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LFA SENIOR CUP PREVIEW: WIGAN ATHLETIC V BOLTON WANDERERS

10 November 2014

Latics' Development Squad host Bolton at Robin Park in LFA Cup.

  • Latics v Bolton at Robin Park, Tuesday 11 November.
  • Latics on top in 2013/14 meeting with 2-1 win.
  • Winner faces Blackburn or Man United.

Wigan Athletic v Bolton Wanderers
Lancashire FA Senior Cup - Quarter Final
Tuesday 11 November 2014, kick off 2.00pm
Robin Park Arena


Team News

Latics: Nicholls, Burke, Lambert, Cvetkovic, Rogne, Wilson, Jennings, Hamilton, Cosgrove, Johnson, Flores
Subs: Absalom, Balogun, Robles, Baxendale

Bolton: Fitzsimmons, Maher, Moxey, Threlkeld, Wheater, Campbell-Young, Lester, Trotter, Mason, Wilkinson, Hall
Subs: Taylor, Jaaskelainen, Sellers, Clough, Woolery

Preview

The Development Squad head into this local derby with mixed fortunes as of late, having won, lost and drawn in their previous three games.

Last time out saw a 3-3 draw played out at Christopher Park against Tranmere Rovers in the Final Third Development League, having lost to Port Vale the week before, following on from an impressive 3-1 away win at Nottingham Forest in the Under 21 Premier League Cup.

Opponents Bolton approach the clash having draw their last three games in a row, but are unbeaten since 29 September.

LFA Cup

The two sides enter the competition at this stage after byes in the first round.  Latics and Bolton met in the 2013/14 semi-final back in April, with a penalty from Tim Chow and late strike from Ryan Jennings claiming a 2-1 victory.

Latics went on to meet Bury in the final in August, drawing 1-1 but losing out 4-2 in the resulting penalty shootout.

The winner of this tie will go on to face either Blackburn Rovers or Manchester United in the semi-final.

Follow the action

Admission for the game at Robin Park is £5 for adults and £3 for Under 16s.

You can also follow the game live with our free interactive service Latics Wall, bringing you minute-by-minute text commentary and debate.

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

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