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In focus: Wigan Athletic

A look at one of MK Dons' 2020/21 opponents...

12 August 2020

Ahead of the 2020/21 season, mkdons.com will be taking a look at each of MK Dons’ Sky Bet League One opponents.

First up, is Wigan Athletic who suffered relegation from the Sky Bet Championship last term after a 12-point deduction imposed after entering administration.

CLUB
Founded: 1932

Nickname: The Latics

Stadium: DW Stadium (25,138 capacity)

Location: Wigan, Greater Manchester

Home colours: Blue and white striped shirts, blue shorts, blue socks

Website: www.wiganathletic.com
Twitter: @LaticsOfficial
Facebook: Wiganathletic
Instagram: @laticsofficial
YouTube: LaticsOfficial

FIRST TEAM
Manager: Vacant

Captain: Sam Morsy (pictured below)

Top appearance maker (2019/20): Jamal Lowe (48)

Top goalscorer (2019/20): Kieffer Moore (10)

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Player of the Year (2019/20): Sam Morsy

Longest-serving player: Sam Morsy (4 years 7 months)

Other notable players: David Marshall, Antonee Robinson, Josh Windass, Joe Garner

LAST SEASON
League position: 23rd, Sky Bet Championship (W15, D14, L17, P47*, GF 57, GA 56)

FA Cup: Round 3

Carabao Cup: Round 1

Leasing.com Trophy: Did not participate

TRANSFERS
In: None

Out: Joe Gelhardt (Leeds United), Jensen Weir (Brighton & Hove Albion), Daniel Gyollai (Peterborough United), Callum Lang (Motherwell, loan), Leon Balogun (Rangers)

HISTORY WITH THE DONS
Dons wins: 0
Last Dons win: N/A
Biggest Dons win: N/A

Draws: 1
Last draw: 3-3, 4 Jan 2014 (DW Stadium)

Wigan wins: 3
Last Wigan win: 5-1, 5 Aug 2017 (DW Stadium)
Biggest Wigan win: 5-1, 5 Aug 2017 (DW Stadium)

PLAYED FOR BOTH
Jimmy Bullard, Ryan Colclough, Devante Cole, Alex Gilbey, Will Grigg, Jack Hendry, Nicky Maynard, Paul Mitchell, Craig Morgan, Lee Nicholls, Sheyi Ojo, Alex Revell, James Tavernier

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2020/21 MATCHES
Fixtures for the 2020/21 season have not been announced.


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