Wigan Athletic Football Club:
Ex Premier League Players
Welcome to the Wigan Athletic legends page – the gateway to information on ex Wigan Athletic players who have played in the Premier League.
In addition to information on ex Wigan Athletic players we have also added Wigan Athletic’s Premier League statistics which include the top Wigan Athletic scorers in the Premier League, most Premier League appearances by a Wigan Athletic player and also Wigan Athletic football club’s final league position for each year that they have featured in the English Premier League.
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Chris Kirkland – Premier League Appearances: 189 | Clean Sheets: 38
Ex Liverpool, Wigan Athletic and Coventry City goalkeeper Chris Kirkland retired from playing professionally in 2016 after a brief spell at League One side Bury. Read More..
Stephane Henchoz – Premier League Appearances: 243 | Goals Scored: 0
It’s very rare to see a Swiss player in the English Premier League but Stephane Henchoz was a fan’s favourite at every club he played for, especially Liverpool where he formed a strong defensive partnership with Sami Hyypia. Read More..
Arjan de Zeeuw – Premier League Appearances: 146 | Goals Scored: 5
A model professional within the game and highly regarded amongst the fans of all of the English Premier League clubs he played for, Arjan De Zeeuw retired from playing in 2009. Read More..
Premier League Appearances: 292
Goals Scored: 10
Mario Melchiot – Premier League Appearances: 284 | Goals Scored: 6
A huge fan’s favourite at both Chelsea and Wigan Athletic, Mario Melchiot finally retired from playing in 2010 after a spell in Qatar with Umm Salal. Read More..
Kevin Kilbane – Premier League Appearances: 325 | Goals Scored: 15
After a distinguished domestic and international career in which he earned 110 caps, Kevin Kilbane retired from playing in 2012 whilst playing for Coventry City. Read More..
Jason Roberts – Premier League Appearances: 221 | Goals Scored: 36
After a 17 year career playing at the top level, Jason Roberts had to retire whilst playing for Reading in 2014 because of a recurring hip injury. Read More..
Jimmy Bullard – Premier League Appearances: 90 | Goals Scored: 15
A hugely likeable character, Jimmy Bullard’s football career was cut short in 2012 due to problems with his knees. Read More..
Marcus Bent – Premier League Appearances: 215 | Goals Scored: 40
After turning out for nine different clubs in the Premier League, Marcus Bent retired from playing in 2012 after a short spell in the Indonesia Super League with Mitra Kukar. Read More..
Emile Heskey – Premier League Appearances: 516 | Goals Scored: 110
Highly regarded at every club he played for and one of the few players who have scored over 100 goals in the Premier League, Emile Heskey retired from playing in 2016 after two seasons playing in the Championship with Bolton Wanderers. Read More..
Wigan Athletic Premier League Statistics
This table shows the players who have made the most Premier League appearances for Wigan Athletic and the top goalscorers for Wigan Athletic in the Premier League.
Top EPL Goalscorers Goals Most EPL Appearances Games Hugo Rodallega 24 Emmerson Boyce 194 Henri Camara 20 Maynor Figueroa 179 Charles N'Zogbia 16 Paul Scharner 159 Paul Scharner 14 Chris Kirkland 131 Franco Di Santo 13 James McCarthy 115 Emile Heskey 12 Hugo Rodallega 112 Arouna Kone 11 Ali Al Habsi 101 Emmerson Boyce 11 Gary Caldwell 100 Amr Zaki 10 Mario Melchiot 97 Ben Watson 10 Titus Bramble 96
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