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LATICS CLASSICS: FREIGHT ROVER TROPHY V BRENTFORD 1985

15 October 2014

Another from the archives as Latics triumph at Wembley in the Freight Rover Trophy final against Brentford.

  • Freight Rover Trophy highlights on YouTube.
  • Latics triumph 3-1 over Brentford at Wembley.
  • Newell, Kelly and Lowe goals give Latics win.



In the build-up to Wigan Athletic v Brentford at the DW Stadium on Saturday 18 October we look back at the classic game between ourselves and the Bees.

Latics triumphed 3-1 on 1 June 1985 at Wembley Stadium to be crowned winners of the Freight Rover Trophy, the club's first cup competition silverware as a Football League outfit.

You can now watch the highlights from the game on the official YouTube channel below. - Keep an eye out over the days leading up to Saturday clash with Brentford for Graham Barrow's account of Latics' famous day in 1985.



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