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29 August 2017

Young Latics defender Sam Stubbs moves to Gresty Road on loan until January.

  • Sam Stubbs moves to Crewe Alexandra on three-month loan.
  • 18-year-old made Latics debut in 2-1 win over Blackpool in this season's Carabao Cup.
  • Academy graduate will be with the Railwaymen until January.

Wigan Athletic defender Sam Stubbs has joined Crewe Alexandra on loan.

The 18-year-old has come through the club’s academy and, after featuring in pre-season, including against Liverpool at the DW Stadium, he made his first team debut as a substitute in the Carabao Cup match versus Blackpool.

Manager Paul Cook said: “Sam is a good young player and we hope he gets some game time at Crewe, who have such a good reputation for bringing through young players. We will be keeping a check on his progress.”

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