The eagerly anticipated Championship fixtures were announced at 9am this morning with Wigan Athletic travelling to Bristol City on the opening day of the 2016/17 season.
Former manager Owen Coyle returns to the DW Stadium when he brings his Blackburn Rovers team for Latics first home game on Saturday 13 August. On the following Tuesday they have another home fixture against Birmingham City.
Latics complete August with an away fixture at Nottingham Forest and a home game against Queens Park Rangers.
Latics have some mouthwatering fixtures this season and they will travel face Preston North End at Deepdale on Saturday 24 September and play them at home on 18th February.
They will play recently relegated Premier League clubs Norwich City away on 13th September and at home on 31 January, Aston Villa away on 10th December and at home on 18th March and Newcastle United at home on 13th December and away on 1st April.
During the Christmas and New Year holiday period they will play Rotherham United away on Boxing Day, Derby County away on New Years Eve and Huddersfield Town at home on 2nd January.
Latics complete the Championship campaign at home to Leeds United on Sunday 7th May.
The full list of fixtures are available on the Wigan Athletic website.