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LOAN REPORT: FIVE FEATURE IN UNBEATEN WEEKEND

15 August 2016

Evans and Taylor make debuts at Rhyl FC and Bolton Wanderers.

  • All five of Wigan Athletic's loan players feature in unbeaten weekend.
  • Evans and Taylor makes debuts for Rhyl FC and Bolton Wanderers.
  • Billy Mckay, Sanmi Odelusi and Danny Whitehead all continue progress on loan.

OLDHAM ATHLETIC 0 WALSALL 0 - BILLY MCKAY

Billy Mckay featured for the full 90 minutes as Oldham Athletic remained defiant at the back following their 3-0 defeat to Millwall the previous weekend, but couldn't break down Walsall rearguard at SportsDirect.com Park.

The point for Oldham moves them off the bottom of Sky Bet League One into 22nd place.

SHEFFIELD UNITED 1 ROCHDALE 1 - SANMI ODELUSI

Sanmi Odelusi made his second Rochdale appearance as a substitute at the weekend, featuring for the final 22 minutes of their 1-1 draw away at Sheffield United.

Rochdale led moments before half time through an Andy Cannon goal, but with nine minutes remaining they had their first victory of the season snatched away from them by Blades striker Billy Sharp, leaving them 16th in League One.

AFC WIMBLEDON 1 BOLTON WANDERERS 2 - ANDREW TAYLOR

Bolton Wanderers continued their unbeaten start to live in League One following their relegation from the Championship, with Andrew Taylor a late substitute for his debut having joined the Trotters late last week.

Gary Madine and Liam Trotter were on target to overturn an early Andy Barcham goal for the Dons, keeping Bolton level on points with leaders Gillingham and in second place on goal difference.

MANSFIELD TOWN 1 CHELTENHAM TOWN 1 - DANNY WHITEHEAD

Cheltenham Town's adjustment back to life in the EFL continued on Saturday, earning a point away at Mansfield Town to stay unbeaten in their opening two League Two matches, with midfielder Danny Whitehead featuring for 81 minutes, substituted shortly after Daniel O'Shaughnessy's equaliser.

RHYL FC 0 LLANDUDNO 0 - OWEN EVANS

Good result today! Happy to play my first game for @rhylfc ⚽️👊🏼

— Owen Evans (@itsowenn) August 14, 2016

Development Squad goalkeeper Owen Evans earned himself a clean sheet on his Rhyl FC debut on Sunday afternoon, keeping out the advances of Llandudno to help his side to a 0-0 draw in the opening game of the Welsh Premier League season.

The draw has Rhyl in ninth place.

UPCOMING FIXTURES

Tuesday 16 August - Oldham Athletic v Northampton Town (Sky Bet League One) / Port Vale v Rochdale (Sky Bet League One) / Carlisle United v Cheltenham Town (Sky Bet League Two)

Wednesday 17 August - Bristol Rovers v Bolton Wanderers (Sky Bet League One)

Saturday 20 August - Bolton Wanderers v Fleetwood Town (Sky Bet League One) / Bury v Oldham Athletic (Sky Bet League One) / Rochdale v MK Dons (Sky Bet League One) / Cheltenham Town v Doncaster Rovers (Sky Bet League Two) / Rhyl FC v Cefn Druids (Welsh Premier League)

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