Vital Football

Latest Wigan Atletic News

Walk 96 Will Be At The DW On Saturday

Walk 96 Will Be At The DW On Saturday



A group of Liverpool fans are walking from Hillsborough to Anfield this weekend and they will be calling at the DW Stadium on their way through Wigan

The group, organised by Liverpool supporter Mike Wilson, who was at Hillsborough in the Leppings Lane end on that terrible day back in 1989, are hoping to raise money for the Hillsborough Family Support Group and Hillsborough Justice Campaign

Along with Mike, former Latics loanee Neil Mellor is involved and ex-Widnes RLFC scrum half Bobby Goulding is also joining in on one of the legs of the walk.

The calculated distance of the walk is appropriately 96 miles and will start at the Hillsborough Leppings Lane end on Friday, December 14th at 7.15am, ending at the Hillsborough Memorial at Anfield on Saturday afternoon prior to Liverpool's home fixture with Aston Villa

In order to make the journey extend to 96 miles the group will visit the grounds of Huddersfield, Oldham, Man City, Bury, Bolton, Wigan and Everton en route, they will be at the DW Stadium at 6am on Saturday morning where they will have breakfast before setting off up through Billinge, onto Knowsley and then Goodison Park.

Mike say's - 'The level of support from ordinary people has been utterly humbling. We never cease to be amazed at the strength of feeling and support for the families who have endured so much and remained determined.'

If you'd like more information please visit www.fromthekop.com or email any of the key contacts:

Mike redsmailmike@aol.com
Cherie cherieb@nmcot.fsnet.co.uk
Richard richfitz1989@aol.co.uk







Bookmark and Share



Join The Vital Debate









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





Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Barry Worthington
Date:Wednesday December 12 2012
Time: 12:11PM

Comments

0
Best wishes on teh walk, would love to get down to meet the group but 6am may just be a little too early, we'll see
worbo
12/12/2012 12:16:00
0
Thanks for finding out the info
Wigan Blue
12/12/2012 19:03:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Wigan Athletic Articles

PWU Latics Podcast - We're Gonna Win

This week's Progress With Unity podcast is now available for your listening pleasure.

Any Previous? - Latics v Brentford

The first meeting between the two sides came back in early September 1982 when the Latics ran out 3-2 winners in a Division 3 game at Springfield Park

Meet The Ref - Latics v Brentford - James Adcock

Brentford are in town on Saturday in another vital Championship game, making sure that the players won't be getting too excited will be Nottingham referee James Adcock.

Riley Explains Postponements

It doesn't happen often in the Premier League or Championship thesedays, but League's 1 & 2 still suffer the odd postponement owing to the weather and Mike Riley...

Archived Vital Latics Articles

Vital Latics articles from

Site Journalists

Barry Worthington
Editor email
Profile
Dan Farrimond (JWAW)
no email
Profile
Adam Convery
no email
Profile
Frank Ford
no email
Profile
Noel Wards Leg
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Man Of The Match v Burton
Suggested By: Gordon Honeycomb
Jakob Haugaard4%
Callum Connelly37%
Jake Buxton2%
Dan Burn10%
Stephen Warnock2%
Shaun MacDonald2%
Max Power7%
Sam Morsy33%
Michael Jacobs1%
Yanic Wildschut1%
Will Grigg1%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Newcastle 26 18 1 7 55 29
2 Brighton 25 16 6 3 54 23
3 Leeds Utd 26 15 3 8 48 11
4 Reading 25 14 4 7 46 3
5 Huddersfield 26 14 4 8 46 0
6 Sheff Wed 26 13 6 7 45 6
7 Derby County 26 11 7 8 40 5
8 Fulham 25 10 9 6 39 13
9 Preston 26 11 6 9 39 3
10 Barnsley 26 11 5 10 38 4
11 Norwich 26 11 4 11 37 3
12 Birmingham 26 9 9 8 36 -5
13 Aston Villa 26 8 11 7 35 1
14 Ipswich 26 9 7 10 34 -3
15 Brentford 26 9 6 11 33 0
16 Wolves 26 8 8 10 32 -1
17 Q.P.R. 26 9 5 12 32 -11
18 Cardiff 25 8 6 11 30 -10
19 Bristol City 26 8 3 15 27 -3
20 Forest 26 7 6 13 27 -8
21 Burton 26 6 7 13 25 -10
22 Blackburn 26 6 6 14 24 -12
23 Wigan 26 5 7 14 22 -9
24 Rotherham 26 4 4 18 16 -29
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Vital Football Comment

Recent Wigan Athletic Results (view all)

Wigan Athletic Fixtures (view all)

Jan 21 2017 3:00PM : Brentford (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Jan 29 2017 4:00PM : Manchester United (a)
FA Cup
Feb 3 2017 7:45PM : Sheffield Wednesday (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 7 2017 7:45PM : Norwich City (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 11 2017 3:00PM : Fulham (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 14 2017 7:45PM : Wolverhampton Wanderers (a)
Sky Bet Championship

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Get a Grip!170
2.Moonay124
3.dwdan122
4.hindleymonwafc103
5.king_dezeeuw06101
6.truelatic4eva101
7.BrickLatic98
8.nottinghamlatic78
9.Barry W76
10.scotdave72
Write for Vital Football