Macclesfield Town v Wigan Athletic
FA Cup with Budweiser, Fourth Round
Saturday 26 January, 3.00pm
All tickets for this game are sold out and there are no futher tickets available in advance or on the day of the game.
There will be full match commentary from Moss Rose on Latics Player with your regular commentary team of Paul Chialton and former Latic Captain Neill Rimmer. If you’re not already a Latics PLayer subscriber, you can get full access to the service from now until 18th August for just £18.99. [Click Here] to join today.
You can watch a preview of the game with manager Roberto Martinez and defender Roman Golobart now on Latics PLayer
Roberto Martinez takes his troops to Blue Square Premier side Macclesfield Town in the Fourth Round of the FA Cup with Budeweiser. Over 2300 Latics fans, who snapped up all the available ticket within the first few hours of sales, will make the trip to Moss Rose, where the prize is a place in the final 16 of the competition.
Ivan Ramis and Mike Pollitt this week both went under the knife for their respective knee and thigh injuries. Otherwise it’s a case of as you were with Ben Watson (leg), Albert Crusat (knee) and Ryo Miyaichi (ankle) all still on the long term injury list while Antolin Alcaraz is still looking to return to full training following his long lay-off..
Head to Head
There were many meetings in the non-league years but Latics have met Macclesfield just twice in their league history and the Silkmen, who along with Southampton and Leeds United, are a team against whom Latics have a 100% league record.
27 Feb 1999 - League Division 2 - Macclesfield 0 Latics 1
19 Sep 1998 - League Division 2 - Latics 2 Macclesfield 0
Referee: Roger East
Assistant Referees: Richard West & Andrew Halliday
Fourth Official: Nigel Miller
Roger East last officiated a Latics game in the Capital One Cup Fourth Round game with Bradford City at the DW Stadium which ended goalless after extra time with Bradford going through on penalties.
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