The club was formed in 1932 following the demise of Wigan Borough the previous year. With Wigan Country, Wigan United and Wigan Town also failing to establish themselves, this was firth time lucky. Wigan hold the record for the biggest cup win by a non-league club over a league club when...
• Div Two: 2003
• Div Three: 1997
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At a mere 76 years old, Wigan Athletic are currently the youngest club in the Barclays Premier League.
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