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7 July 2017

Latics drawn in group with Blackpool, Accrington Stanley and one Category One U21 side.

  • Latics drawn in Checkatrade Trophy Group B.
  • Paul Cook’s side will face fellow EFL sides Blackpool FC and Accrington Stanley.
  • Category One U21 opponent to join group and fixture details to be confirmed Wednesday 12 July.

Wigan Athletic will face Blackpool FC and Accrington Stanley after the draw for the Checkatrade Trophy group stages took place on Friday morning.

Latics, who also face Blackpool in the Carabao Cup First Round, will play against the Seasiders, Paul Cook’s former club Accrington Stanley and one Category One U21 side – who will be drawn on Wednesday 12 July.

The group will be completed next week when one Category One U21 team from Everton, Leicester City, Manchester City, Middlesbrough, Newcastle United, Stoke City, Sunderland and West Bromwich Albion is drawn into our group.

Fixtures will also be confirmed on Wednesday 12 July.

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