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26 November 2015

Forward joins National League North side Chorley on loan.

  • Sam Cosgrove joins Chorley on loan.
  • The Magpies currently ninth in National League North.
  • Forward looking to build on previous experience on loan with Barrow.

Wigan Athletic Development Squad forward, Sam Cosgrove has joined National League North side Chorley FC on loan until 2 January 2016.

The 18-year-old could be in line for his debut for the Magpies this Saturday, when Matt Jansen's team host Skelmersdale United in the FA Trophy third qualifying round.

Cosgrove, a first year professional, spent two months on loan with National League side Barrow earlier in the season, featuring five times for the Bluebirds over August and September.

The forward has scored twice in five starts for the Development Squad this season, including a fine finish in Tuesday's 4-2 defeat to Wrexham at Robin Park Arena.  He scored an incredible 44 goals in 40 appearances for the Under 18s over his two years as an apprentice.

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