Callum Lang and Gethin Jones were introduced as late substitutes during their Carabao Cup Second Round match at the DW Stadium, as both Wigan and Bolton searched for a winning goal. The Latics came out on top by edging the resulting penalty shoot-out 5-4.

Elsewhere in cup action; Rochdale dispatched Shrewsbury Town 2-0 with Aaron Morley featuring. Ben Hughes’ Man of the Match display inspired his Marine side to extra-time glory over Workington in the FA Cup preliminary round. Their 2-1 win now sets up a tie with Dunston UTS.


Aaron Holloway continued his comeback from injury with a substitute appearance for his Burton Albion side during the 1-1 draw with Cheltenham Town. Rochdale also had to settle for a draw after their 1-1 scoreline against Colchester United. Aaron Morley completed his second 90 minutes action inside three days.

Blackburn came away from their Premier League 2 match with a point after the 1-1 draw against Leicester City. Academy graduate Dan Pike captained the Under 23 Rovers’ side.


Martin Boyle continued his blistering start to the SPL season with a sublime finish which sealed Hibernian’s 2-0 win against Livingston.

Promotion hopefuls Barnsley and Birmingham City played out a 1-1 draw in the EFL Championship. Liam Kitching featured for ‘The Tykes’ at Oakwell.

It was a successful day for our young men in League One. There was a 2-0 win for Jamie Lindsay’s Rotherham United and Elliot Lee made his debut for Charlton Athletic as they beat Crewe 2-0. Wigan Athletic cemented their good start to the campaign with Callum Lang’s late goal enough to see off Portsmouth.

Elsewhere; Ed Francis’ Notts County drew 1-1 with Torquay, Joe Piggott opened his goalscoring account for AFC Fylde and Declan McManus’ TNS thumped Haverfordwest 4-1.


National league promotion favourites Wrexham and Notts County met at the Racecourse Ground in the late kick off. Ed Francis started in midfield for County and helped earn a point in a 1-1 draw that was a great spectacle for the National League. 

Joe Piggott continued scoring goals for Fylde as he scored his second goal in as many days to earn a 2-1 win against Southport. #FullNInetyFamily