It’s only two weeks to go til Bobby makes his first appearance at the fans forum as Latics’ manager and we have a pair of tickets to give away in our Fans Forum Competition.

Wigan Athletic in association with Wigan Athletic Supporters Club have announced that the first Roberto Martinez Fans Forum will be held in the DW Sports Fitness Lounge, located in the South Stand of the DW Stadium on Tuesday 17th November at 7pm.

Bobby gave an exclusive interview to Cockney Latic when he left back in 2001 after 6 great years at the club, CLICK HERE to read it.

On what promises to be a memorable and entertaining evening Supporters Club Members will enjoy a massive reduction for tickets to the event that will be hosted by Graham Lovett. Roberto will be taking questions from the floor which he will answer with his usual honesty and candour and of course he will be available afterwards for autographs and pictures.

It is a rare opportunity for fans to get a unique insight into what it is like to be a Premiership manager and how the team are developing. Roberto will look back on his summer return to Latics, the progress of the team and his aspirations for this season and beyond.

Roberto is looking forward to the event and said, “We are all on an incredible journey and everyone knows that returning to Wigan Athletic was a dream of mine. Already, supporters are able to see the way I want the team to play and I look forward to being able to address our great fan base. I look forward to seeing you all on the night.”
Click here for the full story and how to book tickets from the Official Site

Tickets, to include a hot pot supper, can be purchased at the DW Stadium Ticket Office, Latics Club shop or via the Supporters Club before the Fulham game on Sunday 8th November. They are priced at a very reasonable £2 for Supporters Club members or £5 for non-members. That’s right, if you are Supporters Club member you get in for just £2.

The event sold out last season and with this being Roberto’s first forum it is sure to be another popular evening so those wishing to attend should purchase tickets as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

Cockney Latic however has a pair of tickets to give away, just by answering this simple question and emailing the answer to – What year did Roberto Martinez sign for Latics?:
a) 1985
b) 1995
c) 2005
The winner of the pair of tickets, kindly given to us by the club will be drawn from the correct entries that reach us before the deadline of 11.00 p.m. on Saturday 7th November 2009.

Good luck everybody…

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