Wigan Athletic kids send Wolves packing

First-half goals from Divin Baningime and Charlie Jolley gave Wigan Athletic a 2-1 victory at Wolves in the third round of the FA Youth Cup.

Tuesday, 11th December 2018, 9:32 am
Updated Tuesday, 11th December 2018, 10:35 am
Joe Gelhardt

Baningime opened the scoring on the half-hour mark with an exquisite half-volley, with Jolley making it 2-0 with a tidy finish shortly before the interval after good work from Joe Gelhardt.

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Austin Samuels pulled one back for Wolves shortly after the restart, with Latics goalkeeper Bobby Jones helpless.

But the visitors held on to book a fourth-round trip to Hull City - and could even have extended their lead in the final quarter.

Latics are also going great guns in the EFL Youth Alliance, which they currently lead by a whopping 10 points.