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MATCH DAY INFO: WIGAN ATHLETIC V BOLTON WANDERERS

16 March 2019

Ticketing, travel, parking and match day activity information for Latics and Bolton Wanderers supporters at the DW Stadium.

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Heading down the DW Stadium to support Latics against Bolton Wanderers? Or visiting from Bolton? Here's our latest match day information to make your visit to the DW as enjoyable as possible.

TICKETS

Wigan Athletic v Bolton Wanderers

How To Buy

In-person - Tickets available on the day from the DW Stadium Ticket Office. The Ticket Office is open from 11.00am and closes half an hour after kick off. Supporters can also pay cash on the turnstiles in the East and South Stands.

Bolton supporters can also pay on the day for the North Stand

By phone - Call the ticket office on 01942 311111 to order now and pick up from the ticket office ahead of kick off.

LATE TURNSTILES

Late turnstiles are open for 40 minutes after kick off. They are located in the following stands.

North Stand - P1
South Stand - F1
East Stand - L5
West Stand - D1

PARKING

Seasonal car parking passes are available by calling the ticket office on 01942 311111 priced at £69.

Supporters using Car Park 1 (Visitors Car Park), Car Park 3 (behind the East Stand) and Car Park 4 (accessed via Frith Street off Saddle Junction) will be required to pay a charge (see below).

Cars & Motorcycles - £5.00
Minibuses - £10.00
Coaches - £20.00

Car Parks 2 & 5 are for reserved parking only.

[Click here] for a map of the DW Stadium car parks.

HOTEL PARTNER

Staying for longer? Only a short walk down the road off Stadium Way (postcode - WN5 0LX) we have partnered with Holiday Inn Express, and guests are able to enjoy 20% off hotel food and beverage when you book directly with Holiday Inn Express, a match ticket must be presented when booking and at point of purchase.

INFORMATION FOR DISABLED SUPPORTERS

Wigan Athletic is committed to providing our supporters and guests with an inclusive and enjoyable experience. Below are some examples of what we provide.

If there is anything that is not listed below that we can assist you with, then please do not hesitate to contact Louise Peet in the DW Stadium ticket office on 01942 770412, or email l.peet@dwstadium.com

Each stand at the DW Stadium has two designated accessible platforms in excellent positions with catering and toilet facilities available, lifts to each concourse and direct access to the platforms.

These platforms are designated for supporters, who use a wheelchair, with personal assistant seats allocated alongside the platforms. Additional wheelchair and disabled facilities are available at the front of the West Stand.

A personal assistant, if needed, will be issued with a ticket at the club’s discretion on completion of a disability registration form.

The club makes provision for disabled supporter car parking on the adjacent Robin Park Arena, close to turnstiles and entry points to the stadium.

Match commentary facilities are available for visually impaired supporters, in specific areas of the DW Stadium. Headsets are available for a fully refundable deposit of £10.

VISITING SUPPORTERS GUIDE

There's plenty more information in our handy guide for supporters visiting the DW Stadium, whether it's your first time or if you're simply looking for more details about the match day experience.

[Click here] to download.

FOOD AND DRINK

Concourse Catering Menu 2018-19

THE DW SPORTS FITNESS LOUNGE SOUTH STAND BAR

All home fans are welcome in the DW Sports Fitness Lounge South Stand Bar, with food and drink available, plus the day's live match shown on our screens.

The lounge is open from 12.30pm and is free-to-enter, with a pie and a pint/soft drink available for just £5.

You can also receive more information about the Wigan Athletic Supporters Club in the lounge, with members of the Supporters Club getting access to further drinks offers on match days.

THE NORTH STAND MARQUEE

Bolton supporters are welcome in our free-to-enter Marquee situated underneath the North Stand.

Hot and cold beverages and food is available to purchase, with the day's early kick off available to watch.

The Marquee is open pre-match only.

LATICS CLUB SHOP

Show your colours and buy the latest Latics merchandise from the club shop located to the left of main reception towards the DW Stadium Ticket Office.

Or, visit the online shop at laticsstore.com

PURCHASE A MATCH DAY PROGRAMME

With our Mickey Toones collectable caricatures on the front and exclusives interviews and content inside, you can pick up a copy of the programme for £3 from sellers around the stadium, or purchase online to keep up with your collection.

Wigan Athletic v Bolton Wanderers Programme Joe Garner Cover

LATICS LOTTO

Fans can buy Latics Lotto tickets, priced at just £2, from sellers at the stadium before home games, with results announced via the club’s social media channels and website after each game.

A cash prize is on offer, with previous winner taking home £205 from our recent fixture against Middlesbrough.


Proceeds from Latics Lotto go towards supporting activites and programmes carried out by the club's official charity Wigan Athletic Community Trust.

THE FAMILY ZONE AND BLUE ROOM

Wigan Athletic Blue Room

We're calling on the next generation of Latics supporters to come down to the DW and enjoy everything match day brings, including free access to our Family Zone and Blue Room facilities before the match.

Our Family Zone is open from 1.30pm underneath the East Stand and is free to enter for young supporters and their families!

You can enjoy pre-match activities such as; PlayStation games, football inflatables, pool, arts and crafts, table tennis, basketball and lots more, plus you'll be able to meet some of our first team stars before kick off!

The Blue Room is Latics’ pre-match area in the Family Zone for junior disabled fans and their families to enjoy a number of inclusive activities.

RAISING MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS FOR MIND


Mind are joining Wigan Athletic for the game to help raise awareness among fans about mental health and the support the charity provides. Alongside this they hope to raise vital funds to tackle mental health problems.

The match day comes as part of Mind’s charity partnership with the EFL, which will see the charity work with all 72 EFL clubs to help bring a lasting legacy around mental health in football.

The charity match day will include:

  • A bucket collection before the game to support vital local mental health services provided by Wigan Athletic’s local Mind branch – Mind in Salford.
  • A half-time ‘Mind Games’ fan challenge on the pitch where supporters will take part in a football related challenge.
  • Information posters about mental health and Mind throughout the ground and in the match day programme alongside website and social media channels.
  • Announcements about the day over the PA system.

Mind’s own research shows that over half of people (56%) feel that football fans find it easier to show their emotions at football matches than at any other time.

Despite this the charity also knows that many fans, particularly men, are likely to be struggling in silence for fear of opening up about their mental health. Mind hopes mental health-themed match days like this will begin to open up the conversation among football fans about their mental health as well as raising awareness about the support Mind offers.

Mind’s partnership with the EFL launched at the start of the 2018/19 season and runs for two years.

It aims to:

  • Raise awareness about mental health with fans, clubs and staff
  • Raise funds to deliver life-changing support
  • Help improve the approach to mental health in football working with other partners in the game.

Paul Farmer, Chief Executive of Mind, said: “Every year, one in four of us will experience a mental health problem. That could be one person in every family, hundreds of football players and many thousands of football fans.

"Our research suggests that while football fans, particularly men, are comfortable showing their emotions at football matches, many feel unable to reach out for support when they need it.

"We are proud to be working in partnership with all 72 clubs in the EFL, as part of our charity partnership with them, to be real game-changers in the way football tackles mental health. We hope that events like our match day with Wigan Athletic will reach out to fans and let them know that whoever you support, Mind supports you.”

Help support Mind’s vital mental health services by texting FOOTBALL to 70660 to donate £3. Full T&C’s here.

For more information about Mind’s partnership with the EFL and wider work in football visit mind.org.uk/football

 

 

Mind are joining Wigan Athletic for the game to help raise awareness among fans about mental health and the support the charity provides. Alongside this they hope to raise vital funds to tackle mental health problems.

The match day comes as part of Mind’s charity partnership with the EFL, which will see the charity work with all 72 EFL clubs to help bring a lasting legacy around mental health in football.

The charity match day will include:

  • A bucket collection before the game to support vital local mental health services provided by Wigan Athletic’s local Mind branch – Mind in Salford.
  • A half-time ‘Mind Games’ fan challenge on the pitch where supporters will take part in a football related challenge.
  • Information posters about mental health and Mind throughout the ground and in the match day programme alongside website and social media channels.
  • Announcements about the day over the PA system.

Mind’s own research shows that over half of people (56%) feel that football fans find it easier to show their emotions at football matches than at any other time.

Despite this the charity also knows that many fans, particularly men, are likely to be struggling in silence for fear of opening up about their mental health. Mind hopes mental health-themed match days like this will begin to open up the conversation among football fans about their mental health as well as raising awareness about the support Mind offers.

Mind’s partnership with the EFL launched at the start of the 2018/19 season and runs for two years.

It aims to:

  • Raise awareness about mental health with fans, clubs and staff
  • Raise funds to deliver life-changing support
  • Help improve the approach to mental health in football working with other partners in the game.

Paul Farmer, Chief Executive of Mind, said: “Every year, one in four of us will experience a mental health problem. That could be one person in every family, hundreds of football players and many thousands of football fans.

"Our research suggests that while football fans, particularly men, are comfortable showing their emotions at football matches, many feel unable to reach out for support when they need it.

"We are proud to be working in partnership with all 72 clubs in the EFL, as part of our charity partnership with them, to be real game-changers in the way football tackles mental health. We hope that events like our match day with Wigan Athletic will reach out to fans and let them know that whoever you support, Mind supports you.”

Help support Mind’s vital mental health services by texting FOOTBALL to 70660 to donate £3. Full T&C’s here.

For more information about Mind’s partnership with the EFL and wider work in football visit mind.org.uk/football


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