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19 October 2013

Latics return to action with early kick off at Bloomfield Road.

Wigan Athletic continue their efforts in the Championship with a sold out trip to sixth place Blackpool in a second consecutive northwest derby, following the 2-1 victory against Blackburn Rovers last time out at the DW Stadium.

Last time Latics travelled to Blackpool, in 2011, supporters followed in force and they will once again, with 2,300 fans making the journey to Bloomfield Road.

If you've not got a ticket for the game then there's no reason to miss out on the action, as we'll provide our regular match day commentary and updates.


Get close to the action and get together with fellow supporters from around the world with our live text commentary service Cover it Live by [clicking here].

Our host brings you updates from the game and will lead debate among fans, discussing the talking points of the game and all things Latics.

So far this season Cover it Live has seen supporters from countries such as Spain, USA, Australia and many more following the game in what has become a growing online community.

You can also receive team news, major incident and goal updates on Twitter via @LaticsOfficial and half time and full time updates on

Get involved with us on Instagram too by searching for laticsofficial, as we bring you the latest photos from inside the club!


As usual we'll also have live match commentary from the stadium as Latics Player's Paul Chialton and Neill Rimmer take you through the game, available by [clicking here].

Following the game Latics Player will also bring you reaction from the manager and selected players as well as match highlights and it's all available at a rate of less than 10p per day.

You can sign up to the service by [clicking here].


Take a look at some of the great content on this week in the lead up to today's match.

Manager Owen Coyle's words ahead of the game are available by [clicking here] and Jordi Gomez tells us how he hopes to face his former Espanyol team mate Angel [here].

We also have our match preview, exclusive interviews with Ryan Shotton and former Tangerine Stephen Crainey, plus our Photo Memories series continues, as we look at some of the previous games against Blackpool in pictures.

Team news for the game will be available approximately an hour before kick off here on the website and via Twitter and Facebook.

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