UK time is: 20:28:00
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

JJB goes non-smoking

All Wigan Athletic and Wigan Warriors matches at The JJB Stadium will be completely non-smoking in both the seating areas and on the concourse from the next home game against the Addicks on the 17th of December.

Quotes from the official site

Dave Whelan

'I think that it will improve the overall comfort of the majority of the public coming to the JJB. The concourse areas become very smoky when there are several thousand people in each stand, which is a problem which affects most major sporting venues. We feel this is a very important issue and it has now been addressed. The safety and comfort of our customers is of paramount importance to myself, Brenda and everyone at the club. I am sure this move will be welcomed by the majority of people attending events at the stadium.'

Brenda Spencer

'In line with many other Premiership clubs who have taken similar steps, and in the interests of the comfort and health and safety of all the fans who come to watch football at the JJB, we have decided to make the stadium no-smoking. We are confident that most people will support the idea.

'There have been a number of complaints from members of the public about the smoke in the concourse areas during matches and we feel this is the right move forwards.'




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!

The Journalist

Writer:  Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday November 29 2005

Time: 12:31PM

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Wigan Athletic Articles

The Team Sheets - Huddersfield v Latics (Tuesday September 16 2014)

Big Game Preview - Huddersfield v Latics (Tuesday September 16 2014)

Any Previous? - Huddersfield v Latics (Monday September 15 2014)

Meet The Ref - Huddersfield v Latics (Monday September 15 2014)

Frank's Focus - Championship Round Up (Monday September 15 2014)

Blackburn 3 Latics 1 - Big Game Report (Sunday September 14 2014)

Stats: Blackburn Rovers v Wigan Athletic (Saturday September 13 2014)

Archived Wigan Athletic Articles

List All Vital Latics Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

1. worbo 105
2. Oscarbon 61
3. loudmouthblue 56
4. hindleymonwafc 50
5. Thorpyness 42
6. lathamwafc 39
7. Noel Wards Leg 37
8. bensourhero 29
9. legolad 27
10. russialatic 27

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Cardiff 1 - 0 Wigan
Wigan 1 - 0 Blackpool
Wigan 2 - 2 Reading
Wigan 4 - 0 Birmingham
Charlton 2 - 1 Wigan
Blackburn 3 - 1 Wigan

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
13. Bournemouth 6 2 2 2 3 8
14. Ipswich 6 2 2 2 1 8
15. Cardiff 6 2 2 2 0 8
16. Wigan 6 2 1 3 1 7
17. Brighton 6 2 1 3 0 7
18. Rotherham 6 2 1 3 -3 7
19. Leeds Utd 6 2 1 3 -5 7

Breaking League News

The Team Sheets - Huddersfield v Latics
Wigan : 16/09/2014 18:50:00
Shall You Tell Him or Shall I?
Fulham : 16/09/2014 18:03:00
LUFC Leeds a big price to pip the cherries
Leeds Utd : 16/09/2014 18:00:00
Match Report From Kid's Corner: Forest v Derby
Forest : 16/09/2014 17:31:00
Forest : 16/09/2014 17:01:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Who Wil Win Tonight?
Suggested By:  Alma Baldwin
Latics 51%
Huddersfield Town 12%
Draw 37%