THE date for The Wire's annual pre-season friendly against Widnes Vikings has been confirmed.

Wolves will face their neighbours in Ryan Atkins' testimonial game on Sunday, January 20, at The Halliwell Jones Stadium, kick off 3pm.

This will be Warrington's only home pre-season friendly before the 2019 campaign and has been moved from its regular slot between Christmas and New Year.

Tickets for the game will go on sale on Saturday, December 1.