The DW Stadium is located in Robin Park, Wigan within the Metropolitan Borough of Wigan, Greater Manchester, England. The ground is owned and managed by Wigan Football Company Limited, which is 85% owned by Wigan Athletic and 15% owned by Wigan local authority. It is used by Wigan Athletic FC and Wigan Warriors rugby league club, the rugby league club having a 50 years lease on tenancy to play games at the stadium. Built and opened in 1999, it is named after its main sponsor, DW Sports Fitness. In UEFA matches, it is called Wigan Athletic Stadium due to UEFA regulations on sponsorship. Wigan Athletic moved into it from their long-term home of Springfield Park. Its current capacity is 25,138—seated in four single-tier stands.
Location: Loire Drive, Robin Park, Wigan, England
Public Transport: Wigan Wallgate station and Wigan North Western train station are both a casual 20 minute walk away from the DW Stadium
Springfield Park was a multi-purpose stadium in Wigan, Greater Manchesterand the home ground of Wigan Athletic FC until the club moved to the new DW Stadium after the 1998–99 season. At its largest, the stadium held 40,000. In its 102-year existence the ground only saw 32 years as a Football League venue, 11 years for Wigan Borough FC. and 21 years for Wigan Athletic FC, before it was demolished to make way for a housing estate in 1999.
Capacity: 40,000 (maximum)