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DEVELOPMENT PREVIEW: BURTON ALBION V WIGAN ATHLETIC

23 February 2016

Latics travel to face Burton in the Final Third Development League.

  • Latics travel to Mickleover Sports to face Burton Albion.
  • Peter Atherton's side looking to close gap on top teams.
  • Latics fourth with two games in hand on leaders Shrewsbury Town.

Final Third Development League West
Burton Albion v Wigan Athletic
Tuesday 23 February 2016, kick off 2.00pm
at Don Amott Leisure Group Arena (Mickleover Sports) - DE3 9FE

TEAM NEWS

Burton:
Bywater, Gatter, O'Brien, Flanagan, Charles, O'Connor, Fox, Ferguson, Dinanga, Harness, Reilly
Subs: Hornby, S'Barra, Garnett, Hunt, Hallahan

Latics: Evans, Burke, Lingard, Purzycki, Anson, Stubbs, Lang, Hamilton, Cosgrove, Robles, Barrigan
Subs: Absalom, Rimmer, Beaumont, Sang, Taylor

PREVIEW

Latics head to face Burton Albion in the Final Third Development League West on Tuesday, following an upturn in form which saw them defeat Walsall 2-1 at Christopher Park at the start of the month, before a 2-0 friendly win against Burnley last week.

Striker Louis Robles grabbed a brace in Latics' last league outing against the Saddlers, taking his tally for the season to 13 goals in 13 appearances.

Latics currently sit fourth in the division on 13 points from seven games, five points behind leaders Shrewsbury Town who have played two games more.  Second place Walsall are on 17 points from 10 games, third place Wrexham have 15 points from 11 games, and fifth place Bradford City have 10 points having only played five.

Opponents Burton sit sixth in the FTDL on 10 points from nine matches.

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