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WIGAN ATHLETIC MAN V FAT LEAGUE TO LAUNCH AT LEIGH SPORTS VILLAGE

14 February 2019

Man v Fat aims to provide weight loss motivation, diet tips and weight loss transformations for men who are fighting against fat.

  • Introductory event to Man v Fat to take place on April 3rd 2018.
  • Man v Fat sessions designed for men with a BMI of 27.5 or over.
  • Scheme is part of the Lose Weight, Feel Great FOR MEN campaign.

Following the success of Wigan Athletic Community Trust’s Man v Fat league at Wigan Soccerdome, where participants lost a combined total of 98 stone during the first season, Latics’ official charity are to launch a brand-new league at Leigh Sports Village from Wednesday 10th April 2019.

A 14-week scheme, Man v Fat aims to provide weight loss motivation, diet tips and weight loss transformations for men who are fighting against fat, with an introductory event to be held at 7pm at Leigh Sports Village on Wednesday 3rd April 2019 where players will be weighed and put into teams.

Man v Fat is part of Wigan Council and Inspiring healthy lifestyles’ Lose Weight, Feel Great FOR MEN campaign, and targets males with a BMI of 27.5 or over and consists of weekly football sessions and expert weight loss advice.

A £10 deposit is required to join Man v Fat, however this money will be given back to the participants who complete the programme upon its entirety.

Please visit https://www.manvfatfootball.org/Home/Registration to register your interest in taking part. 

For more information about the programme, please email Wigan Athletic Community Trust’s Men’s Health Engagement Officer Andy Miller on a.miller@wiganathletic.com or call 01942 318090.


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