DW Stadium

Capacity25 138
Country England
CityWigan
ClubsWigan Athletic
Other names JJB Stadium (1999-2009)
Inauguration 04.08.1999
Cost Ł30 mln
Design Alfred McAlpine
Record attendance 25 133 (Wigan - Manchester United, 2008)
Address Robin Park, Newtown, Wigan WN5 0UZ

Description: DW Stadium

The ground was built in 1999 at a cost of around Ł30 mln. From the start it was planned to accommodate both the football side Wigan Athletic and rugby team Wigan Warriors. Four stands without corners were raised with roof thruses - most distinctive feature of the stadium - being supported at the cornersides. For the first decade of existance JJB sports store chain was the main sponsor and after the company's name changed, so did the one of the stadium's.

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