Wigan Athletic Football Club WIGAN ATHLETIC
Members of the Football League
Ground: JJB Stadium,
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Tel: 01942 774 000
Websites: Official website
Latics Forum (Vital)
Getting there
By Car: (approx 190 miles from HW)
M40/M42 north to join M6 northbound. Continue to junction 25 and take the A49 (signposted Wigan). After 1 mile take the first exit at the roundabout (A49). After 2 miles turn left at traffic lights into Robin Park Road. Take the second right into Anjou Boulevard and at the end of this road turn right into Loire Drive for the stadium.
There is a visitors car park which is signposted from the stadium.
Train: Nearest station Wigan North Western - trains served from London Euston.
Check for specific times and connections of trains.
Chairboy Connections
A selection of players who have played for both clubs.
Drewe Broughton - Much travelled striker who made four appearances for Wigan Athletic during the 1997/98 season while on loan from his first club Norwich City. Made three appearances for Wycombe during the 2004/5 season on loan from Southend United. Other clubs include Rotherham United, Rushden & Diamonds, Chester City, Boston United (loan), Milton Kenyes and Wrexham. He made his biggest impact during two and half years at Kidderminster Harriers where he bagged 20 goals in just over 100 games. His early career also saw spells with Brentford and Peterborough United.

Chris Herd - Australian born defender who played on loan from Aston Villa for Wycombe during the 2007/8 season - making four apps in League Two. Made three loan appearances for Wigan during the 2014/15 season while still on the books of Villa. Later played for Chesterfield and Gillingham, plus spells in Australia, Thailand and India.

Ron Keirnan - Defender who made two League appearances for Wanderers during the 2010/11 season while on the books of Watford. The Republic of Ireland U19 and U21 international also played on loan for Yeovil Town and Bradford City while with The Hornets before joining then Premier League Wigan in the summer of 2011. Originally failed to make the Wigan First Team, and made loan appearances for Accrington Stanley, Burton Albion, Brentford and Southend United before finally returning to The Latics to make 32 appearances while they were a Championship side. Went on to spend time on loan with Birmingham City, before signing a two year deal with Glasgow Rangers in the summer of 2015. Made 76 appearances for the Scottish side before returning to South for a further spell with Southend United.

Michael Love - Midfielder who spent one year with The Latics after moving from Hinckley Athletic in January 1997. However, only made three substitute appearances before moving to Ireland to play for Sligo Rovers. Love joined Wycombe on a non-contract basis in March 1997 but didn't make it into the First Team.

Other player connections include:
Lewis Montrose, Jordan Mustoe, Alex Revell and Magno Viera

Also: Kenny Swain - Former Wycombe winger who was Wigan's Manager between May 1993 and September 1994. Spent a short spell at Wycombe in 1973 before moving into the full-time game with Chelsea. Was a member of Aston Villa's 1982 European Cup winning side and also spent time with Nottingham Forest.
Chairboys all-time record against The Latics
Sat, Aug 28, 1993 FL3 A D 1-1 2,388
Sat, Feb 19, 1994 FL3 H L 0-1 4,846
Sat, Aug 9, 1997 FL2 A L 2-5 4,706
Sat, Jan 10, 1998 FL2 H L 1-2 5,549
Sat, Nov 21, 1998 FL2 A D 0-0 3,349
Wed, May 5, 1999 FL2 H W 2-1 5,410
Fri, Nov 12, 1999 FL2 A L 1-2 5,523
Sat, Nov 20, 1999 FAC2 H D 2-2 2,992
Tue, Nov 30, 1999 FAC2 r A L 1-2 3,967
Tue, Mar 21, 2000 FL2 H L 0-2 3,821
Sat, Dec 16, 2000 FL2 A L 1-2 5,779
Sat, Mar 31, 2001 FL2 H L 1-2 4,939
Sat, Sep 15, 2001 FL2 H W 1-0 5,400
Sat, Feb 23, 2002 FL2 A D 0-0 4,743
Sat, Sep 7, 2002 FL2 A L 0-3 5,358
Sat, Feb 22, 2003 FL2 H L 0-2 6,052
Tue, Aug 17, 2021 FL2 A D 1-1 8,671
Tue, Feb 22, 2022 FL2 H L 1-3 4,826
Tue, Jan 23, 2024 FL2 A L 0-1 7,774
Tue, Mar 12, 2024 FL2 H W 1-0 3,568
FL3 = Football League Division Three
FL2 = Football League Division Two
FAC = FA Cup
Where available click date for match report
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