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FA Cup 3rd Round - Latics to Face Tigers

FA Cup 3rd Round - Latics to Face Tigers

Wigan Athletic have been drawn at home against Premier League opposition in Hull City in the 3rd Round of the FA cup.

It is the 4th time in the past 4 years that the Latics have faced a fellow Premier League club in the 3rd round.

The tie will bring back memories to older supporters of the meeting between the two in the 5th round of the competition back in 1987 when the Latics won 3-0 at Springfield Park to progress into the quarter-finals, a cup run this year wouldn`t go a miss Roberto.

The full draw is:

Tottenham v Peterborough
Brentford v Doncaster
Middlesbrough v Manchester City
Stoke City v York City
Notts County v Forest Green Rovers
Huddersfield Town v West Brom
Sheff Utd v QPR
MK Dons v Burnley
Chelsea v Watford
Notts Forest v Birmingham
Preston NE v Colchester
West Ham v Arsenal
Aston VIlla v Blackburn
Portsmouth v Coventry
Sunderland v Oxford Utd or Barrow
Wigan Athletic v Hull City
Everton v Carlisle
Sheff Weds v Crystal Palace
Tranmere or Aldershot v Wolves
Blackpool v Ipswich
Fulham v Swindon
Stockport or Torquay v Brighton
Scunthorpe v Barnsley
Southampton v Rotherham or Luton
Bristol City v Cardiff City
Reading v Liverpool
Staines Town or Milwall v Derby County
Plymouth v Newcastle
Leicester v Swansea
Bolton v Lincoln
Accrington Stanley or Barnet v Gillingham
Manchester Utd v Kettering Town or Leeds Utd

Matches to be played the weekend of the 2nd and 3rd January 2010

T-Shirt Competition

Vital Wigan are running a competition for three lucky members to receive a Latics WN1 T-Shirt signed by the boss himself Roberto Martinez.

So how do you get to win a T-Shirt signed by the gaffer? Simply answer the following question.

Where is the new Latics WN1 situated?

A - The Galleries
B - The Grand Arcade
C - The Royal Arcade

Send your answer to:, be sure to mark your email T-Shirt comp, include your name and a postal address and T-Shirt size required (these will be passed onto Wigan Athletic who will distribute the prize) and Vital username.

Closing date is Friday 4th December 5pm

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Writer:Barry Worthington
Date:Sunday November 29 2009
Time: 4:43PM


At least its a home tie
29/11/2009 16:45:00
The cup is unpredictable. C'mon Latics!
29/11/2009 18:40:00
Good home tie too.
29/11/2009 18:48:00
lets hope its not like last time
29/11/2009 20:24:00
should be a good game
29/11/2009 20:50:00
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