Valencia playing for Ecuador in 2017
Chart of yearly table positions since Wigan's election into the Football League
Valencia taking on Arsenal's Gaël Clichy for Wigan Athletic in 2008
Local entrepreneur Dave Whelan acquired the club in 1995, providing funds to move into the JJB Stadium, now named the DW Stadium after Whelan's sports shops, DW Sports.
Valencia playing against CSKA Moscow during his first season at Manchester United
To signify the involvement of the local authority, Wigan Metropolitan Borough Council, Wigan Athletic have used their coat of arms as their club crest, from 1989 to 2008.
Valencia taking a corner kick in the 2–2 draw away to Fulham on 22 August 2010
Wigan Athletic's first Premier League match against Chelsea
Valencia in training on a pre-season tour of South Africa in July 2012
Former Wigan player Roberto Martínez managed the club to victory in the 2013 FA Cup Final, their first major honour.
Valencia (right) during a Europa League game against FC Rostov in 2017
Members of the Wigan Athletic board holding the FA Cup trophy following the club's victory at the 2013 Final
Valencia lining up for Ecuador in 2007
David Sharpe and Will Grigg celebrating Wigan's promotion from League One to the Championship in 2016
Valencia (left) in action against Peru
Wigan Athletic chairman Talal Al Hammad
Warm-up at the DW Stadium.
Antonio Valencia's £16 million sale to Manchester United in 2009 is the largest transfer involving Wigan Athletic.

He only made two league appearances for the Spanish side in between loan spells at Recreativo for the 2005–06 season and later English Premier League club Wigan Athletic from 2006 to 2008.

- Antonio Valencia

During the close season, Wigan sold many players who had starred in their first season in the Premier League, such as Jimmy Bullard, Jason Roberts and Stéphane Henchoz, while bringing in replacements including Emile Heskey, Denny Landzaat, Chris Kirkland and Antonio Valencia.

- Wigan Athletic F.C.

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