Wigan Athletic F.C.

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Wigan Athletic
Full nameWigan Athletic Football Club
Nickname(s)Latics
Foondit1932; 89 years ago (1932)
GroundDW Stadium,
Wigan
Ground Capacity25,138
AwnerDave Whelan
ChairmanDavid Sharpe[1]
ManagerPaul Cook
LeagueChampionship
2018–19Championship, 18t o 24
WabsteidClub wabsteid
Current saison

Wigan Athletic Football Club is a Inglis profeesional fitbaw club based in Wigan, Lancashire, who compete in the Football League Championship, the seicont tier o Inglis fitbaw. Foondit in 1932, the club is the maist recently formit club in the diveesion.[2]

They hae played at the DW Stadium syne 1999,[3] sharin the stadium wi rugby league club Wigan Warriors.[4] They previously played at Springfield Park for 67 year.[5] The club's elkname is Latics, derivit frae a contraction o the wird "Athletic". They are the current haulders o the FA Cup. They hae wan the Second Division, Third Division an are twa-times winners o the Football League Trophy an aw, alang wi numerous regional fitbaw competitions frae their time as a nan-league club.

Honours[eedit | eedit soorce]

League[eedit | eedit soorce]

Runners-up (1): 2004–05
Winners (1): 2002–03
Winners (1): 1996–97
Promotit (1): 1981–82

Cup[eedit | eedit soorce]

Winners (1): 2013
Runners-up (1): 2006
Winners (2): 1984–85, 1998–99

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Dave Whelan: Wigan Athletic chairman resigns". BBC Sport. 3 Mairch 2015. Retrieved 3 Mairch 2015.
  2. "Wigan Athletic Football Club". visitbritain.com (visitBritain). Retrieved 13 Juin 2009.
  3. "JJB Stadium – Facts & Figures". Wigan Warriors. Archived frae the original on 14 October 2006. Retrieved 29 December 2006.
  4. "Wigan Athletic : Statistics". 11v11.com (The Football Genome Project). Retrieved 12 Juin 2009.
  5. "Springfield Park, Wigan Athletic FC". oldgrounds.co.uk (Old Football Grounds). Archived frae the original on 25 Mey 2009. Retrieved 12 Juin 2009.

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