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25 July 2017

Latics’ fixtures for the Group Stage of the Checkatrade Trophy have been confirmed.

  • Latics to face Blackpool, Accrington Stanley and Middlesbrough U23s in Checkatrade Trophy Group Stage.
  • Paul Cook’s side kick-off campaign at Blackpool on Tuesday 29 August, kick-off 7pm.
  • Home games in October and November against Middlesbrough U23 and Accrington Stanley respectively.

Wigan Athletic’s fixtures for the 2017-18 Checkatrade Trophy Group Stages have now been confirmed.

Paul Cook’s side were drawn alongside Blackpool, Accrington Stanley and Middlesbrough’s U23 side earlier this month, with the fixture details now confirmed.

A trip to Bloomfield Road to face Gary Bowyer’s Blackpool will kick-off the campaign on Tuesday 29 August, kick-off 7pm.

Then, Latics will host Middlesbrough on Tuesday 24 October, kick-off 7:45pm, at the DW Stadium before the group finishes on Tuesday 7 November (kick-off 7:45pm) with the visit of Cook’s former club Accrington Stanley to the DW.

*Please note the Wigan Athletic online fixture list will be automatically updated by Opta on 31/07/17. The fixtures are confirmed as per this story with the Middlesbrough match scheduled for 24 October, kick-off 7:45pm rather than the initially indicated 3 October due to potential international commitments for both clubs.

Wigan Athletic’s Checkatrade Trophy Fixtures

Match Date Kick-off Venue
Blackpool v Wigan Athletic Tuesday 29th August 7pm Bloomfield Road
Wigan Athletic v Middlesbrough U23 Tuesday 24th October 7:45pm DW Stadium
Wigan Athletic v Accrington Stanley Tuesday 7th November 7:45pm DW Stadium

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