The Championship fixtures for 2018/19 have been announced and Latics will face Sheffield Wednesday at home on the opening day of the season. This is followed up with an away game at Steve Bruce’s Aston Villa and a home game against Nottingham Forest.
There’ll be plenty of local rivalries during the season with derbies against Preston North End, Blackburn Rovers and Bolton Wanderers.
The derbies are currently scheduled as follows:
Saturday 6 October 2018 – Preston North End (A)
Wednesday 28 November 2018 – Blackburn Rovers (H)
Saturday 1 December 2018 – Bolton Wanderers (A)
Tuesday 12 March 2019 – Blackburn Rovers (A)
Saturday 16 March 2019 – Bolton Wanderers (H)
Monday 22 April 2019 – Preston North End (H)
Christmas and New Year fixtures have Latics away at West Bromwich Albion on Boxing Day, away at Swansea City on December 29th and at home to Sheffield United on New Year’s Day.
Latics will round off the season at home to Millwall on Sunday 5th May 2019.
The full fixture schedule is available on the Wigan Athletic Official website.