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14 July 2018

Pre-season action from Prenton Park as Will Grigg and Jamie Walker scored in Latics' 2-1 win against Tranmere Rovers.

  • Pre-Season Match Gallery: Tranmere Rovers 1 Latics 2.
  • Latics showcase new PUMA home kit as Will Grigg and Jamie Walker hit the target.
  • 16-year-old Joe Gelhardt makes first team debut alongside summer signings Reece James and Leo Da Silva Lopes.

Club photographer Bernard Platt brings you the action from Prenton Park as Latics kicked off their pre-season fixtures with a 2-1 victory against Tranmere Rovers courtesy of goals from Will Grigg and Jamie Walker.

The game brought about plenty of talking points, with Max Power and Paul Cook returning to their former club, as well as first team debuts for summer signings Leo Da Silva Lopes and Reece James and 16-year-old U18 starlet Joe Gelhardt. Fellow U18 squad member Jensen Weir also featured as a second half substitute.

Latics also fielded three players who have been training with the club during pre-season, as Darron Gibson started and Ross Wallace and James Perch featured from the bench.

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