Latics fans, semi-final, April 2013

Wigan footie fans hit the pie-way to Wembley-and that's Final!
Wigan soccer fans, hungry for a win at Wembley stadium, had a big appetite for a crucial FA Cup game thanks to the town's Tesco Extra store and local Lancashire companies.

The firms teamed up to produce a "Wigan Survival Kit" to keep home fans happy as they beat Millwall and booked their place in the FA Cup Final against Manchester City at Wembley on May 11th.

Over a thousand supporters were handed a bag of special "survival rations" collated by the town's Wigan Extra store boss Neil Russman as they boarded coaches bound for London. The goodie bags all contained a true taste of Lancashire, including a mouth-watering meat and potato pie donated by Poole's Pies of Wigan Managing Director Neil Court-Johnston, packets of Lancashire Crips sea salt and vinegar flavour supplied by John Fiddler, of Fiddler's Crisps in Burscough and containing vinegar made in Wigan by top company Ellsey's - all washed down with a carton of Vimto supplied by Nichols of Haydock and packets of Uncle Joes Mint Balls - donated by Wigan based William Santus Joint Managing Directors John and Antony Winnard.

Tesco Extra store boss Neil, who also supplied jute Tesco Click & Collect shopping bags for supporters to carry down Wembley Way, said: "It was an historic win - we thought we should do something a bit special to get everyone in the mood to fly the flag for Wigan.

"Now it is Wembley here we come- again!"

Latics fans before setting off to Wembley
Latics fans before setting off to Wembley
Latics fans before setting off to Wembley
Latics fans before setting off to Wembley
Latics fans before setting off to Wembley
Latics fans before setting off to Wembley
Latics fans before setting off to Wembley
Latics fans before setting off to Wembley
Latics fans before setting off to Wembley
Latics fans before setting off to Wembley
Latics fans before setting off to Wembley
Latics fans before setting off to Wembley
Latics fans before setting off to Wembley
Latics fans before setting off to Wembley
Latics fans before setting off to Wembley
Latics fans before setting off to Wembley
Latics fans before setting off to Wembley
Latics fans before setting off to Wembley
Latics fans before setting off to Wembley
Latics fans before setting off to Wembley
Latics fans before setting off to Wembley
Latics fans before setting off to Wembley
Latics fans before setting off to Wembley
Latics fans before setting off to Wembley
Latics fans before setting off to Wembley
Latics fans before setting off to Wembley
Latics fans before setting off to Wembley
Latics fans before setting off to Wembley
Latics fans before setting off to Wembley
Latics fans before setting off to Wembley
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