Baker Boy says, "we never did have much to do with the mancs or scousers."
However, Wigan was always supported by Liverpool aristocracy and businessmen. Wigan is well connected to Liverpool and is even in Liverpool diocese.
Parts of Merseyside have Wigan postcodes. Are they in Lancashire?
Parts of Wigan have Warrington, Cheshire postcodes. Are they in Cheshire?
Parts of Wigan have St.Helens telephone code and parts of St.Helens have Wigan telephone code.
It could be said that Wigan has six telephone codes and three postcodes, covering five counties!