Team news from Sixfields Stadium where Latics kick-off 2018 in Sky Bet League One against Northampton Town.
- Team News: Northampton Town v Wigan Athletic
- Latics make one change from draw with Charlton Athletic
- Reece James returns to the starting XI in place of Callum Elder
Northampton Town: Ingram; Moloney, Taylor (Capt), Poole, Smith; Crooks, Grimes; Foley, Powell, McWiliams; Long.
Subs: Cornell, Buchanan, Waters, Richards, Hoskins, O'Toole, McGugan.
Wigan Athletic: Walton; Byrne, Dunkley, Burn, James; Morsy (Capt), Evans; Jacobs, Powell, Massey; Grigg.
Subs: Sarkic, Bruce, Perkins, Power, Roberts, Toney, Hunt.