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DEVELOPMENT PREVIEW: WALSALL V WIGAN ATHLETIC

26 January 2016

Latics travel to face Walsall for FTDL clash at Lilleshall.

  • Latics in Development Squad action on Wednesday.
  • Walsall host FTDL clash at Lilleshall.
  • Latics currently third in the league behind Shrewsbury Town and Walsall.

Final Third Development League West
Walsall v Wigan Athletic
Wednesday 27 January 2016, kick off 2.00pm
Lilleshall National Sports and Conferencing Centre


PREVIEW

Latics are aiming to build on a superb start to 2016 with a trip to fellow title chasers Walsall on Wednesday afternoon.  Peter Atherton's side won 5-1 at the start of January against Port Vale to leave them four points behind joint leaders Shrewsbury Town and Wednesday's opponents, but the crucial components being two games in hand over Shrewsbury and three games in hand over the Saddlers.

Victory over Port Vale thanks to goals from Louis Robles (2), Danny O'Brien, Adrian Purzycki and Sam Cosgrove have Latics third in the Final Third Development League on 10 points from five matches.

TEAM NEWS

Last starting XI v Port Vale: Evans, Baxendale, Lingard, Anson, Hendry, Langford, O'Brien, Purzycki, Cosgrove, Robles, Barrigan

Louis Robles and Adam Anson will be available for selection.

FOLLOW THE MATCH

You can follow the game live with our free interactive service Latics Wall, bringing you minute-by-minute text commentary and debate.

Goal and major incident updates will also be available on Twitter via @LaticsOfficial.


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