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Match Report: United Women 3 Brighton & Hove Albion 0

United Women continued their unbeaten start to the season with a comfortable victory over Brighton & Hove Albion at Leigh Sports Village. For the full match report, click HERE.

Job Vacancy: Groundsperson (full-time)

Groundsperson (full-time) Salary £18,584 Leigh Sports Village is a pioneering multi-sector development and is the biggest investment in public sports, recreation and education facilities in the Wigan Borough for many years and has transformed Leigh into one of the finest hubs of activity in the North West. The Village provides state of the art facilities [...]

Match Report: United U23s 3 Liverpool 5

United U23s fell to defeat against rivals Liverpool, but it wasn't for the want of trying in a goal-laden and occasionally fiery encounter at Leigh Sports Village. For the full match report, click HERE.

RLWC2021: Host City Priority Access Sale

With the rugby league family Priority Access Sale now under way for Rugby League World Cup 2021 tickets, the clock is ticking until our Host City Priority Access Sale period begins on Saturday 3rd October 2020. After the riproaring success of over 10,000 fans attending Leigh Sports Village's sole fixture in RLWC2013, this time around [...]

Match Report: United U23s 0 Leicester City 2

United U23s made their Leigh Sports Village bow for the season but Neil Wood's young side fell to a 2-0 defeat to Leicester City. For the full match report, click HERE.

Match Report: United Women 1 Chelsea 1

A sterling performance saw United Women take a point from reigning WSL champions Chelsea as Leigh Sports Village hosted the opening encounter of the new season. For the full match report, click HERE.

Update: Rugby League Season Suspended

The Betfred Super League clubs held a Board meeting via conference call today, attended in part by senior officials of the Rugby Football League, for further discussion of how to respond to the current public health crisis. After the meeting, Robert Elstone (Super League Executive Chairman) and Ralph Rimmer (RFL Chief Executive) issued the following [...]

Ticket Office Closure

Please be aware that Leigh Sports Village Ticket Office is closed until further notice. If you have any ticketing queries, please email or call 01942 487888 during office hours. Tickets for future fixtures are on sale at

LSV Arena 6-a-side Leagues

Please be aware that the LSV Arena 6-a-side leagues have been suspended until further notice. This applies to the leagues on both a Monday evening and Wednesday evening. If you have any queries regarding this, please get in touch by emailing or contact us on 01942 487894

Premier League 2 at Leigh Sports Village; Manchester United U23s v Middlesbrough

Manchester United take on Middlesbrough in a Premier League 2 fixture at Leigh Sports Village on Monday 16th March 2020, (7pm). As usual, this game is free for you to enjoy. All you have to do is click the link below and enter your details complete with the number of tickets you require. There's no [...]