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Photo-a-Day  (Friday, 20th February, 2009)

Leigh Sports Village

Leigh Sports Village
The new stadium

Photo: Dave  (Nikon D3 - Nikon 14-24mm AF-S F2.8)
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Comment by: dingerbell on 20th February 2009 at 07:07

It looks as though it is square.
Will it be Wigan RFC's home ground?

Comment by: Dave on 20th February 2009 at 13:50

Wigan playing in Leigh?

Erm... I've just rung Satan and there's no sign of any snow down there yet :)

Comment by: Carol on 20th February 2009 at 17:59

It's so much nicer than the JJB - can the warriors move there - lay on buses from the station or outside the JJB :)

Comment by: joseph c. on 20th February 2009 at 18:00

it wouldnt surprise me if both local clubs ended up sharing this ground in the future.

Comment by: Dave lewis on 20th February 2009 at 21:43

Nice arena, Leigh hate wigan could be some fun there, does anyone know the capacity.

Comment by: Ernest Pyke on 21st February 2009 at 07:11

Dave lewis, Per Wikipedia :-
The following facilities are currently available at the Leigh Sports Village:
A multi-use 12,700 capacity outdoor stadium
A gymnasium, sports hall and swimming pool
A 400 metre running track with a covered sprinting facility and club house
Residential housing
Commercial office space
A campus for the Leigh branch of the Wigan and Leigh College
Multi-use floodlit 3rd generation artificial and grass pitches
A new pavilion and club house for Leigh East ARLFC
A 150 room, 4-star hotel

Comment by: cool 56 on 23rd February 2009 at 22:54

it reminds us of what the pitch looked like before the match. you could of done a before and after shot? :o)

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