Wigan Athletic face north-west Carabao Cup derby

Wigan Athletic will face a short trip to Fleetwood Town in the first round of the Carabao Cup.

By Paul Kendrick
Thursday, 23rd June 2022, 3:19 pm
Updated Thursday, 23rd June 2022, 3:19 pm

The draw, which took place on Thursday afternoon, sends Latics to the Fylde coast in the week beginning August 8.

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It’s a repeat of the first-round encounter from two seasons ago, when Latics – having been recently placed into administration – led 2-0 before going down 3-2.

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Latics fans will once again be frequenting this popular chippy outside Fleetwood Town's ground in August

Both Latics goals that day were scored by Joe Garner, who now plays for the Cod Army after a short spell in Cyprus.