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How Wigan's opening day record compares to Bolton, Ipswich, and MK Dons

It’s been a long wait, but Wigan Athletic’s 2021/22 League One campaign is finally set to get underway this weekend.

Friday, 6th August 2021, 3:49 pm

Leam Richardson’s men come up against Sunderland on Saturday afternoon, and will be aiming to get their promotion hopes off to a positive start with a win.

Last season, the Latics were beaten 2-0 by Ipswich Town in the opening match of the campaign, but how are they likely to get on this time around?

The boffins at Bookmakers.tv have been flicking back through the history books to see how every League One club have fared on their 10 most recent opening day outings, and we’ve compiled a league table showcasing the results.

Will it be a positive return to action in the third tier for Richardson’s side, or will it be disappointment at the first hurdle?

Click and scroll through the pages below to read our countdown of all the standings...

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