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NOVEMBER | 2022
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THE OFFICIAL MATCHDAY PROGRAMME OF WIGAN ATHLETIC | ISSUE 10
CHESHIRE LEAGUE CHAMPIONS:
1933/34, 1934/35, 1935/36, 1964/65
CHESHIRE LEAGUE CUP WINNERS:
1935/36, 1964/65, 1965/66
LANCASHIRE COMBINATION CHAMPIONS:
1947/48, 1950/51, 1952/53, 1953/54
LANCASHIRE COMBINATION CUP WINNERS:
NORTHERN PREMIER LEAGUE CHAMPIONS:
NORTHERN PREMIER LEAGUE CUP WINNERS:
FA TROPHY RUNNERS-UP:
RECORDS SINCE JOINING THE FOOTBALL LEAGUE:
PREMIER LEAGUE HIGHEST FINISH:
FOOTBALL LEAGUE HIGHEST FINISH:
MOST LEAGUE APPEARANCES:
KEVIN LANGLEY, 317
MOST LEAGUE GOALS:
ANDY LIDDELL, 70
DAVID LOWE, 82
MOST LEAGUE GOALS IN A SEASON:
GRAEME JONES, 31, 1996/97
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DW STADIUM RECORD ATTENDANCE:
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8-0(H) V HULL CITY, JULY 2020
HONOURS SINCE JOINING THE FOOTBALL LEAGUE:
ELECTED TO THE FOOTBALL LEAGUE:
CHAMPIONS 1996/97, PROMOTED 1981/82
CHAMPIONS 2002/03, 2015/16, 2017/18, 2021/22
PROMOTED TO THE BARCLAYS PREMIER LEAGUE:
RUNNERS UP 2005/06
RUNNERS UP 2013/14
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4: Action Replay | Watford (H)
5: Jason Kerr | Watford (H) Reaction
7: Ticket News
9: Today’s Opposition | Stoke City
10: The Gaffer | Alex Neil
11: The Key Three
13: Latics Connections XI
18: The Big Interview |
25: Crusty’s Kids Zone
28: A-Z | Charlie Wyke
30: Jeff Rourke Looks Back on
2007/08 | Our Third Premiership
32: Travels in Retroland with
34: Colourised by
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38: Community Trust | News in Short
42: U18s Update | Crewe Alexandra (H)
46: Your History
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27 Darikwa /Aasgaard 90’
6 Cousins/Naylor 84’
11 McClean/Scully 90’
20 Broadhead/Magennis 74’
“OUR LADS HAVE GIVEN US EVERYTHING THAT
WE’VE ASKED FOR, BUT THE MOMENTS ARE
DECIDED IN BOTH BOXES.”
16 Gosling/M Gaspar 79’
12 Sema/Kalu 68’
10 João Pedro ⚽
19 Bayo/Asprilla 73’
3 M Gaspar
Jason Kerr wants his side to start
turning performances into results
JASON KERR | WATFORD (H) REACTION
“WE NEED TO TURN PERFORMANCES INTO RESULTS.”
Jason Kerr expressed the importance of turning
their positive performances into results after
they fell to a 1-0 defeat against Watford at the
Despite giving a really good account of themselves
against the former Premier League outfit, Latics
were defeated at the DW Stadium courtesy of a
87th minute header from Joao Pedro.
Speaking post-game, Kerr felt that his side
deserved more from the game, and while they are
naturally disappointed, their focus will immediately
switch to the visit of Stoke City this evening.
“We are really disappointed not to get anything
from the game,” he said.
“I thought we really deserved to get something.
They are a really good team, with good players, but
I felt like we really nullified them in every area of
“It’s disappointing but it was a good performance.
We can’t keep saying it was a good performance
because we need to turn them into results.
“It’s the moments in games - they took their chance,
and we sadly didn’t take ours. We just need to move
on from this. The games come thick and fast, and
we just need to focus on Stoke now.”
LATICS BOX OFFICE
SWANSEA CITY V LATICS
SATURDAY 5 NOVEMBER
Tickets for Latics’ trip to take on Swansea
City on Saturday afternoon are on sale until
12pm on Friday 4 November.
We have received an initial allocation of 988
tickets, with prices as follows:
Adults - £32.50
Over 65s - £20
Armed Forces - £20
Full-Time Students - £17 (Student ID will be
required to gain entry at Swansea)
Under 18s - £14.50
Under 12s - £1
COVENTRY CITY V LATICS
TUESDAY 8 NOVEMBER
Tickets for Latics’ trip to Coventry City on
Tuesday 8 November are on general sale.
Leam Richardson’s side travel to face
Coventry on Tuesday 8 November (7.45pm
kick-off), in the rearranged game from the
original date of Tuesday 16 August.
We have received an allocation of 1,500
tickets, with prices as follows:
Adults - £20
Over 60s - £15
18-21 - £15
Armed Forces - £15
Students - £15
Under 18s - £10
*Supporters should note that all tickets are physical tickets, with the original date of the game
from August also printed on the tickets - but are valid for use.*
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Initially formed in 1863 as ‘Stoke Ramblers’, The
Potters went on to be renamed as ‘Stoke Football
Club’ in 1878, becoming one of the 12 founding
members of the Football League a year later.
ALL-TIME LEAGUE TOP
Freddie Steele (140)
efforts in the top-flight were three successive ninthplace
finishes, whilst they also reached the 2011
FA Cup Final, leading to the Potters enjoying a first
taste of Europa League football.
They later adopted their current name in 1925, and
the club came close to winning the First Division
title in 1946/47, however, a defeat in their final
game of the season saw them miss out. In the time
period that followed, they would slip into the Second
Division, not returning to the top flight until 1963.
Since their relegation to the second tier, they have
consistently finished in mid-table, with last season
being no different. They will be hoping to build on
a steady start to the 2022/23 season, and kick on
with their performances under new manager Alex
Arguably Stoke’s finest honour came in 1972 when
they beat Chelsea to win the League Cup in front
of close to 100,000 spectators at Wembley. They
have since returned to the National Stadium, lifting
the Football League Trophy in 1992 and 2000
Stoke eventually reached to the Premier League
eight years after their Football League Trophy
success in 2000, staying there until 2018. Their best
Year Appointed: 2022
Succeded: Michael O’Neill
Still in the relative infancy of his time at the
bet365 Stadium, Alex Neil was appointed as
manager of Stoke City following the departure of
former Wigan Athletic midfielder, Michael O’Neill.
A former midfielder for Barnsley, Mansfield
Town and Hamilton Academical, Neil started
his managerial career with the Accies in April
2013 after initially operating as player-manager.
He enjoyed great success in his debut season,
leading the club to promotion back to the
Scottish Premiership via the Play-Offs in May
2014. Hamilton then enjoyed a dream start
to the 2014/15 campaign as they earned a
memorable victory against Celtic at Celtic Park
for the first time in 76 years.
After making significant progress during his
time at New Douglas Park, the 41-year-old made
the move south of the border in January 2015
to join Norwich City. He proved to be a shrewd
appointment by the Canaries as he helped
them to secure a Play-Off place after gaining
17 wins from 25 matches. After overcoming
East Anglian rivals Ipswich Town in the Semi
Final, Neil inspired his side to a 2-0 victory over
Middlesbrough in the Play-Off Final, as goals
from Cameron Jerome and Nathan Redmond
secured promotion to the Premier League in
However, Norwich’s stay in the top-flight only
lasted a season, and Neil departed Carrow Road
in March 2017 with the Canaries sat nine points
outside the top six in the Championship. Neil
soon returned to management after he was
appointed at Preston North End in July 2017,
replacing Simon Grayson.
Neil spent four years at Deepdale, and guided
the Lilywhites to seventh place in 2017/18 - the
club’s highest league finish since 2009 - before
exiting in March 2021. His next role came at
Sunderland in February 2022, and Neil helped
the Black Cats return to the Championship via
the Play-Offs, being the man to end the club’s
four-year stay in the third tier.
After six months at the Stadium of Light, Neil
accepted the offer from tonight’s visitors
to become manager at the end of August.
Following a steady start to his tenure, Neil will
be hoping to continue to make his mark with the
Potters as the 2022/23 Championship campaign
Previous Club: Watford
Previous Club: Wigan Athletic
Parent Club: Manchester City
A central defender with a growing
reputation, Ben Wilmot is now in
his second season at the bet365
Stadium after joining from Watford
Wilmot started out at Stevenage,
coming through the ranks before
breaking into the first team during
the 2017/18 campaign. His
progression at Broadhall Way didn’t
go unnoticed, and he subsequently
signed for Watford in May 2018.
After making his first team debut
for Watford in the EFL Cup against
Reading a few months later, Wilmot
headed out on loan to Italy for the
remainder of 2018/19, playing five
games during his time with Udinese.
A loan move to Swansea City
would follow, and he made a
real impression during his 23
appearances for the Swans, most
memorably scoring the winner in
the South Wales derby against
Upon returning to Watford, Wilmot
played a pivotal role as the Hornets
won promotion back to the Premier
League in 2020/21, before making a
permanent switch to this evening’s
visitors in the following summer.
After featuring 39 times for the
Potters last term, Wilmot has
continued to be one of the first
names on the team sheet at the
bet365 Stadium at the start of
the 2022/23 campaign, scoring
three goals in 17 Championship
A former fan favourite at Latics,
Nick Powell will be returning to the
DW Stadium, looking to make a big
impact for Stoke City.
Powell grew up in South Cheshire,
and was on Crewe Alexandra’s books
from the age of five, making his first
team bow when he was just 16 years
old. He earned a reputation as one
of the brightest talents in the EFL,
with his eye-catching performances
convincing then Manchester United
manager Sir Alex Ferguson to bring
him to Old Trafford.
After scoring against Latics on
his Premier League debut for
the Red Devils, Powell spent the
2013/14 campaign on loan at the
DW Stadium, scoring 12 goals in
all competitions. Three of which
were scored in Latics’ memorable
adventure in the UEFA Europa
Loans at Leicester City and Hull City
would follow, before Powell returned
to Latics under the management
of ex-teammate Gary Caldwell in
July 2016. The 28-year-old played
a key part in the club’s League One
title triumph in 2017/18, before
helping Latics consolidate in the
Championship the following season.
Making just shy of a century of
appearances and contributing to his
fair share of unforgettable moments,
Powell departed to join Stoke City in
the summer of 2019. He has since
featured 92 times in the Second Tier
for the Potters, scoring 24 goals in
The son of former Potters star Rory
Delap, Liam Delap will be hoping to
create his own legacy at the bet365
Born in 2003, Delap spent his
formative years at Derby County,
before joining Manchester City in
the summer of 2018. It did not take
long for the highly-rated forward to
impress in City’s Elite Development
Squad, and his exciting displays
led to him being handed his senior
debut against AFC Bournemouth in
He has gone on to make five further
first team appearances, making
his Premier League bow against
Leicester in September 2020, and a
maiden FA Cup appearance against
Birmingham in January 2021 before
then being given his Champions
League debut from the bench away
to Sporting in February of this year.
Stoke City was chosen as the
place for Delap to continue his
development, and in making the
switch to the bet365 Stadium, the
19-year-old has followed in the
footsteps of his father Rory, who
made more than 200 appearances
for the Potters over the course of his
own successful career.
Currently gaining his first taste of
regular senior football, Delap has
made 13 appearances since the
start of the 2022/23 Championship
campaign, scoring his first goal
in the 3-1 victory over high-flying
At The Back
In The Middle Going For Goal
FROM THE VAULT
THE TICS HIT
STOKE FOR SIX
DIVISION TWO | TUESDAY 13
It was an evening to remember in November
2001, as Latics hit Stoke City for six at the
In a real masterclass of finishing from Paul
Jewell’s side, Tony Dinning opened the scoring
after just four minutes, and despite Jurgen
Vandeurzen’s immediate equaliser, the hosts
added two more before the break through
well-taken efforts from Andy Liddell and Arjan
Games Played: 35
Latics Wins: 9
Stoke Wins: 13
Soon after the interval, Paul Dalglish’s
stunning strike saw Latics add a fourth before
Lee Ashcroft netted goal number five from the
penalty spot. Latics didn’t stop there, and Jeff
Kenna completed the rout two minutes from
time with an outstanding individual goal.
Jeff Kenna celebrates
completing the scoring
against Stoke City in
Games Played: 17
Latics Wins: 6
Stoke Wins: 4
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LATICS CONNECTIONS XI
Latics: 2007-2008 | 0 league apps
Stoke City: 2008 (loan) + 2010-13 | 10
RIGHT CENTRE BACK:
Latics: 1981-1988 + 1995-1997 | 302
league apps, 16 goals
Stoke City: 1988-1995 | 262 league
apps, 7 goals
Latics: 2013 (loan) | 9 league apps,
Stoke City: 2007-2015 | 48 league
apps, 1 goal
LEFT CENTRE BACK:
Latics: 1992-1995 | 35 league apps,
Stoke City: 1999 (loan) | 5 league
apps, 1 goal
Latics: 2015 | 13 league
apps, 3 goals
Stoke City: 2010 (loan)
+ 2011-2014 | 65 league
apps, 4 goals
Latics: 2005-2006 | 48
Stoke City: 1996 (loan)
+ 1996-2001 | 206 league
apps, 34 goals
Stoke City: 2019-2021 |
Latics: 2013-2015 +
Stoke City: 2018-2021 |
102 apps, 12 goals
ATTACKING RIGHT MIDFIELD:
Latics: 2013-2014 (loan) + 2016-
2019 | 123 league apps, 36 goals
Stoke City: 2019-Present
Latics: 2005-2009 | 69 league apps,
Stoke City: 2009 (loan) | 4 league
ATTACKING LEFT MIDFIELD:
Latics: 2010-2012 | 74 league apps,
Stoke City: 2014-2015 (loan) | 19
league apps, 3 goals
ANYONE WHO ENTERS THE PITCH WITHOUT
PERMISSION AND THOSE CARRYING OR USING
SMOKE BOMBS OR PYROS WILL NOW RECEIVE
AN AUTOMATIC CLUB BAN.
‘LOVE FOOTBALL. PROTECT THE GAME’
A message about anti-social and criminal behaviour
To mark the new season, we want to
make you aware of new measures
being taken across all of football
to ensure everyone can have a safe
and enjoyable experience. We are
supporting strong action from the
FA, Premier League and EFL to tackle
anti-social and criminal behaviours
that put all of us at risk.
This reflects the seriousness of
the risks to fans and staff – pyros
can burn at 2000 degrees Celsius
and cause lifechanging injuries,
while entering the pitch endangers
players, managers and match
We know those who commit these
illegal acts do not represent the
majority of supporters.
HAPPY 70TH BIRTHDAY TERRY FROM SUSAN,
DAVE, ANT, LAURA, KATE AND GRANDKIDS XX
HAPPY 18TH BIRTHDAY KACEY
LOTS OF LOVE FROM DAD AND JAMES
FIXTURE UPDATE | LATICS V HULL CITY
Latics’ Sky Bet Championship clash against Hull City on
New Year’s Day at the DW Stadium has been rescheduled.
Leam Richardson’s side were due to take on the Tigers on Sunday 1 January
2023, but the game has been moved and scheduled for
Monday 2 January 2023, kick-off 3pm.
Tickets for this game will go on sale in due course.
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OVER HALF A MILLION
SKY BET CUSTOMERS USE DEPOSIT LIMITS
TO MANAGE THEIR BETTING BUDGET.
THAT’S ENOUGH TO FILL:
201 ALLY PALLYS.
OR 8 CHELTENHAM GOLD CUP DAYS.
(THAT’S A LOT OF TWEED)
ALL GOOD BOOKMAKERS
HAVE DEPOSIT LIMITS.
SO WHOEVER YOU BET WITH,
SET AN APPROPRIATE ONE FOR YOU
AND THEN ENJOY THE SPORT.
THAT’S BETTING BETTER.
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AND BEGIN TO CLIMB
UP THE SKY BET
An injury sustained in pre-season meant that Cousins was sidelined
for the first two months of the 2022/23 campaign, but after making
his comeback against Middlesbrough last month, the Jamaican
international has been a constant in the engine room for Leam
Cousins, who has played the majority of his career in the Second Tier,
is hoping he can help push the Club in the right direction, starting with
the visit of his former side Stoke City this evening.
WE KNOW THAT IF WE
STICK TOGETHER AND
KEEP WORKING HARD,
THE RESULTS WILL PICK
UP FOR US.
Jordan Cousins wants to help Latics
turn performances into results
Firstly Jordan, it’s been over 12 months since
you made the move to the DW Stadium from this
evening’s visitors. How have you found your first
year with the Football Club?
“I’ve really enjoyed my time so far. It’s a fantastic
Family Club to be part of, and everyone has made
me feel so welcome from the day I signed. The
boys are great, and everyone is pulling in the right
“Winning the League One title last year was brilliant,
and it was nice to contribute towards that at the
back end of the season. We created some great
memories that I will always cherish, however, we’re
now fully focused on getting as high up the league
table as we can.”
After being sidelined for the start of the 2022/23
campaign, how delighted are you to be back
playing and getting a good run of games under
“It’s been really good to be back, and I’m determined
to help the team as much as possible from now
until the end of the season.
“Even when I was out injured, I tried to contribute
in other ways. I’m always there at the games
supporting the lads, as well as trying to be a
positive face around the training ground.
“I hope I was able to do that role well while I was
injured, but now I’m back on the pitch, hopefully, I
can help make a positive impact.”
In recent weeks, while our performance levels have
been high, we’ve sadly fallen on the wrong side of
the results. How much are you hoping that we can
turn our positive displays into points on the board?
line up against his
former side this
“In the last few games, we’ve been putting in
good performances, but not getting the results
that we probably deserve, The players know the
competitiveness of the Championship, and it’s a
completely different animal to League One.
“The fine margins are a lot different in this league,
but we know that if we stick together and keep
working hard, the results will pick up for us.”
This evening will see Latics welcome your former
side Stoke City to the DW Stadium. Are you looking
forward to locking horns with some familiar faces?
“It was a good time for me in my career. It was a
transitional period for the club at the time, and I
worked with a few different managers when I was
there, but it was a good experience.
“Even though it’s changed quite a lot in terms of
personnel over the last year, there’s still lots of
members of staff and players that I’m excited to
Cousins spent two seasons
with Stoke City between
2019 and 2021
catch up with. It will be the first time that I’ve played
against Stoke since leaving, so it’s something that
I’m looking forward to.
“It’ll be a nice occasion, however, it is just another
game for me. My full focus is on Wigan, and helping
us get the three points.”
Throughout the start of the 2022/23 campaign, the
Latics supporters have shown a fantastic level of
commitment to back us up and down the country,
as well as at the DW Stadium. How determined are
you to repay them for their dedication with positive
results in the weeks to come?
“The fans have been brilliant, and I’m not surprised
by their support because they travelled with
us terrifically last year. They’ve been a huge
contributing factor to our success, and hopefully,
they can continue to support us on away trips and
“Although it’s been a difficult few weeks in terms of
results, we just need the fans to stick with us. The
fans need to be rest assured that we are here every
day working hard at the training ground, trying to be
the best versions of ourselves both on and off the
“Stick with us, and we’re pretty confident that the
results will start to turn around, and that we will
start to put some smiles on faces again.”
Max Power poses with his sponsors,
R Banks & Sons Funerals Ltd
Our 2022/23 Player Sponsors have been
confirmed, with sponsors invited to a special event
at Christopher Park Training Ground.
Taking in a private training session at Christopher
Park before attending the event, sponsors saw
the lads being put through their paces ahead of
last weekend's Sky Bet Championship clash with
With each individual first-team player drawing a
ball at random for the 2022/23 season, selecting
their designed sponsor for the rest of the season,
pictures and pleasantries were exchanged before
being presented with a signed ball as a first token of
2022/23 Player Sponsors will also be presented
with a signed shirt from their dedicated player at the
end of the season.
Nathan Broadhead with his
sponsors, M.J Miller & Co
The Club would like to thank all of this season's
sponsors for their support, and look forward to
working with them across the campaign.
PLAYER SPONSORS 2022|23
If you would like to sponsor a player, please call: 01942 770478 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
1 JAMIE JONES
2 RYAN NYAMBE
3 TOM PEARCE
4 TOM NAYLOR
5 JACK WHATMOUGH
6 JORDAN COUSINS
21 JOE BENNETT
23 ASHLEY FLETCHER
25 RARMANI EDMONDS-GREEN
32 CHARLIE HUGHES
27 TENDAYI DARIKWA
28 JOSH MAGENNIS
30 THELO AASGAARD
14 ANTHONY SCULLY
7 GWION EDWARDS
15 JASON KERR
8 MAX POWER
16 CURTIS TILT
9 CHARLIE WYKE
18 GRAEME SHINNIE
10 WILL KEANE
19 CALLUM LANG 11 JAMES MCCLEAN
20 NATHAN BROADHEAD
12 BEN AMOS
40 SAM TICKLE
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TRAVEL IN NOVEMBER 2022
Hello boys and girls, and
welcome back to the DW
Stadium for this evening’s game
against Stoke City!
It’s set to be another healthy
challenge for Leam Richardson
and his squad, and we’re going
to need you to be loud and
proud once again tonight.
OUR MATCH MASCOTS
Will Keane & James
In this section, I will be putting
your Latics knowledge to the test
with a series of fun games!
Good luck, and enjoy the game!
Will Keane & Max Power
MY MATCH REPORT
CAN YOU HELP CRUSTY
FILL IN HIS REPORT?
WHAT DO YOU THINK
THE SCORE WILL BE?
WHO DO YOU THINK WILL BE THE MAN OF THE MATCH?
CAN YOU NAME THE LATICS PLAYER?
HOW MANY PEOPLE DO YOU THINK
WILL BE AT THE DW TONIGHT?
AT HALF TIME
WHAT WAS THE HALF
WHAT DO YOU THINK THE
FULL TIME SCORE WILL BE?
WHO HAS IMPRESSED YOU THE MOST IN THE FIRST HALF?
AFTER THE FINAL WHISTLE
WHAT WAS THE FINAL SCORE?
WAS THE BEST PLAYER IN THE FIRST HALF AS GOOD
IN THE SECOND? YES NO
WHO WAS YOUR MAN OF THE MATCH?
CAN YOU HELP CRUSTY THROUGH THE MAZE?
ALL MIXED UP...
CAN YOU UNSCRAMBLE THE LETTERS TO
WORK OUT THE LATICS PLAYERS NAMES?
SPOT THE BALL...
CAN YOU TELL THE POSITION
OF THE REAL BALL?
CAN YOU GUESS WHO WE HAVE ZOOMED
IN ON FOR A CLOSE-UP?
HOW DID YOU DO?
Pixel Power: Jason Kerr
All Mixed Up: A | Jack Whatmough B | James Mcclean
Spot The Ball: E Close-up: Joe Bennett
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A-Action: If you could be a superhero, which one
would you be?
CW- I would have to go for Iron Man!
B- Boyhood: Which team did you support growing up?
CW- I grew up supporting Middlesbrough!
C- Childhood Crush: Who was your first celebrity
CW- My first celebrity crush was Eva Longoria from
D- Dining Out: What’s your favourite cheat meal?
CW- It would have to be a Teesside Chicken Parmo.
E-Education: What was your best subject in school?
CW- Apart from P.E, my best subject was Religious
G- Goal!: What is your favourite goal that you have
CW- My first goal back against Cardiff City because
I never thought it would happen ever again.
H-Hype!: Which song hypes you up the most before
a big game?
CW- I don’t have one song in particular, but house
music always gets me up for a big game.
I-Idol: Who was your favourite sporting idol
CW- My favourite players to watch when I was
growing up were Ronaldinho, Ruud van Nistelrooy,
and Mark Viduka.
J-Joker: Who is the funniest member of the squad?
F-Film Fanatic: What’s your favourite film?
CW- My favourite film is Gladiator.
K- Kitted Out!- What’s the favourite football kit that
you have owned?
CW- My favourite football kit is the one
Middlesbrough wore when they won the Carling Cup
L- Languages: How many languages can you speak?
CW- One - Middlesbrough!
M- Mates: Who is your best mate in the squad?
CW- Max Power - I’ve been with him for far too long
N-Number: Do you have a lucky number?
CW- Number 9!
O-Others - What’s your favourite sport outside of
CW- I enjoy playing Paddle Tennis, and going
P-Pie - What’s your favourite pie filling?
CW- My favourite flavour of pie is Steak & Ale.
Q-Quirky - Who has the most interesting fashion
CW- Nathan Broadhead - his dress sense is
R-Roommate - Who do you room with on away trips?
CW- I usually have my own room, but I shared one
with Max Power in Spain.
S-Superstitions - Do you have a superstitious
CW- I have one - and I don’t know why I do it, but
I always fasten my laces on the halfway line with
one knee out of the centre circle, and my foot in the
T-Trim - What’s the worst haircut you’ve ever had?
CW- I was a full baldy!
U-Uniform - What job would you do if you weren’t a
CW- It’s a tough one that - but I’d probably be a pipe
fitter with my dad.
V-Vacation: Where is your favourite place to go on
CW- My favourite place to go on holiday is Vegas.
W-Worst fear: What are you most scared of?
CW- I hate wasps and bees - I got stung so many
times by them as a kid.
X- X-Factor: Who is the worst singer in the squad?
CW- Anthony Scully!
Y-Youth: Where did you grow up?
CW- I grew up in Middlesbrough.
Z-Zoo: What’s your favourite animal?
CW- Apart from dogs, I love Orcas.
JEFF ROURKE LOOKS BACK ON
Kevin Kilbane battles
with Bolton Wanderers
captain Kevin Nolan
Sunday 9 December 2007 saw Steve Bruce’s side
make the short trip to the Reebok Stadium to face
Bolton Wanderers. A crowd of 20,309 saw Latics
fall to a 4-1 defeat against Gary Megson’s side.
After only three minutes, Bolton fortuitously went
ahead when Paul Scharner headed beyond his own
goalkeeper following a teasing cross by El Hadji
Diouf. Latics responded well and equalised after
14 minutes when Denny Landzaat latched onto
a half-cleared cross and picked his spot from 20
While Nicolas Anelka missed a chance to restore
Bolton’s lead from the penalty spot, he quickly made
amends when his cut-back was met by a clinical
finish from skipper Kevin Nolan. Chances followed
at both ends, with Latics having two penalty
appeals turned down before Kevin Davies slid in to
poke the ball home for the decisive third goal after
Anelka completed the scoring in the final minute
of the game, leaving Latics five points adrift of
safety. Both Bolton goalkeepers, Jussi Jaaskelainen
Denny Landzaat opened
the scoring against
and unused substitute Ali Al-Habsi, later
became Latics players.
Saturday 15 December and Mark Hughes’
Blackburn Rovers were the visitors at
the JJB Stadium. A crowd of 16,489 saw
Latics secure their first win since August
with a superb 5-3 victory.
Latics took the lead after 10 minutes
when Marcus Bent put Denny Landzaat
through and the Dutchman calmly slotted
past keeper, Brad Friedel. It got even
better two minutes later when a Paul
Scharner header sent Bent through and
the striker got the better of future Latics
man Stephen Warnock, before smashing
the ball home.
Marcus Bent netted a superb
hat-trick in the 5-3 victory
over Blackburn Rovers
The visitors then got themselves a
penalty after Emile Heskey had held
onto Christopher Samba. However, Chris
Kirkland guessed right and managed to
push Benni McCarthy’s spot-kick around
the post. Rovers paid a heavy price for the
miss when on 37 minutes, Scharner got
on the end of a powerful Ryan Taylor freekick
to head home at the near post.
Then right on half-time, Roque Santa
Cruz turned on the edge of the Latics box
before sending a ferocious drive past
Kirkland. Five minutes after the interval,
Santa Cruz scored at the back post to
bring Rovers back into the game. Brett
Emerson then saw red for the visitors
after receiving a second yellow for a
foul on Taylor. Yet, just past the hour
mark, Rovers were level when Santa Cruz
completed his hat-trick with a well-taken
Latics, however, hit back when Titus
Bramble played in Antonio Valencia who
crossed for Bent to score a simple header.
Latics finally wrapped up the points after
substitute Julius Aghahowa broke down
the right and crossed for Bent to tap in at
the far post to complete his hat-trick.
||| TRAVELS IN RETROLAND |||
RECALLING SIGNS ALONG THE WAY
A couple of weeks ago, I met up with a Wigan
Athletic fan that has a treasure trove of stories
concerning our wonderful club. His name is Brian
Meadows and quite a lot of fans will already know
him but for those who don’t, you will have seen his
handiwork around town and beyond because Brian
is a sign writer and artist of some repute. Here is
Brian and his wife Doreen with
boxing legend Muhammad Ali
“I first started going to Latics games when I was
10 years old with Bob Smalley, a well-known
dustbin man from Hindley. Bob was a regular in my
Grandad’s first pub, ‘The Bonnie Lasses’ in Hindley
and he was Latics mad. I started going to the
football on my own when I was old enough when
Allan Brown was the manager.
“When I left school, I went to Art College and my
first job for Latics was painting the signs for the
toilets at Springfield Park. I got a job with a Design
Studio in Manchester doing artwork for mail-order
catalogues but I got the sack because of football!
“The World Cup was being held in England in 1966
and on this particular day, I was looking out the
office window when I saw the Portugal squad being
shown around the city. I asked the two lads who I
was in the office with to cover for me while I went
out to get the squad autographs but they told the
boss what I had done. I was sacked at the end of
the week, but I did get Eusébio’s autograph!
“So I decided to go back to Art College and in the
summer holidays, I worked in a Travel Agents. The
manager of the shop asked me if I would paint
some posters, so I did. I ended up being offered
a job by a local sign writers business and it was
there where I met Doreen, my future wife. She was
a sign writer too and eventually, we set up our own
business. One of our clients were Wigan Athletic
and I did all the posters around town advertising
their next home games. One day I was putting one
Brian with his DM Posters works van
Brian outside his old shop
The Port Petroleum sign
at Springfield Park
up outside the old Bee’s Knees pub in town and a
bloke going past said that nobody reads them.
“So to prove a point, I put it on upside down. The
day after, Derek Fuller, who was the Commercial
Manager at Wigan, rang me up to say they had
loads of complaints about the poster being upside
“Back then, all the posters were painted by hand,
not like today where you press a button. We ended
up doing posters for Wigan Warriors, Bolton
Wanderers, Preston North End, Rochdale, and
Blackburn Rovers. We had that much work, we
were able to set up our own business. We had a
little lad by now so Doreen worked from home
doing the painting in the front room which we had
converted and we had a shed out back. We called
our company DM Posters after Doreen Meadows.
We painted everything on plywood so you had to
prime it, undercoat it and top-coat it before you even
started with the lettering.
“One of the biggest jobs we had was doing the ‘Port
Petroleum’ sign across the top of the old Phoenix
Stand. We had to clear everything from the front
room lounge, television, settee, everything! The
plywood was 10 feet tall. I said to Doreen that we
need somewhere bigger so we bought premises in
King Street, Hindley and we were there for around
40 years. I did a lot of the signs at Wigan Athletic
for nothing because I was a big fan. I got a phone
call from Bryan Hamilton one Thursday, saying the
Wigan Observer were sponsoring Saturday’s game
but they wanted a sign up on the Popular Side
cover. I told him we would be pushed for time to
get that done but we’d sort it. Myself and Doreen
were up all night painting and drying plywood with
hairdryers! Dave Pinch, the groundsman, put the
floodlights on for us on the Friday.
“Here we were at half 11 at night on the top of the
Popular Stand in the pouring rain, putting this sign
up when police sirens rang out about the place.
Suddenly, we were confronted by policemen with
an Alsatian telling us we were under arrest for
pinching lead! Anyway, we completed it despite the
police intervention. On another occasion, we were
asked to put up a “Welcome to Wigan” sign on one
of the floodlights when we played Moscow Torpedo
in a friendly but the sign had to be in the Russian
language. My Dad put the sign on upside down
much to the bemusement of the Russian players.
“We did all the signs for the Wigan Casino Northern
Soul nights too and Richard Searling, the Northern
Soul DJ, recently asked me to do some for their
upcoming anniversary shows. I started doing
portrait painting with Doreen and the first one
we did was for Graham Oates at Wigan Athletic,
followed by Dave Thompson and Alex Cribley. Then
we moved onto boxing. The first boxer we did was
Barry McGuigan but my boxing hero was Tommy
Hearns and I did one of him for myself. Tommy
found out about it and invited me over to America
on an all-expenses paid trip! We keep in touch to
this day and I’ve been back a few times to see him.
I’ve met many boxers, including Muhammad Ali,
who kindly signed some prints for us.
“We met Ali on several occasions through our role
as the official artists for the Lonsdale International
Sporting Club. Ali described myself and Doreen as
‘the greatest sporting artists of all-time’. Many of
the fight game’s all-time greats are proud owners
of our paintings, including Oscar De La Hoya, Mike
Tyson, Willie Pep, Floyd Patterson, Ali, Marvin
Hagler, Julio Cesar Chavez, Naseem Hamed and
of course, the legendary Detroit hitman Thomas
Hearns. I’ve also met Donald Trump and Prince
(now King) Charles in the past and asked them both
are they ‘awreet’.
Thank you to Brian for agreeing to the interview, he’s
a real gentleman who is definitely “Awreet!”
LATICS SUPPORTER GEORGE CHILVERS BRINGS OUR
HISTORY TO LIFE IN GLORIOUS COLOUR…
In this mini-series, we’ll
take a look at some of
the images George has
worked on and the back
stories to their historical
Division Three | Saturday 23 February 1991
LATICS 4 STOKE CITY 0
Stoke City first visited Springfield Park in February
1991, and Latics produced a simply brilliant
performance to run out 4-0 winners in their
inaugural home fixture against the Potters.
Phil Daley opened the scoring with his seventh of
the campaign when he headed home Bryan Griffiths’
cross from the left, before the pair combined again
for Daley’s second on the edge of the area, with the
forward doubling Latics’ lead in the second half.
Darren Patterson bagged Latics’ third of the
afternoon when he climbed highest to convert
Everton loanee Phil Jones’ corner, and Don Page
was able to cap off a superb afternoon’s work when
he headed Jones’ delightful delivery into the back
of the net.
Latics: Hughes, Patterson, Tankard, Atherton,
Johnson, Langley, Jones, Rimmer, Daley, Page,
Subs: Carberry, Pilling.
Stoke City: Fox, Butler, Carr, Beeston, Blake, Fowler,
Kennedy, Ellis, Ware, Biggins, Rice.
Subs: Devlin, Evans.
Phil Daley bagged a
brace against Stoke
City in February 1991
notched Latics’ third
in the 4-0 rout
ON THIS DAY. ..
BY ANDREW WERRILL
Phil Hughes joined on a month’s
loan on this day in 1988
Although Brian Tiler’s men started strongly against
the Southern League side, they couldn’t find a way
past Ball in the visitors’ goal.
Credit to Harriers, they found the determination
to threaten with chances of their own, coming the
closest with a disallowed goal. Latics, on the other
hand, continued to penetrate with a steady stream
of attacks, and they were eventually rewarded with
the breakthrough when John Rogers blasted past
Ball from close range.
Kidderminster threatened to find a way back into
the game with dangerous raids from Wassall and
Yates but seven minutes later, Mickey Worswick
gave them a mountain to climb when he blasted
home a second for Latics after Jimmy Garrett
provided the assist.
2 NOVEMBER 1988
Latics manager Ray Mathias moved swiftly to ease
an injury crisis by signing Bury’s Northern Ireland
international Phil Hughes on a month’s loan.
After being limited to just seven appearances at
Gigg Lane, Hughes was allowed to join Latics on
loan to cover for Nigel Adkins and Roy Tunks who
had both been ruled out through injury.
Hughes went on to make his debut against
Chesterfield the following day, later signing on a
2 NOVEMBER 1974
FA CUP FOURTH QUALIFYING ROUND
LATICS 4 KIDDERMINSTER HARRIERS 0
It was a performance to remember on this day in
November 1974, as Latics booked their place in
the next round of the FA Cup with a 4-0 victory over
On 77 minutes, a Billy Sutherland free-kick,
deflected by a visiting defender, provided Latics
with a third and Worswick added his second and
Latics’ fourth of the game three minutes later.
The win would set up a mouthwatering tie at
Shrewsbury Town, the sixth consecutive time
Latics had managed to reach the First Round of the
2 NOVEMBER 1996
NATIONWIDE LEAGUE DIVISION THREE
CARLISLE UNITED 0 LATICS 3
Two sensational strikes from Isidro Diaz and Andy
Saville’s first goal for the Club helped Latics to a
3-0 win at Carlisle United.
Latics broke the deadlock with just seven minutes
on the clock when Graeme Jones fed Diaz who cut
inside before firing a superb curling shot into the far
corner of the net.
The home side fought hard for an equaliser, forcing
18 corners, nut Saville saved Latics a minute after
their opener with two goal-line clearances.
2 NOVEMBER 2004
COCA COLA CHAMPIONSHIP
STOKE CITY 0 LATICS 1
Lee McCulloch scored
a crucial winner against
tonight’s opponents on
this day in 2004
Lee McCulloch’s late strike at Stoke City kept Latics
six points clear at the top of the Championship
Indeed, Latics had their backs to the wall for most
of the second half, but Diaz clinched the points in
the 89th minute with a 20-yard strike which was
almost as good as his first.
With the game in the dying embers, Saville then
raced on to a perfectly timed through ball from
Roberto Martinez to coolly score, and round off a
Carlisle: Caig, Delap, Archdeacon, Walling, Shirtliff,
Pounewatchy, Thornas, Peacock, Smart (Jansen
70), Hayward, Prokas (Conway 60).
Latics: L.Butler, J.Butler, Johnson, Greenall, Pender,
Morgan, Diaz, Jones, Saville, Martinez, Sharp.
Subs: Biggins, Klfford, Lowe.
Isidro Diaz netted a
brace at Carlisle United
Stoke started brightly and Chris Greenacre’s volley
was saved by John Filan before Daryl Russell forced
the Australian goalkeeper into a fine block.
Latics soon upped the tempo and Jason Roberts
headed Jimmy Bullard’s corner wide while Alan
Mahon hit the post with an overhead kick.
A third successive away win was provided by
Lee McCulloch who scored the decisive effort in
the 87th minute with a powerful 20-yard drive to
consolidate Paul Jewell’s side pole position in the
It extended an unbeaten sequence to 17 matches
as Latics remained the only undefeated team in the
country at the time.
Stoke: de Goey, Thomas, Duberry, Taggart, Hill
(Henry 26), Russell, Brammer, Clarke, Asaba (Noel-
Williams 74), Akinbiyi, Greenacre.
Subs: Simonsen, Guppy, Neal.
Latics: Filan, Baines, Jackson, Breckin, Wright,
Graham, Mahon, Bullard, McCulloch, Ellington (Flynn
Subs: Mitchell, McMillan, Walsh, Whalley.
COMMUNITY TRUST TO
CUP BEFORE LATICS’
HOME MATCH AGAINST
As part of Remembrance Day, Wigan Athletic
Community Trust will be holding a ‘Remembrance
Cup’ before Latics’ home match against Blackpool.
Saturday 12 November 2022
11am – 1pm
Wigan Fives, Stadium Way
The Community Trust are looking to recruit
eight teams of veterans, or currently serving
forces members, to compete in the seven-a-side
The tournament will give you the chance to
represent the Armed Forces Community, and
each player that takes part will also receive a
complimentary ticket to Latics’ fixture against the
If you’re interested in taking part in the
Remembrance Cup, please contact Wigan Athletic
Community Trust Health Engagement Manager,
Jamie Cook by emailing email@example.com
or by calling our Community Trust Office on 01942
TENDAYI DARIKWA AND THELO AASGAARD
VISIT HOLIDAY CAMP AT DEAN TRUST WIGAN TO
INSPIRE THE NEXT GENERATION
Over the October half-term holidays, Latics duo
Tendayi Darikwa and Thelo Aasgaard visited Wigan
Athletic Community Trust’s Holiday Camp at Dean
Darikwa and Aasgaard took part in fun small-sided
matches with the participants, with the pair signing
shirts and water bottles at the end of the session.
kids in the town, and we’ve got a responsibility to
make them feel involved with the Football Club.”
To find out more about our Holiday Camps, please
contact Sport and Football Officer, Andy Miller by
emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or call the
Community Trust Office on 01942 318090.
Captain Darikwa recognised the importance of
getting out and about in the Wigan community, and
inspiring the next generation of children.
Speaking at the event, Darikwa said: “It’s been nice
to have a kick about with some of the kids and
hopefully put a smile on their faces.
“It’s massive for us (to get involved). We are a family
club, so it’s important for us as players to give back
to the community. This is the next generation of
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ACADEMY U18 UPDATE
Despite Latics making a bright start and getting
some dangerous early crosses into the box, the
visitors broke the deadlock in the sixth minute when
Marquise Martins fired in a low finish from the right
of the penalty area.
SATURDAY 29 OCTOBER 2022 | PROFESSIONAL
SANDISON BAGS A BRACE AS
LATICS U18S COME BACK FROM
BEHIND TO BEAT CREWE
Payne 24’, Sandison 53’, 55’, Reilly 86’
CREWE ALEXANDRA 2
Martins 6’, Agius 52’
Marc Maddox’s side reacted well to falling behind,
and they almost hit back through Jack Reilly. A
loose pass out of the Crewe defence allowed Reilly
to drive into the area and shoot, but his low effort
was strongly parried away by goalkeeper Jack Flint.
From the resulting corner, Ruben Grewal flicked
Luca Latona’s delivery just over the crossbar.
Moments after Grewal was denied by an excellent
reaction save from Flint, Latics levelled the scores
at Christopher Park through a captain’s contribution
from Payne. Latona’s corner caused all sorts of
problems and was eventually bundled home by
Payne for his second goal of the season.
WIGAN ATHLETIC U18S
PRODUCED A BRILLIANT
PERFORMANCE TO COME
BACK FROM BEHIND TO
DEFEAT CREWE ALEXANDRA
4-2 LAST SATURDAY
Kai Payne levelled
the score with his
second goal of the
Despite falling behind on two occasions, Latics
showed excellent grit, determination and character
to earn all three points in the Professional
Development League encounter, thanks to goals
from Kai Payne, Nathan Sandison (2), and Jack
Latics headed into the game at Christopher Park,
determined to bounce back from their narrow
defeat at Sheffield Wednesday in their last outing.
Latics took confidence from their equaliser and it
led to a succession of chances towards the back
end of the first half. First, Latona rifled an effort into
the side-netting, before Grewal couldn’t keep his
effort down following some good work from Reilly.
Despite Latics’ pressure throughout the first half,
it was the visitors who regained the lead with their
first meaningful opportunity in the second half. A
free-flowing move from the right was rounded off by
a composed finish from central midfielder Callum
Latics, however, responded exactly how you
would’ve hoped and they were back level 60
seconds later through Sandison. Reilly whipped
in a pinpoint cross from the right-hand side, and
Sandison beautifully directed his looping header
into the top corner.
It got even better for Latics just two minutes later
when Sandison grabbed his second of the game,
getting on the end of another Reilly cross to slide
his effort home at the near post.
After working hard to get their noses in front, Latics
switched their focus to protecting their lead, whilst
remaining alert for any opportunities to increase
The next significant opportunity of the game fell
to Latics in the 79th minute when Sandison had a
chance to notch a hat-trick, but his volley from the
edge of the area fell on the wrong side of the post.
After being the provider for both of Sandison’s
goals, Reilly decided that he wanted to get involved
in the act, sealing the victory with a calm finish four
minutes from time.
TEAM P W D L GD PTS
1 Barnsley U18 8 5 1 2 8 16
2 Sheffield United U18 9 5 1 3 4 16
3 Burnley U18 9 4 3 2 2 15
4 Peterborough United U18 9 4 0 5 -7 12
5 Wigan Athletic U18 9 3 1 5 0 10
6 Sheffield Wednesday U18 8 2 3 3 0 9
7 Crewe Alexandra U18 8 2 2 4 -3 8
8 Coventry City U18 7 2 1 4 -2 7
9 Birmingham City U18 8 2 1 5 -4 7
10 Hull City U18 8 1 1 6 -18 4
take the lead at
YOUR HISTORY SUPPORTER
AFTER WE PROUDLY CELEBRATED OUR 90TH ANNIVERSARY IN MAY,
WE’RE HANDING THE SPOTLIGHT OVER TO OUR SUPPORTERS TO LEARN
MORE ABOUT YOUR FAVOURITE MOMENTS IN OUR HISTORY!
Dan with his dad at his first ever
Latics game in September 2004
First Home: Latics 1 Fulham 0 | 29 October 2005
First Away: Wolves 3 Latics 3 | 11 September 2004
First Hero: Hugo Rodallega
How long have you supported Wigan Athletic?
As long as I can remember! My dad gave me the
choice between my local team Wolves or his team
Latics, and I made the correct choice!
What are your earliest memories of supporting
The 3-0 home win over Blackburn Rovers springs
to mind. I tried recreating Emile Heskey’s sublime
finish at home for weeks afterwards.
What’s your favourite ever Latics game?
The FA Cup final by a million miles!
What’s been your favourite Latics kit?
From my lifetime, it has to be the 2018/19 home kit,
but my favourite of all time is the 1995/96 home kit.
Which Latics goal is your all-time favourite and
Ben Watson’s header to win the FA Cup because it
gave us the best day in our club’s history. James
McClean’s away at Charlton Athletic is a recent
Do you have a favourite ever Latics player?
England international, Reece James. The best
player I’ve ever seen at Latics and he’s gone on to
become the best player in the world in his position.
Dan spent weeks trying to
recreate Emile Heskey’s flick
against Blackburn Rovers
Have you ever met a Latics player, and if so how
did it come about?
I met the whole squad in 2014 as part of a Fan
Zone experience. I think I told Ben Watson that I
loved him about 12 times in two minutes!
What’s your matchday routine before kick-off?
Since moving to university, it’s changed as I no
longer travel to the games with my dad. When we
do go up together though, we’ll listen to Fighting
Talk on the radio, then watch the early kick-off at
the Red Robin!
Reece James is Dan’s
favourite ever Latics player
Hugo Rodallega was Dan’s first Latics hero
Who do you go to Latics games with?
My Dad, Keith. He’s been going to games for over 40
years and what he doesn’t know about the club isn’t
worth knowing! Unfortunately, all of my mates back
home are Wolves fans, but I do convince a few of
them to come up here a couple of times a season.
Which is your favourite stand to watch home
games from and why?
The East Stand. ES5 is the place to be!
Where’s the furthest you’ve travelled to watch
Sunderland in the first game of last season. It
was the day after my 18th birthday, so as you can
imagine, it was a very long day!
Favourite away ground, and why?
The Etihad Stadium. Brilliant facilities, a great view
and an easy 3 points!
What is your most treasured Latics possession
Probably my FA Cup Final programme and match
ticket. Jermaine Pennant threw his shirt to me
after a 3-0 defeat at Brentford in May 2015 but that
doesn’t quite top the FA Cup Final memorabilia!
What makes being a Latics supporter so special?
We’re the biggest small club in the world and
nobody does it like we do!
FIXTURES & RESULTS 2022/23
DATE KO/FA OPPOSITION COMP ATT. DATE KO/FA OPPOSITION COMP ATT.
Sat 30 Jul D 0-0 PRESTON NORTH END CHAMP 15,429 Mon 26 Dec 15:00 MIDDLESBROUGH CHAMP
Sat 6 Aug D 1-1 NORWICH CITY CHAMP 25,595 Thu 29 Dec 19:45 SUNDERLAND CHAMP
Tue 9 Aug L 1-0 FLEETWOOD TOWN C CUP 1,761 Mon 2 Jan 15:00 HULL CITY CHAMP
Sat 13 Aug D 1-1 BRISTOL CITY CHAMP 9,822 Sat 14 Jan 15:00 CARDIFF CITY CHAMP
Sat 20 Aug W 0-1 BIRMINGHAM CITY CHAMP 16,013 Sat 21 Jan 15:00 LUTON TOWN CHAMP
Sat 27 Aug L 1-5 BURNLEY CHAMP 14,506 Sat 28 Jan 15:00 WEST BROMWICH ALBION CHAMP
Tue 30 Aug D 1-1 WEST BROMWICH ALBION CHAMP 10,526 Sat 4 Feb 15:00 BLACKBURN ROVERS CHAMP
Sat 3 Sep W 1-2 LUTON TOWN CHAMP 9,885 Sat 11 Feb 15:00 HUDDERSFIELD TOWN CHAMP
Tue 13 Sep W 1-2 HUDDERSFIELD TOWN CHAMP 17,941 Wed 15 Feb 19:45 BRISTOL CITY CHAMP
Sat 17 Sep L 1-0 READING CHAMP 10,113 Sat 18 Feb 15:00 NORWICH CITY CHAMP
Sat 1 Oct W 0-2 ROTHERHAM UNITED CHAMP 10,761 Sat 25 Feb 15:00 PRESTON NORTH END CHAMP
Wed 5 Oct L 2-1 HULL CITY CHAMP 14,669 Sat 4 Mar 15:00 BIRMINGHAM CITY CHAMP
Sat 8 Oct L 1-3 CARDIFF CITY CHAMP 10,340 Sat 11 Mar 15:00 BURNLEY CHAMP
Tue 11 Oct W 0-1 BLACKBURN ROVERS CHAMP 13,611 Tue 14 Mar 19:45 COVENTRY CITY CHAMP
Sat 15 Oct L 2-1 SUNDERLAND CHAMP 37,060 Sat 18 Mar 15:00 WATFORD CHAMP
Wed 19 Oct L 1-4 MIDDLESBROUGH CHAMP 10,226 Sat 1 Apr 15:00 QUEENS PARK RANGERS CHAMP
Sat 22 Oct L 2-1 QUEENS PARK RANGERS CHAMP 16,353 Fri 7 Apr 15:00 SHEFFIELD UNITED CHAMP
Sat 29 Oct L 0-1 WATFORD CHAMP 10,642 Mon 10 Apr 15:00 SWANSEA CITY CHAMP
Wed 2 Nov 19:45 STOKE CITY CHAMP
Sat 15 Apr 15:00 BLACKPOOL CHAMP
Sat 5 Nov 15:00 SWANSEA CITY CHAMP
Tue 18 Apr 20:00 STOKE CITY CHAMP
Tue 8 Nov 19:45 COVENTRY CITY CHAMP
Sat 22 Apr 15:00 MILLWALL CHAMP
Sat 12 Nov 15:00 BLACKPOOL CHAMP
Sat 29 Apr 15:00 READING CHAMP
Sat 10 Dec 15:00 MILLWALL CHAMP
Sat 6 May 15:00 ROTHERHAM UNITED CHAMP
Sat 17 Dec 15:00 SHEFFIELD UNITED CHAMP
*Correct as of 31/10/2022 at 4pm
P W D L F A W D L F A GD PTS
1 Burnley 18 5 4 0 17 8 4 4 1 15 8 +16 35
2 Blackburn Rovers 18 7 0 2 16 7 4 0 5 7 11 +5 33
3 Queens Park Rangers 17 5 2 1 14 7 4 1 4 11 12 +6 30
4 Sheffield United 17 4 3 1 17 8 4 2 3 11 8 +12 29
5 Norwich City 18 5 2 2 17 10 3 2 4 9 10 +6 28
6 Swansea City 17 5 1 3 13 11 3 3 2 10 12 0 28
7 Watford 17 5 1 2 15 9 2 4 3 9 11 +4 26
8 Millwall 17 7 0 2 16 7 1 2 5 6 13 +2 26
9 Luton Town 17 2 5 2 13 11 4 2 2 8 8 +2 25
10 Preston North End 18 2 4 3 4 7 4 3 2 9 8 -2 25
11 Reading 17 6 1 2 14 9 2 0 6 6 16 -5 25
12 Birmingham City 17 3 3 2 10 6 3 2 4 8 9 +3 23
13 Rotherham United 17 4 3 2 16 10 1 4 3 4 10 0 22
14 Bristol City 18 4 2 3 13 9 2 2 5 13 18 -1 22
15 Blackpool 17 3 1 4 12 12 3 3 3 11 14 -3 22
16 Sunderland 17 2 4 2 10 9 3 2 4 12 12 +1 21
17 Cardiff City 17 4 2 2 6 4 2 1 6 7 15 -6 21
18 Hull City 17 4 0 5 9 15 2 2 4 11 17 -12 20
19 Stoke City 17 2 2 4 8 12 3 2 4 10 11 -5 19
20 Wigan Athletic 17 1 3 5 6 16 4 1 3 11 9 -8 19
21 Middlesbrough 17 3 4 2 10 9 1 1 6 10 14 -3 17
22 Coventry City 15 2 1 3 5 6 2 4 3 10 12 -3 17
23 Huddersfield Town 16 4 1 4 10 8 0 2 5 7 14 -5 15
24 West Bromwich Albion 17 1 4 4 11 14 1 4 3 9 10 -4 14
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passing and finishing
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