Arsenal face Wigan Athletic in the Premier League at the DW Stadium on Saturday.

But how much do you know about our Premier League rivals?

Wigan Athletic

Full name: Wigan Athletic
Manager: Roberto Martinez
Club colours: Blue shirts, white shorts, blue socks
Nickname(s): The Latics

Three facts about Wigan Athletic:

  • Wigan were only formed in 1932, making them the youngest club in the Premier League.
  • They have played at the DW Stadium since 1999, sharing with rugby league outfit Wigan Warrirors
  • Manager Roberto Martinez played for the club from 1995-2001

Hugo Rodallega

Hugo Rodallega

The striker has been linked with a move to Arsenal for some time now, thanks to his impressive career with Wigan. Rodallega moved to the Premier League from Necaxa in 2009, and the Colombian international has scored 19 league goals in his last two seasons.

Remember, if you're not going to the DW Stadium, why not watch it with other Arsenal fans at our exclusive Members' screening?


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1 Dec 2011