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1 September 2015

Chow and Holt return in Development Squad friendly win against Preston.

  • Chow and Holt feature in Development Squad friendly v Preston North End.
  • Latics win 1-0 at Christopher Park.
  • Flores, Hiwula and Nicholls also feature.

Tim Chow and Grant Holt made returns to action this afternoon as Wigan Athletic's Development Squad won 1-0 in a behind closed doors friendly against Preston North End.

Holt completed 30 minutes for Latics, before being replaced by Josh Gregory, with Chow replaced at half time by Daniel O'Brien.

Latics took the lead in the 32nd minute when Jordan Flores latched onto a diagonal pass from Gregory, before crossing low towards the near post to force an own goal.

Louis Robles came close to adding to the lead on two separate occasions, striking the woodwork.

James Barrigan and Alex Lingard were also introduced at half time, with Flores and Hiwula departing.

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