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11 March 2014

Shaun Maloney set to be in action for Wigan Athletic against Morecambe in the Final Third Development League Cup.

Wigan Athletic play their last game of the Final Third Development League Cup group stage, knowing that a draw or win will see them qualify for the semi-final.

Morecambe v Wigan Athletic
Final Third Development League Cup
Group C
Wednesday 12 March 2014, kick off 1.30pm
Christopher Park

** Please note this game is behind closed doors. **

Team News

Morecambe: Arestidou, Edwards, Bell, McGee, Doyle, Diagne, Dunleavy, McCready, Watson, Williams, Marshall
Subs: Kitchen (GK), Holness, Lewis, Bailey, Woods

Latics: Nicholls, Rogne, Garcia, Holgersson, Caldwell, Kiernan, Phillips, Fyvie, Andres, Maloney, Jennings
Subs: Chow, Meadows, Antelmi, Wilson, Hamilton

Match Preview

Latics head into the game against Morecambe in fourth place in Group C of the Final Third Development League Cup, level on six points with Tranmere Rovers (3rd) Fleetwood Town (2nd) and Carlisle United (1st), but with the three teams above having played all of their games, Latics need just a draw or victory against 5th placed Morecambe to qualify for the semi-final.

In the three previous games in the competition, Latics have won twice, beating Tranmere Rovers and Carlisle United, but falling to a 2-0 defeat against Fleetwood Town.

Latics head into the game off the back of a 2-0 victory away to Wrexham, which saw them stay top of the Final Third Development League by one point.

Follow The Game

As usual we will have live updates from Christopher Park on Latics Wall, with photos from the training ground, team news and debate as Latics look to secure their place in the semi-final. [Click here] to access Latics Wall and follow the game for FREE!

Goal and major incident updates will also be available on Twitter with @LaticsOfficial

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