Wigan confident of breaking

The Wigan Club are confident of breaking the attendance record for a Good Friday game against St Helens last set on Good Friday 2001 at 21,073.The Club have already sold 19,500 tickets in advance of the game and are expecting in excess of 22,000 on the day.

Commenting on the game, Wigan Chairman, Maurice Lindsay said " All the signs are there to set a new Good Friday attendance record for the JJB Stadium. St Helens have sold over 5000 tickets and we expect more to arrive on the day. St Helens performance against Wakefield has clearly excited their fans and they will be expecting to do well on Good Friday. We will have at least 15,000 of our own fans urging our lads to do well in spite of our injury problems so we are set for a blockbuster."

The game has a 12.30pm kick-off with turnstiles open at 11am. Tickets are still available by contacting the JJB Stadium Ticket Office on 0870 11 22 552 and also at the Knowsley Road Ticket Office.