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Wigan Athletic vs Preston North End Match Preview

20 April 2019

North End make just their fifth competitive visit to the DW Stadium this Easter Monday, as they look to take another three points from a local derby.

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Ticket Information: Wigan Athletic

20 April 2019

It will be the 45th game between Wigan Athletic and the Lilywhites since they came into the late 1970s, with PNE looking to extend their record of 18 wins to the hosts 12.

The two sides met back in October, with a thumping 4-0 win for PNE, with Callum Robinson grabbing a brace and Tom Barkhuizen and Paul Gallagher also on the scoresheet, in a game where the visitors were reduced to ten men after 56 minutes, following a red card for Darron Gibson for a foul on Ben Pearson.

However, the Latics will be full of confidence going into this one, having once again played with ten men at the weekend, but despite that overcoming promotion-chasing Leeds United at Elland Road, thanks to a Gavin Massey brace either side of half-time, so this should be a entertaining affair.

Ticket Information
Over 2,500 tickets have been sold from North End’s full allocation of 4,240 tickets for our clash with Wigan Athletic at the DW Stadium on Easter Monday…

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Ref Watch
For our third Lancashire derby of the season, one of the most experienced Championship officials, Andy Madley, will take charge of a North End this Monday, as we travel to face Wigan Athletic at the DW Stadium…

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Memorable Match
Nearly 20 years ago, Michael Jackson scored the winning goal at the then JJB Stadium that set PNE on their way to promotion…

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Opposition View
After a stunning away win at Leeds United at the weekend, Wigan Athletic manager Paul Cook said his side could enjoy their weekend and look ahead to entertaining the Lilywhites on Easter Monday…

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Team News
Manager Alex Neil is still likely to be without almost a full team of players for the short Easter Monday trip to face Wigan Athletic at the DW Stadium…

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Match Coverage
If you can’t make the trip to the DW Stadium on Easter Monday, don’t worry, we have you covered with every minute of action available through our media channels…

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Alex Neil’s Thoughts
Preston North End manager Alex Neil says that he always makes a very special point of stressing the importance of derby games

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Callum Robinson Preview
After missing four months of the season through injury, three goals in his last two games have seen Callum Robinson climb back to the top of the goalscoring charts at Preston North End…

Click here to hear from the forward ahead of the clash with the Latics

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