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Rovers to host Latics in Lancs Cup

Damien Johnson's development side draw Wigan Athletic in first round

4 August 2017

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Rovers have been drawn at home to Wigan Athletic in the first round of the Lancashire FA Senior Cup.

The tie will take place at the LFA County Ground in Leyland on Monday September 4th, kick-off 7pm.

If the scores are equal at the end of 90 minutes then the game will go straight to spot-kicks.

Rovers reached the semi-final stage of the county cup competition last season, before going out on penalties to Fleetwood Town following a 1-1 draw at Ewood Park.

The first round draw is as follows:

Accrington Stanley v Morecambe
Rochdale v Blackpool
Bolton Wanderers v AFC Fylde
Rovers v Wigan Athletic
Bury v Barrow
Everton v Oldham Athletic
Preston North End v Burnley
Fleetwood Town – Bye

Admission prices for the first round tie are £3 for adults, £1 for concessions and free for season ticket holders on production of their season ticket cards.

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