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THIS WEEK AT WIGAN ATHLETIC - W/C 18 MARCH

18 March 2019

Your weekly guide to what's coming up at Latics.

  • The week ahead at Wigan Athletic.
  • Seven Latics players set for international duty.
  • Latics' Development Squad travel to Mansfield Town, whilst the Under 18s travel to Port Vale.

Monday 18 March

We begin the week by wishing Gary Roberts a Happy 35th Birthday!

Tickets for our Sky Bet Championship away trips to Bristol City and Hull City are on sale to season card holders from 9.00am.

Tickets can be purchased online, by calling 01942 311111 or by visiting the DW Stadium Ticket Office in person.

Bristol City v Wigan Athletic Ticket Details

Hull City v Wigan Athletic Ticket Details

As part of the EFL's Day of Action on Tuesday 19 March, brothers Beni and Divin Baningime will be visiting their old primary school, St. Jude's, on Monday afternoon to lead a PE session for Year Five pupils.

Tuesday 19 March

With no first team action this week, your first taste of football comes from the Development Squad when they travel to Mansfield Town for a 1.00pm kick off. The game takes place at Alfreton Town FC's Impact Arena.

Later in the evening, Development Squad full back Tylor Golden could make his Droylsden FC debut against Ramsbottom United.

Wednesday 20 March

It's a busy day for Latics' internationals, with MacKenzie O'Neill kicking off the action at 7.00pm when his Northern Ireland U17 side take on Netherlands in the first of their Elite Stage matches in the UEFA U17 European Championship qualifiers.

Lee Evans' Wales are then in action at 7.45pm against Trinidad & Tobago in a friendly at Wrexham AFC.

Tickets for our Sky Bet Championship away trips to Bristol City and Hull City are on general sale from 9.00am.

Tickets can be purchased online, by calling 01942 311111 or by visiting the DW Stadium Ticket Office in person.

Bristol City v Wigan Athletic Ticket Details

Hull City v Wigan Athletic Ticket Details

Thursday 21 March

It's another day of international action for Latics, kicking off at 1.00pm with Bobby Jones' Republic of Ireland U18 side taking on Turkey U18s.

At 7.00pm, Joe Gelhardt and Jensen Weir are in action in their opening Elite Stage match of the UEFA U17 European Championship qualifiers when England U17s take on Switzerland.

We've no podcast episode this week due to the international fixtures, but you can catch up with all episode through iTunes, Spotify, Buzzsprout or the SoundCloud player below.



Five former Latics players celebrate their birthday on Thursday - Paul Rogers (54), Lee Rogerson (52), Gary Walsh (51), Lee Cattermole (31) and Roman Golobart (27).

Friday 22 March

Antonee Robinson will be in action when USA U23s face Egypt U23s in Spain at 4.00pm.

Saturday 23 March

It's a busy day of football away from the first team, kicking off at 11.00am with the Under 18s' trip to Port Vale in the EFL Youth Alliance.

We've got more international action at 1.00pm, with Bobby Jones and Republic of Ireland U18s facing Turkey U18s, as well as MacKenzie O'Neill and Northern Ireland U17s taking on Czech Republic in the UEFA U17 European Championship Elite Stage.

Elsewhere, Latics loanees could be in action in the following fixtures:

Leo Da Silva Lopes - AFC Wimbledon v Gillingham
James Vaughan - Shrewsbury Town v Portsmouth
Callum Lang - Newport County v Oldham Athletic
Luke Burgess - Barrow AFC v Harrogate Town
Olly Crankshaw - Curzon Ashton v FC United
Tylor Golden - Skelmersdale United v Droylsden FC
Jordan Perrin - Radcliffe FC v Runcorn Linnets

It's also Nick Powell's 25th birthday!

Sunday 24 March

There's even more international action, kicking off at 1.00pm with Joe Gelhardt and Jensen Weir's England Under 17s against Croatia, before a 2.00pm kick off for Lee Evans and Wales in their first UEFA 2020 European Championship qualifier against Slovakia at the Cardiff City Stadium.

At 4.00pm, Antonee Robinson and USA U23s take on Netherlands.


Former Latics midfielder Archie Gemmill celebrates his 72nd birthday.

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