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5 May 2019

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Breaking team news from the DW Stadium as Latics take on Millwall in the final Sky Bet Championship game of the season.

  • Sky Bet Championship Team News: Latics v Millwall.
  • Latics make four changes from last weekend's 1-1 draw at Birmingham.
  • Walton, Pilkington, Naismith and James come in for Jones, Windass, Byrne and Gibson.

Latics make four changes for the final Sky Bet Championship fixture of the season against Millwall at the DW Stadium, with Christian Walton returning in goal, Anthony Pilkington and Kal Naismith in wide positions and Reece James as captain, coming in for Jamie Jones, Josh Windass, Nathan Byrne and Darron Gibson.

Latics also welcome leading Academy goal scorer Charlie Jolley onto the bench for his first game in the squad, whilst Development Squad midfielder Alex Perry and Chris Merrie also make the substitutes.

Perry, who scored from inside his own half earlier in the season away at Doncaster Rovers for the Development Squad, is involved for the first time, whilst Merrie made his Latics debut in 2017 in the EFL Cup against Blackpool at the DW Stadium.

Latics: Walton, Robinson, James (Capt), Pilkington, Naismith, Kipre, Dunkley, Powell, Olsson, Evans, Garner
Subs: Jones, Gibson, McManaman, Roberts, Jolley, Merrie, Perry

Millwall: Martin, Meredith, Cooper, Williams, Gregory, Ferguson, Romeo, Pearce, Tunnicliffe, Morison (Capt), Leonard
Subs: Amos, McLaughlin, Elliott, Skala, McNamara, Mitchell, Alexander

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