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LATICS HANDED BYE IN JOHNSTONE'S PAINT TROPHY

3 August 2015

Latics one of four North-West byes in Johnstone's Paint Trophy.

  • Wigan Athletic given bye in Johnstone's Paint Trophy.
  • Latics will not take part in the opening round.
  • Blackpool, Crewe Alexandra and Fleetwood Town the other NW byes.

Wigan Athletic have been given a bye through to the second round of the 2015-16 Johnstone's Paint Trophy, as announced by the Football League this morning (Monday 3 August).

Latics, along with Blackpool, Crewe and Fleetwood from the North-West section, will not compete in the opening round of the competition.

Instead, Latics will enter at the second round, with the draw set to take place on Saturday 5 September live on Soccer AM.

For more details about JPT draw dates [click here].


  • TICKET NEWS: The latest details for our upcoming matches.
  • FIXTURES: See the full fixture list for the 2015-16 season.
  • NEW ERA: Be part of it with a 2015-16 season card.



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