DW Stadium

Key Facts

Address Robin Park, Newtown, Wigan WN5 0UZ
Capacity 25,138 seats
Build Date 1999
Record Attendance 25,023

DW Stadium Wigan

Description

The JJB Stadium was built in 1999 in Wigan, the UK. It is shared by the both Wigan Warriors and Wigan Athletic, the clubs that actually invested in the stadium 13 million and 3 million respectively. The total costs for the construction were 30 million, and the rest of the money was given by Wigan MBC, sport England, and JJB.

The stadium is suitable for 25,138 fans. The highest attendance at the JJB was 25,023. It was recorded in 2006 during the football match with Liverpool F.C. The record attendance of rugby league was noted in 2004 when 25,011 people visited the game between the UK and Australian clubs.

Away Fans

During both football and rugby matches, away fans feel comfortable in the North Stand, which is suitable for around 5,400 people.

Refreshments

All of the stands of the stadium have different refreshment bars, where spectators can get food and drinks. It is not allowed to smoke at the JJB Stadium.

Program and Fanzine Prices

There are matchday programmes of Wigan Athletic available at £3.00. The matchday programmes of Wigan Warriors are available at £2.50.

Pubs

The Marquee is a perfect place for away fans. It is found beneath the North Stand. Another great pub for away fans is ‘Red Robin.’

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