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13 August 2015

Latics draw Bolton in LFA Cup first round.

  • Wigan Athletic to host Bolton Wanderers in LFA Senior Cup.
  • First round tie to be played before 30 September.
  • Latics looking to build on last year's semi-final appearance.

Wigan Athletic have today been drawn at home to Bolton Wanderers in the first round of the Molson Coors Lancashire FA Senior Cup, with the tie to be played before 30 September 2015.

The date, time and venue of this fixture will be confirmed in due course.

Latics edged past Bolton in the competition last season, with Jordan Flores on target in a 1-0 victory at Robin Park Arena in November 2014.  Latics went on to reach the semi-final, but were eliminated on penalties against eventual winners Bury, who went on to win the competition 2-1 in yesterday's final against Rochdale at the County Ground.

The full first round draw is as follows:

Everton v Preston North End
Barrow v Blackburn Rovers
Wigan Athletic v Bolton Wanderers
Blackpool v Morecambe
Accrington Stanley v Bury
Southport v Fleetwood Town
Rochdale v Manchester United
Oldham - Bye

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