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List of Wigan Athletic F.C. records and statistics

Wigan Athletic Football Club is a professional football team based in Wigan, Greater Manchester. The club was formed in 1932, and joined the Football League in 1978. Wigan Athletic currently compete in the second tier of English football, the Football League Championship. In 2014/2015 Wigan was relegated to the football's third tier League one.

Contents

Club recordsEdit

MatchesEdit

FirstsEdit

Record resultsEdit

AttendancesEdit

Player recordsEdit

AppearancesEdit

  • Youngest player ever : Jensen Weir, aged 15 years, on 7 November 2017.[4]
  • Oldest player ever: Dave Beasant, 43 years, 235 days, v Doncaster Rovers, 12 November 2002.[5]
  • Most League appearances: Kevin Langley, 317, 1981–1986 & 1990–1994.[3]
  • Most consecutive League appearances: Jimmy Bullard, 123, January 2003 to December 2005.[3]

GoalscorersEdit

Transfer feesEdit

Progressive record fees paidEdit

Date Player Bought from Fee
January 1982   Eamonn O'Keefe   Everton £65,000
July 1995   Chris Lightfoot   Chester City £87,500
November 1995   Kevin Sharp   Leeds United £100,000
July 1996   Graeme Jones   Doncaster Rovers £150,000
April 1997   Roy Carroll   Hull City £350,000
October 1998   Simon Haworth   Coventry City £600,000
March 2001   Lee McCulloch   Motherwell £700,000
September 2001   Tony Dinning   Wolverhampton Wanderers £750,000
March 2002   Nathan Ellington   Bristol Rovers £1,200,000
January 2004   Jason Roberts   West Bromwich Albion £2,000,000
August 2005   Henri Camara   Wolverhampton Wanderers £3,000,000
July 2006   Emile Heskey   Birmingham City £5,500,000
January 2009   Charles N'Zogbia   Newcastle United £7,000,000

Progressive record fees receivedEdit

Date Player Sold to Fee
February 1980   Joe Hinnigan Sunderland £130,000
February 1986   Warren Aspinall Everton £150,000
August 1991   Peter Atherton Coventry City £329,000
July 2001   Roy Carroll Manchester United £2,500,000
August 2005   Nathan Ellington West Bromwich Albion £3,000,000
August 2006   Pascal Chimbonda Tottenham Hotspur £4,500,000
August 2007   Leighton Baines Everton £6,000,000
January 2009   Wilson Palacios Tottenham Hotspur £12,000,000
June 2009   Antonio Valencia Manchester United £16,000,000

NotesEdit

A. ^ Wigan paid Newcastle United £6 million for N'Zogbia, with Ryan Taylor (valued at £1 million) transferring to Newcastle in a part-exchange deal.

ReferencesEdit

General

  • Hayes, Dean (1996). The Latics: The Official History of Wigan Athletic F.C. Harefield: Yore Publications. ISBN 1-874427-91-7.

Specific

  1. ^ Hayes. The Latics: The official history of Wigan Athletic F.C. p. 48.
  2. ^ Hayes. The Latics: The official history of Wigan Athletic F.C. p. 63.
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k "Records & Honours". Wigan Athletic F.C. Archived from the original on 4 November 2012. Retrieved 2 October 2012.
  4. ^ "Latics A-Z : Alan Mahon to Steve Nugent". Ye Olde Tree and Crown. Retrieved 24 January 2011.[permanent dead link]
  5. ^ "Jewell: 'Beasant Will Start'". Retrieved 24 January 2011.
  6. ^ "Springfield Spark". 22 July 2009. Archived from the original on 16 July 2011. Retrieved 13 February 2011.