Date:Thursday March 15 2012
A Wigan Athletic Legends team is set to take to the field against Golborne Sports Club in a benefit game to raise funds for a local woman who is suffering from Motor Neurone Disease.
The game will take place on Friday May 4th with a 7pm kick-off, an easy way to remember the date of this fixture is the old Star Wars pun, 'May the 4th be with you!'
Angela Charles was diagnosed with MND shortly before Christmas, in some cases this illness can be quite aggressive, unfortunately Angela is one of those cases. It is quite apparent that her home will need some structural changes so that it can be adapted to make her life more comfortable and help her family manage her condition.
There is a utility room that needs to be converted to a wet room to allow her to shower and have toilet facilities on the ground floor of her home, other changes and adaptions are also needed so that she can move around the house freely in a wheelchair.
There are no funds or benefits available from social services for this work to be carried out. Angie's husband Ray has had to finish work in order to care for his wife full time, so obviously their finances are stretched to the limit.
Ray Charles has been associated with Golborne Sports Club for over 20 years, he has represented the club on the football field at various levels and is currently a member of the vets squad, former Latics player Kevin Langley knows Ray through both their associations with Golborne Sports, Kev wants to help out in some way and has come up with the idea of the benefit game.
As advertised the game will be played on Friday the 4th May, it will take place at Golborne Sports Club, Stone Cross Lane, Lowton, kick-off time will be 7pm, admission for the game is just £3 for over 12's. Kids will be allowed in free.
More details as to the confirmed squad will be published closer to the time
Latics and Proud
Fancy writing an article about the Latics? Why not get in touch, we are always looking for new contributors, after all we are all Latics fans here and want to get the Latics message to the world, so if you have a favourite match or Latics memory get it jotted down, or whatever you want to say put it into an email and send it to us here at Vital Wigan
To get your article published just click here and we will put it onto the site
Date:Thursday March 15 2012
Ali Al Habsi Joins Brighton On Loan (Friday October 31 2014)
12th Man - Let's Put The Frighteners On Fulham (Friday October 31 2014)
Any Previous? Latics v Fulham (Thursday October 30 2014)
PWU Latics Podcast - A Ghost In My House (Thursday October 30 2014)
James McClean Named In Rep of Ireland Squad (Wednesday October 29 2014)
Fixture Change - Boro Away Day Brought Forward (Wednesday October 29 2014)
Roger Espinoza Vital Man Of The Match v Derby (Wednesday October 29 2014)
Vital Office Party Tickets - Supporting Alder Hey (Tuesday October 28 2014)
Latics To Go All Star Trek With Brighton Beam Back (Tuesday October 28 2014)
Meet The Ref - Latics v Fulham - James Adcock (Tuesday October 28 2014)
|18. Leeds Utd||14||4||4||6||-4||16|
|On this day : 2009
» Blackpool : 31/10/2014 22:04:00
|Talking point: who is to blame
» Blackpool : 31/10/2014 21:11:00
|Team news v Ipswich
» Blackpool : 31/10/2014 21:00:00
|Oyston glad to get positivity
» Blackpool : 31/10/2014 20:52:00
|Clark : I can keep blackpool up
» Blackpool : 31/10/2014 20:40:00