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U18 REPORT: PORT VALE 2 WIGAN ATHLETIC 0

15 August 2016

Latics drop to defeat in first away match of 2016/17.

  • Latics lose 2-0 on the road at Port Vale.
  • Early goals earn Valiants victory.
  • Latics taste second defeat of EFL Youth Alliance campaign.

PORT VALE 2
Colon 11
Mottram 17 (pen)

WIGAN ATHLETIC 0

Latics fell to their second consecutive defeat of the new EFL Youth Alliance season on Saturday, as Port Vale ran out 2-0 winners at Vale Park's training pitches with both goals inside the opening 20 minutes.

An early strike from Colon and a 17th minute penalty from Liam Mottram did the damage in the early stages, with Latics unable to recover from the two-goal deficit.

Latics sit 13th in the Youth Alliance table ahead of their home match against unbeaten league leaders Bury next Saturday.

Latics: Roberts, Plant (Taylor 46), Golden, McGuffie (Fitton 77), Forecast, Hilton (Stubbs 46), Sang, Downey, Malumo, Fawns (Trialist) (Randell 46), Powell


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