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Wigan Athletic FC

Wigan Athletic FC
Football Club Details
Also known as
The Latics
Year Formed
1932
Ground
JJB Stadium
Colours
Home: Blue shirt with green trim, blue shorts, blue stockings
Away: White shirt with green trim, white shorts, white stockings.
JJB Stadium The Home Of Wigan Athletic FC
JJB Stadium The Home Of Wigan Athletic FC
Capacity
25000
Address
Wigan Athletic FC
JJB Stadium
Loire Drive
Wigan
WN5 0UH
Telephone
01942-774000
Travel Information
Local Transport Links
Railway Station
Wigan North Western Railway Station 0.8 miles (1.3 km)
Motorway Junction
M6 Jnct 26 2 miles (3.1 km)
Airport
Liverpool John Lennon 16.8 miles (27 km)
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All Time Records
Attendance
27500: vs Hereford United 12/12/1953
Best league win
7 - 1: vs Scarborough 11/3/1997 Division 3
Worst league loss
1 - 6: vs Bristol Rovers 03/03/1990 Division 3
Best cup win
6 - 0: vs Carlisle United 24/11/1934 FA Cup R1
Worst cup loss
Most capped player
Roy Carroll: 9 Northern Ireland
League appearances
Kevin Langley: 317 1981/94
League goals
Peter Houghton: 62 1978/84
Goals in a season
Graeme Jones: 31 1996/97 Division 3
Transfer fee received
£2,500,000: Roy Carroll Manchester United July 2001
Transfer fee paid
£1,200,000: Nathan Ellington Bristol Rovers 28 March 2002
Honours
League Titles
Division 3 champions 1996-97, Division Two Champions 2002-03
FA Cup
Europe
League Cup
Other
Freight Rover Trophy winners 1985, Auto Windscreens Shield winners 1999