Date: 26th October 2015 at 10:17pm
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The road to Wembley in our favourite competition, the FA cup, will get underway at Gigg Lane after the Latics were drawn to play Bury away in the 1st round of this year’s oldest football cup competition.

The last three campaigns have seen us win it (2013), reach the semi-final (2014) only to go out in the most dramatic of fashions via a penalty shoot out, and last season collapse at the first hurdle, away at Bolton, under the guidance of a manager (Malky Mackay) who just didn’t get our football club.

Local rivals Bury have already knocked us out of one cup competition this season, the Capital One Cup 1st round played back in August saw the Shakers come from a goal down to win the tie 1-2 at the DW Stadium, we shared the spoils in a League 1 encounter when the two sides met at Gigg Lane earlier this month, on that occasion the Latics came from two goals down to draw the game 2-2.

The tie will be played over the weekend of November 7/8th

The draw in full:

Burton Albion v Peterborough United
Port Vale v Maidenhead United
Barnet v Blackpool
Bristol Rovers v Chesham United
Cambridge United v Basingstoke Town
Mansfield Town v Oldham Athletic
Altrincham v Barnsley
Crewe Alexandra v Eastleigh
Northwich Victoria or Chorley v Boreham Wood
Coventry City v Northampton Town
Brackley Town v Newport County
Grimsby Town v St Albans City
Hartlepool United v Havant & Waterlooville or Cheltenham Town
Salford City v Notts County
Dover Athletic v Stourbridge
Stevenage v Gillingham
Millwall v AFC Fylde
Aldershot Town v Bradford City
Walsall v Fleetwood Town
Bury v Wigan Athletic
Portsmouth v Macclesfield Town
Sheffield United v Worcester City
Barwell or AFC Rushden & Diamonds v Grays Athletic or Welling United
Halifax Town or Guiseley v Wycombe
Crawley Town v Luton Town
Doncaster Rovers v Stalybridge Celtic or North Ferriby United
Didcot Town v Exeter City
Dagenham and Redbridge v Morecambe
Leyton Orient v Staines Town
Gainsborough Trinity v Shrewsbury Town
Maidstone United v Yeovil Town
Braintree Town v Oxford United
Whitehawk v Tranmere Rovers or Lincoln City
Accrington Stanley v York City
Scunthorpe United v Southend United
AFC Wimbledon v Forest Green Rovers
Plymouth Argyle v Carlisle United
FC United of Manchester v Chesterfield
Rochdale v Swindon Town
Wealdstone v Colchester United

Check out the latest PWU Podcast – Swindon Preview, Bradford Review

This week we start with Adam and his straight off the terrace report on the Bradford game. We discuss the goals, cheating Bradford, contrasting style of play, the referee and some shocking facilities considering we were charged £25 for the privilege of going to Valley Parade.

We debate the FA cup draw, Bury away, not the most lucrative but hey we’ll take it, then there is FC United’s stand on the FA’s decision to move their game with Chesterfield to a Monday night for TV coverage.

Mick delivers his low down on Swindon and we take a look at their recent form, Simon give us the latest odds on the game, plus what the bookies are offering on the Latics to get promoted, down to 8/1 now to finish top of the pile.

Unfortunately, due to a technical error (I don’t know what I am doing!) the final 15 minutes including the predictions haven’t been recorded

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