Date: 14th August 2008 at 10:21am
Written by:

The draw for the second round of the Carling Cup has seen Wigan Athletic given a home tie against League two side Notts County

This could be a good year for the Latics in one of the Cups and what better way to start a campaign than a home tie against lower league opposition.

No disrespect whatsoever to Notts County, who I am sure are a good side, but we are a top division side and they are a bottom division side, there should be no contest.

A home tie is whats needed to aid in progress in any competition , the year we got to the final we had home ties in every round, come on Brucie lets go for this we can get to Wembley and have a wonderful day out in miserable February.

Ties to be played week beginning 25th August

The draw in full:

Latics v Notts Co
Blackburn v Grimsby
Bolton v Northampton
Brighton v Man City
Burnley v Oldham
Cardiff v MK Dons
Cheltenham v Stoke
Coventry v Newcastle
Crewe v Bristol City
Fulham v Leicester
Leeds v Crystal Palace
Hartlepool v West Brom
Huddersfield v Sheff Utd
Ipswich v Colchester
Middlesbrough v Yeovil
Nottm For v Sunderland
Preston v Derby
QPR v Carlisle
Reading v Luton
Rotherham v Wolves
Southampton v Birm’ham
Swansea v Hull
Watford v Darlington
West Ham v Macclesfield

Vital Latics

With the season fast approaching why not enter our Fantasy Football, its free and you could win £5,000 plus a host of other prizes are on offer

It is easy to enter, just go to: Vital Latics Fantasy Football Game and pick your team.

Then press ‘join mini league’ or use the left hand side menu option ‘mini league’ to join Vital Wigans league:

League title: Latics Speyk
Password: latics

It`s all FREE





It’s easy to join us at Vital Latics to register , simply click the link and enjoy getting involved