// SPRINGFIELD PARK
Wigan became sub-tenants of Springfield Park, which they shared with Wigan United AFC , playing their first game there on 14 September 1901. On this occassion a crowd of 4000 saw them beat Morecambe 12-0. During this season Wigan won the Lancashire Senior Competition.
Designed by architect R.T. Johnson, Springfield Park cost £16,000 to build, and was owned by The Wigan Trotting and Athletic Grounds Company Ltd.
Wigan's record crowd at the ground was 10000 on 19 March 1902, when they beat Widnes. The last match took place on 28 April, 1902 when they defeated the Rest of Lancashire Senior Competition.