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
|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|