What's on at Latics in the week ahead?
- Latics prepare to host Queens Park Rangers in the Sky Bet Championship.
- The Development Squad host Doncaster Rovers on Tuesday afternoon.
- Latics' unbeaten Under 18s travel to Bury in the EFL Youth Alliance Cup area final.
Monday 28 January
It's the start of a busy week of fixtures for our first team, Development Squad and Under 18s, with Latics preparing for a Sky Bet Championship home game against Queens Park Rangers at the DW Stadium, whilst the Development Squad get set to host Doncaster Rovers and our unbeaten Under 18s aim for the national final of the EFL Youth Alliance Cup when they travel to Bury in the area final on Saturday.
Former Latics players Paul Gray (49) and Jordan Mustoe (28) celebrate their birthdays.
Tuesday 29 January
Latics' Development Squad host Doncaster Rovers in the Central League at Christopher Park at 1.00pm, aiming to make three wins in a row as they look to close the gap on second place Port Vale and league leaders Rotherham United.
A 6-0 victory over Mansfield Town last week followed on from a 3-1 win against Morecambe the week before, with entertainment almost guaranteed against Doncaster on Tuesday afternoon!
Watch all six goals from last week's victory below.
DEVELOPMENT SQUAD GOALS: Wigan Athletic 6 Mansfield Town 0
All of the goals from Latics' thumping Central League victory over an experienced Mansfield Town side. Joe Piggott grabbed a hat-trick in wintery conditions at Christopher Park, with Olly Crankshaw amongst the goals once again alongside Joe Gelhardt and Charlie Jolley.
In the evening, Development Squad forward Callum Lang and his Oldham Athletic team mates head to MK Dons in Sky Bet League Two.
Former Latics defender Mark Wright (49) celebrates his birthday.
Wednesday 30 January
We'll have the action and reaction from Tuesday's Development Squad fixture on iFollow Latics, plus it's #WallpaperWednesday again, with our friends at Ever Agency bringing you the latest designs to show your colours on the go!
Thursday 31 January
It's the January transfer deadline at 11.00pm! We'll keep you updated with any goings on via our social media accounts and first here on wiganathletic.com
We'll also be recording our 24th episode of Latics Listen, your official club podcast, bringing you the latest from the Wigan Athletic Training Centre, any transfer news and reaction from the week, and an insight into what it's like to make a January transfer deadline day move.
Latics' England youth international Jensen Weir celebrates his 17th birthday, whilst Development Squad left back Ryan Galvin turns 18.
Friday 1 February
Our media team will be at the Wigan Athletic Training Centre to speak to Paul Cook ahead of Saturday's Sky Bet Championship clash with Queens Park Rangers at the DW Stadium.
And, we'll have all of your usual build-up to match day, including the latest ahead of the Under 18s' EFL Youth Alliance area final against Bury.
Former Latics left back and midfielder Kevin Kilbane celebrates his 42nd birthday.
Saturday 2 February
It's match day! Latics host Queens Park Rangers at the DW Stadium, aiming to make it back-to-back home victories in the Sky Bet Championship.
The Under 18s are on the road against Bury with a place in the EFL Youth Alliance Cup national final up for grabs. Kick off 11.00am.
And, Latics' loan players are set for action in the following fixtures:
Callum Lang - Oldham Athletic v Morecambe FC
Olly Crankshaw - Hereford FC v Curzon Ashton