Wigan Athletic

If you are looking to travel away to watch your club play against Wigan Athletic you will thoroughly enjoy the atmosphere at the DW Stadium.

Be sure to check out our in depth guide to DW Stadium away fans to find all the essential information regarding the fastest route to and from the stadium, and also if there are any pubs, restaurants and cafés in the local area that are welcoming to visiting away fans.

Wigan Athletic FC is a professional football club that play in the Championship which is the second tier of English Football. Managed by Shaun Maloney the side are struggling and currently sit bottom of the Championship with relegation all but guaranteed

In our Wigan Athletic Football Club guide, we showcase all of the essential information from the squad, upcoming fixtures and results, and also the heritage of Wigan Athletic Football Club.

Wigan Athletic Registered Squad

Here is a list of the registered squad for Wigan Athletic 2023:

Goal Keepers

Ben Amos----
Sam Tickle10 (0)010
Owen Mooney----
Tom Watson----


Kelland Watts5 (3)010
Liam Morrison8 (2)000
Danny Fox----
Matthew Smith9 (0)020
Tom Pearce7 (1)020
Joe Bennett----
Omar Rekik2 (0)020
Steven Caulker----
Martin Kelly----
Kieran Lloyd----
Patrick Webber----
Abdulrahman Sharif----
Charlie Hughes9 (0)111


Tendayi Darikwa----
Sean Clare8 (0)010
Max Power----
Callum Lang8 (2)120
Jordan Jones1 (1)000
Jason Kerr----
Liam Shaw1 (0)000
Jonathan Smith1 (2)000
Miguel Azeez----
James Balagizi2 (2)000
Thelo Aasgaard5 (1)100
Harry McGee----
Mackenzie O'Neill----
Joe Adams----
Dean Pinnington----
Joe Adams----
Scott Smith2 (3)000
Babajide Adeeko7 (2)020
Harry McHugh0 (1)100


Charlie Wyke8 (1)610
Stephen Humphrys7 (2)330
Martial Godo2 (0)000
Callum McManaman6 (4)110
Josh Stones0 (1)110
Josh Magennis1 (6)410
Divin Baningime----
Tom Costello----
Youssef Chentouf----
Chris Sze1 (3)120

Current Wigan Athletic Manager

ManagerAppointment DateToDays in Charge
Vincent Kompany14/06/202228/09/2023471

Wigan Athletic Upcoming Fixtures

Upcoming GameCompetionOpponentVenue
Sat 30 15:00PortsmouthHome
Tue 03 19:45Burton AlbionAway
Sat 07 15:00StevenageAway
Tue 10 19:00Fleetwood TownHome
Sat 14 15:00PeterboroughHome
Sat 21 15:00ExeterAway
Tue 24 19:45Oxford UtdHome
Sat 28 15:00ShrewsburyHome
Tue 31 19:45CharltonHome
Sat 11 15:00CheltenhamAway
Tue 14 19:00TranmereAway
Sat 18 15:00WycombeHome
Sat 25 15:00Leyton OrientAway
Tue 28 19:45Fleetwood TownHome
Sat 09 15:00Lincoln CityHome
Sat 16 15:00Port ValeAway
Sat 23 15:00ReadingAway
Tue 26 15:00DerbyHome
Fri 29 19:00CarlisleHome
Mon 01 15:00BarnsleyAway
Sat 06 12:30BoltonHome
Sat 13 15:00NorthamptonAway
Sat 20 15:00ReadingHome
Sat 27 15:00StevenageHome
Sat 03 15:00PeterboroughAway
Sat 10 15:00ExeterHome
Tue 13 19:45Oxford UtdAway
Sat 17 15:00ShrewsburyAway
Sat 24 15:00CheltenhamHome
Sat 02 15:00Fleetwood TownAway
Sat 09 15:00Leyton OrientHome
Tue 12 19:45WycombeAway
Sat 16 15:00BlackpoolHome
Sat 23 15:00CharltonAway
Fri 29 14:00Burton AlbionHome
Mon 01 15:00Cambridge UtdAway
Sat 06 15:00Port ValeHome
Sat 13 15:00Lincoln CityAway
Sat 20 15:00PortsmouthAway
Sat 27 15:00Bristol RoversHome

Wigan Athletic Previous Results

05 Aug 2023Derby County v Wigan AthleticW1-2League One
08 Aug 2023Wrexham v Wigan AthleticL0-0 (4-2)League Cup
12 Aug 2023Wigan Athletic v Northampton TownW2-1League One
15 Aug 2023Carlisle United v Wigan AthleticD1-1League One
19 Aug 2023Bolton Wanderers v Wigan AthleticW0-4League One
26 Aug 2023Wigan Athletic v BarnsleyL0-2League One
02 Sep 2023Blackpool v Wigan AthleticL2-1League One
16 Sep 2023Wigan Athletic v Cambridge UnitedW2-1League One
19 Sep 2023Wigan Athletic v Leicester City AcademyW7-1Football League Trophy
23 Sep 2023Bristol Rovers v Wigan AthleticL4-1League One

Popular Questions

When was Wigan Athletic FC founded?

Wigan Athletic FC was founded in 1932, although the club’s roots go back to a local amateur team that was formed in 1902. The club played in the lower levels of English football for many years before gaining promotion to the top flight for the first time in 2005.

What is the home stadium of Wigan Athletic FC?

The home stadium of Wigan Athletic FC is the DW Stadium, which has been the club’s home since it opened in 1999. The stadium is located in Wigan, Greater Manchester, England, and has a capacity of 25,138 spectators. The DW Stadium is a modern, all-seater venue with excellent facilities for both players and fans.

What are some notable achievements of Wigan Athletic FC?

Wigan Athletic FC has had a number of notable achievements in its history, despite being a relatively small club compared to many of its competitors. One of the club’s greatest accomplishments came in 2013 when they won the FA Cup, beating Manchester City in the final. This was a major upset, as Wigan was a second-tier club at the time, while Manchester City was one of the biggest and wealthiest teams in the world. In addition to their FA Cup win, Wigan Athletic has also won the Football League Trophy twice and has gained promotion to the Premier League on several occasions. The club is known for its attractive, attacking style of play and its commitment to developing young talent through its youth academy.

Manager History

28/01/2023 - 30/06/2026Shaun MaloneyScotland24/01/1983
29/11/2022 - 26/01/2023Kolo TouréIvory Coast19/03/1981
11/11/2022 - 28/11/2022Rob KellyEngland21/12/1964
13/11/2020 - 10/11/2022Leam RichardsonEngland19/11/1979
11/09/2020 - 12/11/2020John SheridanIreland01/10/1964
04/08/2020 - 10/09/2020Leam RichardsonEngland19/11/1979
01/07/2017 - 01/08/2020Paul CookEngland22/02/1967
13/03/2017 - 30/06/2017Graham BarrowEngland13/06/1954
03/11/2016 - 12/03/2017Warren JoyceEngland20/01/1965
26/10/2016 - 02/11/2016Graham BarrowEngland13/06/1954
07/04/2015 - 25/10/2016Gary CaldwellScotland12/04/1982
19/11/2014 - 06/04/2015Malky MackayScotland19/02/1972
07/12/2013 - 13/11/2014Uwe RöslerGermany15/11/1968
03/12/2013 - 05/12/2013Graham BarrowEngland13/06/1954
01/07/2013 - 02/12/2013Owen CoyleIreland14/07/1966
01/07/2009 - 30/06/2013Roberto MartínezSpain13/07/1973
26/11/2007 - 30/06/2009Steve BruceEngland31/12/1960
06/11/2007 - 25/11/2007Frank BarlowEngland15/10/1946
15/05/2007 - 05/11/2007Chris HutchingsEngland05/07/1957
12/06/2001 - 14/05/2007Paul JewellEngland28/09/1964
04/04/2001 - 29/05/2001Steve BruceEngland31/12/1960
26/06/2000 - 27/02/2001Bruce RiochScotland06/09/1947
01/11/1995 - 30/06/1998John DeehanEngland06/08/1957
01/08/1994 - 08/10/1995Graham BarrowEngland13/06/1954
28/05/1993 - 02/09/1994Kenny SwainEngland28/01/1952
01/07/1989 - 30/06/1993Bryan HamiltonNorthern Ireland21/12/1946
01/07/1985 - 30/06/1986Bryan HamiltonNorthern Ireland21/12/1946
01/07/1981 - 30/06/1983Larry LloydEngland06/10/1948
01/08/1970 - 30/06/1972Gordon MilneEngland29/03/1937
01/07/1964 - 30/06/1966Allan BrownScotland12/10/1926
01/08/1960 - 31/12/1960Allenby ChiltonEngland16/09/1918
01/07/1960 - 30/06/1963John BallEngland13/03/1925
01/07/1958 - 30/06/1959Malcolm BarrassEngland15/12/1924
01/01/1957 - 30/06/1957Sam BarkasEngland29/12/1909
01/07/1955 - 30/06/1956Ron SuartEngland18/11/1920
01/07/1954 - 30/06/1955Walter CrookEngland28/04/1913
01/07/1946 - 30/06/1947Jimmy MilneScotland24/11/1911
01/07/1932 - 30/06/1937Charles SpencerEngland04/12/1899

Wigan Athletic Trophies

Football League TrophyWinner1984-85
League Division 3Champion1996-97
Football League TrophyWinner1998-99
League Division 2Champion2002-03
League ChampionshipRunner-up2004-05
Football League CupRunner-up2005-06
FA CupWinner2012-13
League OneChampion2015-16
League OneChampion2017-18
League OneChampion2021-22


Wigan Athletic Football Club was founded in 1932 and plays its home games at the DW Stadium in Wigan, Greater Manchester, England. The club has a relatively short history compared to many other English football clubs, but has still achieved a number of notable accomplishments, including winning the FA Cup in 2013, beating Manchester City in the final, and gaining promotion to the Premier League on several occasions.

In terms of their style of play, Wigan Athletic is known for its attractive, attacking style of play, with a focus on possession-based football and a commitment to developing young talent through its youth academy. The club has a reputation for playing an energetic, high-tempo game with quick, incisive passing and movement.

Over the years, Wigan Athletic has built a loyal fan base and a reputation for punching above its weight, despite being a relatively small club compared to many of its competitors. The club is known for its hard-working, never-say-die attitude and its commitment to entertaining its supporters with fast-paced, exciting football. Overall, Wigan Athletic FC is a beloved institution in the world of English football, known for its passionate supporters, attractive style of play, and commitment to developing young talent.

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