Latics draw Burton in League Cup

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WIGAN Athletic will play away at Burton Albion in the first round of the Capital One Cup.

It will be the first time Latics have met the League Two outfit, managed by former Derby and Birmingham defender Gary Rowett, on professional terms.

The game will be played during the week commencing August 11.

It’s the first time Latics have been in the first round of the competition in more then a decade with Premier League teams and sides just relegated from the top tier getting a bye through to the next round.

Latics’ full Championship fixture list will be released tomorrow at 9am.