Arsenal v Wigan - JG Preview


Arsenal v Wigan - JG Preview

Tomas Rosicky scores against WBA

Arsenal welcome Wigan Athletic to Emirates Stadium for their final home game of the season on Tuesday night.

You can read more about our opponents below.

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


Three facts about Wigan:

  • Wigan are the youngest club in the Premier League, having been formed in 1932
  • The Latics won the FA Cup at the weekend after beating Manchester City 1-0 at Wembley
  • The DW Stadium is named after owner Dave Whelan


Arouna Kone
The Ivorian striker has impressed since joining the club last summer and is Wigan's top scorer this season with 11 league goals to his name. Kone is quick and athletic and will be sure to pose problems for Arsenal's defence if selected on Tuesday.