Wigan Athletic Fan Club

Wigan Athletic Fan Club is an affiliated unit of Wigan Athletic Football Club. The club was founded in the year 1932 and since then it has established as a huge name in the non-league football. Wigan Athletic was the fifth endeavour to establish a solid football club in the society following the death of Wigan united, Wigan country, Wigan town, and Wigan Borough. They won their first award in 1933-34 seasons and got the title as champions of the Cheshire league. In that season only the club had also won the second league championship and made a path to the FA club for the first time. Soon after the Second World War they made their dress design which was blue in colour with white stripes. In the year 1935-36, they won the third consecutive Cheshire league title and Lancashire junior cup.

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A team name Latice is the official junior supporters club of the Wigan athletic which is also looking for the supporters of the future.  The team members used to meet up in their pre-match club before every Wigan Athletic home game. There they used to play lots of games and enjoy to fullest building themselves for the big match.

From years to years they have faced and enjoyed both the sided of life: won titles and lost some leagues. In 1982 the former latice player and Larry Lloyd helped the club to gain promotion and moved to the third division. At this position, the club has stayed till 1993 and after that, they had fallen to the bottom tier. The rise from the fourth division to the premier league was an exemplary unique because of the arrival of David Whelan, a local businessman. With his efforts, the club has gained an impressive hike in the leagues. He purchased the athletic club in 1960 in around £400,000 and has also invested some amount in his own hometown club. He has forecasted that one-day Wigan athletic club will enter in the premier league football. He has always remained the outspoken person businessman in Wigan athletic club.

Wigan Athletic fan club is also running a supporter club from last 30 years. This club is a non-profit company which helps to keep the costing of the travelling low for the away games without compromising for security, safety and comfort. Wigan Athletic Supporters club is the voice of Wigan Athletic fans. In the last season, there were 1300 members and each year they are getting some hike in the membership. When a user becomes a member here he used to get a membership card with their own name printed. With this membership card, they can get a pass for supporter bar. They can also use this card for booking and travel on supporter club coaches.

Leeds United striker, Chris Wood (9) scores a penalty during the Sky Bet Championship match between Preston North End and Leeds United at Deepdale, Preston, England on 7 May 2016. Photo by Pete Burns.

The club has frequently ignored the critics and odds to maintain the position in top 10 and has also served as the ninth team in the area. Recently the club has wonFA cup in 2012-13. They had also won league one, league two and Football league trophy two times along with a number of regional competitions. The club has proved that its story it’s something like a fairy tale with few ups and downs in modern football.

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Major Wins of Wigan Athlete Club

“Playing Football with your feet is one thing, but playing football with your heart is another…”

Wigan Athletic Football Club is a business like association football club. This organisation is based in Wigan, Greater Manchester, England. It was founded 84 years ago – in 1932.

‘Yesterday I dared to struggle. Today I dare to Win’. I guess this must be the jingle that the soul of Wigan club crooning each day.

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Track record of their triumphs is amazingly extensive.

  • This club was able to winits first credit in 1933-34 seasons. The team came out with a glistening win and emerged as the champions of the Cheshire League.
  • In the same season, they conquered the second championship as well by defeating the Carlisle Unite with score board of 6-1 in the first round. This 6-1 holds the record for the largestwin by a non-league club against a league club. Thus made their smooth route to the FA Cup.
  • Again wheel rotates in their favour. Their zeal and ebullience made this club the third successive winner of the the Lancashire Junior Cup and Cheshire League.
  • The team not only showed their sportsmanship on the field but also outside also they were struggling hard to get elected into Football League. They made several ventures to get into this but disappointed on all their attempts until 1978. The count of failed election attempts reached to 34 by that time. But at last, they made their way in 1978.
  • After 2nd world war, the team had to face many dismays. They had to wait till 196-65 season to pierce their long-awaited victory. They became winners of Cheshire League. This victory proved a noteworthy remark in the ride of this club, as it gave extensive publicity and fan following to the club’s top goalscorer – Harry Lyon. Lyon contributed to this victory by registering Thus got the caption of ‘WiganAthletic’s all-time leading goalscorer’.
  • In the same season, Wigan’s Lion – Harry Lyon was stretchered off after his ankle ligaments got torn. But as Kings don’t give up that easily, so did he. This lion returned to the field with a roar but with a heavily strapped ankle too. Defeating the opposing team by 3-1, Lyon also went on to score a hat-trick.

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  • 1970-71 = Geoff Davies of this club emerges as the title-holder by scoring a total of 42 goals and seven hat-tricks. And thus ending up getting a grip on the league title.
  • 1995 = A local millionaire – Dave Whelan acquires this club in Feb 1995. The following year Wigan Athletic became Division Three champions on the last day of the season, Graeme Jones scoring a club record 31 league goals in the process.
  • 2002-2003 = The club won the Division Two championship in 2002–03 with a points total of 100 and ten consecutive wins along the way. The club lost only four times all season. Thus this club secured furtherance to the second tier of the English Football League.
  • 2013 FA Cup Final = Wigan Athletic capitulate one of the biggest victory for their club here. It was a match between Wigan Athletics and Manchester City. First FA Cup final for the former team and 10th for the later one. But Wigan kicked off their opponent in this neck-to-neck match and blew everyone’s mind with a jerk! Also swiped off a large amount of £1.8 million as FA Cup winners.

There is a lot more that can be added to this list of achievements. But here giving rest to my words by capturing the great and unforgettable victories of this legend club. This astonishing club gives an impelling message that – “Winners aren’t the people who never fail, but people who never give up.”

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Performance of Wigan Athletic Club in league

Greater Manchester, England was really looking forward to construct a steadyclub of football in the same town, after 4 of their attempts already expired poorly.Wigan Borough, Wigan Town, Wigan United and Wigan Country are these four miscarriages. Then Wigan Athletic came into frame and came out as the watershed in the history of Greater Manchester.

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  • The first league game was played against Port Vale Reserves on 27th August, 1932. But the team saw the glimpse of their first victory in 1933-34 seasons. This made them the titleholder of Cheshire League
  • The same season they played gloriously against Carlisle United, and won by 6-1 in the first round itself. With this, they swiped off the title of second league championship, plusqualified forthe FA cup to begin another chapter! Also this 6-1 score in the initial round is a recordlargestwin by a non-league club against a league club, in the cup.
  • 1935-36 was again belonged to them and the title for third successiveCheshire League fell into their kitty. Also they gripped the Lancashire Junior Cup the same season as well.
  • Few very low chapters also were written on the pages of this legend club. Phase started post World War II! The club ended up at the lastin the league in 1946-47.
  • In 1953-54, though Wigan played a match in the FA Cup to face a record crowd – 27526, which was also an attainment in itself. But the team couldn’t get the winning notch in this.
  • After a long silence, team roared their victory in 1964-65. They won their openingtitle of Cheshire League afterits return in the league. In this league, byregistering 66 goals, Harry Lyon actually clutched over the winning flag. He even clung over the title of club’s best goalscorer ever.
  • 1966-67 can be counted as one of the awe-inspiring season for the club, as the team bagged 4 cup titles in it. Also they became the runners-up in the Cheshire County League in the same season
  • Geoff Davies emerged as the new hero for Wigan, who scored 42 goals which also includes 7 hattricks in 1970-71 seasons. In 71-72 year also, he registered 28 goals.

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  • In 77-78 seasons, the team finished as runner up against Boston United.With the dismal of manager Ian McNeill, the team suffered a big blow in 80-81 seasons. Team faced many defeats during this struggling era.
  • 85-86 proved as an improving chapter for team’s form. The fourth-place finishes of the 1985–86 and 1986–87 seasons proved to be the high points of WiganAthletic’s first stint in Division 3.
  • The team mainly saw their rise after 1995. Team showed splendid improvement under the lead of their new owner – Dave Whelan.Wigan Athletic capitulate one of the biggest victory for their club in 2013 FA Cup Final. A match between Wigan Athletics and Manchester City, which was the first FA Cup final for the former team and 10th for the later one. But Wigan kicked off their opponent in this neck-to-neck match and blew everyone’s mind with a jerk! Also swiped off a whopping amount of £1.8 million as FA Cup winners.
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Hey there! Football is one of the trending sports that has reached the heights of fame in a very small time period. There are a lot of associations present that are providing opportunities for football players out there as well as to provide a good quality entertainment to the football fans. Mostly, northern parts of America,