Wigan captain Sam Morsy says the players are determined to ensure they stay in the Championship, despite being given a 12-point deduction for going into administration.
Wigan scored seven times in the first half on their way to an 8-0 mauling of Hull City in the Sky Bet Championship on Tuesday
Wigan Athletic's administrators have launched an appeal against the club's 12-point deduction, while Wigan Warriors intend to bid for the stricken football club.
Wigan Athletic Supporters Club lit up the DW Stadium on Monday night in a show of support over the stricken club's precarious financial situation.
Wigan Athletic's administration under their owners Next Level Fund consortium will be investigated by lawyers.