chats from the Wigan Athletic Training Centre, build-up to Saturday's game against Rotherham United and discussion with Head of Academy, Gregor Rioch and Academy Coach Peter Murphy as part of EFL Youth Development Week and in preparation for the Under 18s' FA Youth Cup fifth round clash with Liverpool next week.

Catch up with previous episodes on iTunes, Buzzsprout, Soundcloud and below.

Former Latics defender John Butler celebrates his 57th birthday.

Friday 8 February

Tickets for Saturday's trip to Rotherham United are on sale by phone and in person until 4.00pm. Should a pay on the day facility be available on match day, details will be published on our website and across our social media accounts.

We'll have all of the latest build-up to match day from the Wigan Athletic Training Centre with our weekly fitness report and Paul Cook's views ahead of the trip to Rotherham United.

Former goalkeeper John Filan celebrates his 49th birthday.

Saturday 9 February

It's match day! We're off to Rotherham United in the Sky Bet Championship!

Our unbeaten Under 18s are also back in action when they host Accrington Stanley at Chrstopher Park, kick off 11.00am.

Our players out on loan are also set for action in the following fixtures:

Leo Da Silva Lopes - Gillingham v Barnsley
James Vaughan - Plymouth Argyle v Portsmouth
Callum Lang - Crawley Town v Oldham Athletic
Luke Burgess - Barrow AFC v Bromley
Olly Crankshaw - Curzon Ashton v Alfreton Town
Joe Piggott - FC United v Altrincham

Sunday 10 February

Leon Clarke celebrates his 34th birthday.

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