The Town End at Springfield Park in 1982
Chart of yearly table positions since Wigan's election into the Football League
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.
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.
Wigan Athletic's first Premier League match against Chelsea
Former Wigan player Roberto Martínez managed the club to victory in the 2013 FA Cup Final, their first major honour.
Members of the Wigan Athletic board holding the FA Cup trophy following the club's victory at the 2013 Final
David Sharpe and Will Grigg celebrating Wigan's promotion from League One to the Championship in 2016
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.

It was the home ground of Wigan Athletic F.C. until the club moved to the new JJB Stadium (now DW Stadium) after the 1998–99 season.

- Springfield Park (Wigan)

Founded in 1932, they have played at the 25,138-seat DW Stadium since 1999, before which they played at Springfield Park.

- Wigan Athletic F.C.

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All Saints' Church was substantially rebuilt between 1845 and 1850.

Wigan

Large town in Greater Manchester, England, on the River Douglas.

Large town in Greater Manchester, England, on the River Douglas.

All Saints' Church was substantially rebuilt between 1845 and 1850.
Wigan Lane monument
Trencherfield Mill is an example of one of Wigan's mills being converted for modern use.
Wigan Civic Centre
The seal of Wigan was in use from the 17th century until 1922.
Wigan Town Hall
Aerial view of Wigan town centre
Grand Arcade Shopping Centre, Town Centre
Museum of Wigan Life
The Boer War memorial in Mesnes Park
Latics and Warriors share the DW Stadium
Wigan International-standard pool, demolished 2008
George Formby, Jr in France during WWII
Wigan North Western railway station
The redeveloped Wigan bus station in 2018

The DW Stadium is home to Wigan Athletic Football Club and Wigan Warriors Rugby League Football Club.

The Latics moved into the stadium upon its completion in 1999 from their former home, Springfield Park.

Wigan Borough F.C.

English football club from the town of Wigan, Lancashire.

English football club from the town of Wigan, Lancashire.

Though they lost the match against Sheffield Wednesday 3–1, a Springfield Park record 30,443 crowd saw the game.

The following year, Wigan's Mayor chaired a public meeting at Queens Hall which resulted in the founding of Wigan Athletic.

All Saints' Church was substantially rebuilt between 1845 and 1850.

Wigan County F.C.

The first attempt to establish a football club to represent Wigan at national level.

The first attempt to establish a football club to represent Wigan at national level.

All Saints' Church was substantially rebuilt between 1845 and 1850.

They were the first football team to play their games at Springfield Park and would be followed by Wigan United, Wigan Town, Wigan Borough and Wigan Athletic.

DW Stadium

Stadium in Robin Park, in Wigan, within the Metropolitan Borough of Wigan, Greater Manchester, England.

Stadium in Robin Park, in Wigan, within the Metropolitan Borough of Wigan, Greater Manchester, England.

The JJB Stadium logo (1999-2009)
A view of the DW Stadium, from the bridge crossing the Leeds and Liverpool Canal
The DW Stadium logo 2009–2018
The record attendance at the DW Stadium was on the final day of the 2007–08 Premier League, where Manchester United were crowned champions after beating Wigan Athletic
The final home Test for Great Britain against New Zealand, played at the stadium in 2007
The Wigan skyline, featuring the stadium
Average and highest attendances for Wigan Athletic at the stadium since the 2000–01 season
Average and highest attendances for the Wigan Warriors at the stadium

It is used by Wigan Athletic football club and Wigan Warriors rugby league club, the rugby league club having a 50 years lease on tenancy to play games at the stadium.

Wigan Athletic and Wigan Warriors moved into it from their long-term homes of Springfield Park and Central Park respectively.