Wigan Athletic Club

Wigan Athletic Club is a football club located in Wigan, England. It was founded in the year 1932 and played at DW Stadium since 1999. It is formerly known by the name The Latics or The Tics. Before their foundation, the club used to play at the Springfield Park. Presently the stadium has the capacity of around 25, 138 members. The committee includes Dave Whelan as a president, David Sharpe as a Chairmen and Gary Caldwell as a Manager. The club team was elected to play Football league in 1978 and participated in Premier League from 2005 to 2013.


The kit is equipment which is worn out by players during the matches. The club provides three types of thepackage also known as soccer uniform or strip. They are as follows: Home colours, Away colours, and third colours. After the Second World War, the club has decided their kit colour which was blue with white stripes. Each soccer uniform had a unique number at the back. Each player used to wear from number 1 to 11 based on their playing position. This concept failed at the professional level where each player was allocated a fixed number according to the duration of a season.

In 1933-34 Wigan Athletic won their first award by finishing up as champions of Cheshire League. Subsequently, in the year 1935-36, they consequently won the Cheshire League title for the third time. Wigan Athletic entered to the Football League in 1950 by giving a defeat to Scunthorpe United and Shrewsbury Town. They won their first title as a Cheshire League back in 1964-65 after returning to the league.WiganAthletic finishes by occupying thesixth position in the first season of the football league. The club was the founding member ofNorthern Premier League in 1968 and has also won the title in 1970-71. The organisation has faced worse time as well which has brought them at the bottom. Even after such a downfall the club kept on fighting and gained a win of FA Cup in premier league which was held in the year 2002.


The club had saw and impressive improvement in the league form. They finished up with the fourth position and also recorded a stand of 17 years till 2002-03. This period proved to be a very remarkable for the WiganAthletic club. From this year to the next five years they played very well until they were put down for the first time in league history.The club’s first Premier League was sold out at JJB Stadium.

Wigan Athletic has an official supporter club also known as Wigan Athletic supporters travel club. The club is a no profit organization which is managed by volunteers. The team used to meet there before their home match just to enjoy and relax. The fans of the club songareyou are my shine, and they often sing hokey cokey, gold and much more which are adopted by Wigan supporters.Till now WiganAthletic had won many cups some of them are FA Cup, Football LeagueTrophy, Fa Trophy, Northern PremierLeague Challenge Cup, Northern Premier league shield and much more.  The club has proved that every story has a dream so does they have. So keep on playing the football.


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Glorious History of Wigan Athlete Club

Football is one of those games that has maximum fan following in the world. Many countries across the world have formed Football clubs which trains the football players to represent their countries in big matches. England too has many such Football clubs that foster their players preparing them to give their best during every match played. Wigan Athletic Club is one of the many clubs in England but with a glorious history behind it.

Wigan Athletic Club which was founded in the year 1932 remains one of the best Athletic clubs in England for many decades now. This is the first Athletic club among the many that was existent during that period to be allowed to join the prestigious Football League. Despite the first failure for admission into the Football League, the club exhibited high levels of persistence in becoming a member of the body. It succeeded in becoming the member of Football League after a couple of attempts and played their debut Football league the same year. The team uniform they wore during this memorable match was shorts in Black colour and white and red striped shirts.


The 1933-1934 and 1934-1935 Football seasons saw them in the heights of their glory when they became champions in the Cheshire League matches. Following the same they were selected for the prestigious FA Cup in which they won Carlisle United team which was again a big breakthrough in the Club’s history. The 1935-1936 Football seasons saw Wigan Athletic Club win the Cheshire League matches again along with the Lancashire Junior Cup.

The post second World war period was a testing one for Wigan Athletic Club. However, the club, like a Phoenix bird jumped back to victory through its undaunted efforts and ‘never give up’ attitude. Harry Lyon one of the best players in Wigan Athletic Club helped to win the Cheshire League cup during the 1964-1965 Football seasons by scoring for his team 66 times. Lyon became a valuable player for the Club. He won the FA Cup for his club during the same season despite an injured ankle.

Through its prestigious victories Wigan Athletic Club received a lot of recognition and formed the Northern Premier League in the year 1968. The club went on to win the League title during the 1970-1971 season. The FA Trophy won by them during the 1973 final match was their first big match in the most prestigious Wembley Stadium in Scarborough.


Ever since the beginning of the 21st century, Wigan Athletic Club has been marching forward with many wins against its key rivals. The hundreds of matches it has played in the past decade has fetched tremendous fan following to the club. The heights of support the club has been receiving during every match it plays makes the opponents terrified due to the effect of the support levels on their mental stature.

Wigan Athletic Club has fought its way to glory tirelessly despite the many setbacks it has been confronting during every stage of it growth. It stands tall among the many other clubs which failed to make it to such high levels.


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,