List of Wigan Athletic F.C. records and statistics

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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.

Club records[edit]



Record results[edit]


Player records[edit]



Transfer fees[edit]

Progressive record fees paid[edit]

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

Progressive record fees received[edit]

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


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.



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