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Latics Go Down To Bolton In Mersey Masters

Latics Go Down To Bolton In Mersey Masters




Wigan Athletic past players were knocked out of the Selco Mersey Masters tournament at the Echo Arena yesterday when they went down 2-1 to Bolton Wanderers in the group B decider.

Pitched in what was termed the group of death alongside Tranmere Rovers and Bolton Wanderers, the Latics started off their tournament by beating favourites Tranmere 3-1 with goals from Andy Lyons (2) and John Doolan.

Bolton then saw off Tranmere 4-3 setting up the group decider against the Latics.

John Doolan scored his second goal of the tournament equalising David Lee's opener for Bolton, but Simon Charlton scored the winner with a shot that beat Latics keeper Simon Farnworth from distance.

Small consolation but Bolton were absolutely hammered in the final by a rampant Liverpool side 5-1 with goals from Patrick Berger (2), Bjorn Torre Kvarme (2) & Paul Walsh.

Results:

Group A
Blackpool 2-1 Everton
Everton 1-5 Liverpool
Liverpool - 2-1 Blackpool

Group A Standings
Liverpool 6
Blackpool 3
Everton 0

Group B
Wigan Athletic 3-1 Tranmere Rovers
Bolton Wanderers 4-3 Tranmere Rovers
Bolton Wanderers 2-1 Wigan Athletic

Group B Standings
Bolton Wanderers 6
Wigan Athletic 3
Tranmere Rovers 0

Final

Liverpool 5-1 Bolton Wanderers

Player of the Tournament - Patrick Berger (Liverpool)
Golden Boot - Paul Walsh (Liverpool) 5 goals



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Writer:Barry Worthington
Date:Sunday June 19 2011
Time: 4:55PM

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Good fun, Farnworth played well for the Latics
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19/06/2011 17:04:00
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