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].
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