Date: 10th October 2015 at 11:40am
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The march to Wembley continues as the Latics have been handed a home tie against League 1 rivals Blackpool in the Johnston’s Paint Trophy area quarter finals.

The tie will take place the week commencing the 9th November, the Latics and Blackpool are also due to meet at the DW Stadium in a League 1 clash on 12th December.


Wigan Athletic v Blackpool
Rochdale v Morecambe
Fleetwood Town v Sheffield United
Bradford City or Barnsley v York City


Dagenham & Redbridge v Oxford United
Gillingham v Yeovil Town
Southend United v Bristol Rovers
Plymouth Argyle v Millwall

The JPT final is scheduled to take place at Wembley Stadium on 3rd April 2016

Check out the latest PWU Podcast – Open Arms

This week’s crew in the studio are Gareth, Dan, Adam, Mick, Rob, Paul and Barry.

Contents: Speedy intros (0:00); angry Walsall review with Paul’s illuminating on-the-whistle report (0:50), what is a red card in this crazy world? (5:00) Yanic Attack (13:50) and Ball Boy is Superman (18:00); Crewe View: John Stone’s Paint Trophy assessment with Simon’s report (23:30), the Road to Wembley 2016 & Holtmaster Comeback Trail Vol IV (27:20), Adam’s shakin’ preview (34:20) and optimistic predictions? optimictions? (41:10)

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