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LFA CUP PREVIEW: WIGAN ATHLETIC V BLACKPOOL

1 October 2018

Latics host Blackpool in the first round of the Lancashire FA Senior Cup at Christopher Park on Tuesday afternoon.

  • Wigan Athletic take on Blackpool in the Lancashire FA Senior Cup.
  • Latics aiming to extend unbeaten start to the Development Squad season.
  • Back-to-back draws opened the Central League campaign against Notts County and Grimsby Town.

Wigan Athletic v Blackpool
Tuesday 2 October 2018, kick off 1.00pm
Christopher Park
Lancashire FA Senior Cup First Round

Latics begin their Lancashire FA Senior Cup campaign at home to Blackpool on Tuesday afternoon, hoping to build on an unbeaten league start in the Central League with progression from the first round of the county competition.

Back-to-back draws against Notts County and Grimsby Town followed on from an unbeaten pre-season to make an encouraging start as the Development Squad returned following a year absence.

Latics' last outing was a 2-2 at home against Grimsby, with Leo Da Silva Lopes forcing an own goal and teeing up Mitchell Culshaw to provide the goals.

The last starting XI was: Evans, Golden, Long, Williams, Galvin, MacDonald, Merrie, Baningime, Lopes, Trialist, Jolley


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