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U18 REPORT: MORECAMBE U18 1 - 0 WIGAN ATHLETIC U18

23 September 2017

Under-18s go down 1-0 away at Morecambe

  • Under 18 Report: Morecambe U18 1 - 0 Wigan Athletic U18.
  • Latics lose 1-0 to Morecambe in scrappy game.
  • Late chance for Charlie Jolley but Nick Chadwick's side suffer second defeat of league campaign.

Latics' under-18s lost a scrappy affair against Morecambe on Saturday.

Mitchell Culshaw was Latics' biggest threat in the first-half but a direct game didn't suit Latics and both sides struggled to make inroads.

Charlie Jolley had a late headed saved before Joe Downey and Jamie Cotter looked to work a short free-kick on the edge of the box but the ball was slightly overhit.

Morecambe's winner had come just after the hour mark when goalkeeper Jordan Perrin spilled a free-kick and the rebound header couldn't be cleared off the line by defender Tom Hilton.

Latics: Perrin, Golden (McGuffie 68), B. Roberts (Baningme 55), Long, Hilton, Plant, Downey, Cotter, Malumo, Jolley, Culshaw.


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