VENUE: Glanford Park

DATE: 07.10.2017

TIME: 17.00



Scunthrope entertains Wigan Athletic in matchday twelve of the English league both sides out to breathe fire and land the deserve three points.

Scunthrope would targeting to take advantage of a full parked Glanford Park faithful to sink the visiting Wigan side.

The home team will be targeting to bounce from their 2-0 infuriating away loss to Shrewsbury Town in their latest outing with a convincing win over Wigan Athletic.

The home team currently lie seventh in the League one standings with nineteen points from eleven matches played and a win in matchday twelve would propel them to a top five position in the standings depending on other results.

Wigan travel to face Scunthrope hoping to deliver more of the same as they did last weekend dismissing Walsall 2-0 at home in the latest League One encounter.

The travelers currently lie second in the league one position with twenty-five points from eleven matches played and a win will see them pile pressure on league leaders Shrewbury Town who sit four points clear at the league standings, a slip could them being leapfrogged by third placed Bradford City if they win in matchday twelve.

The hosts have registered mixed results in their last five matches managing two wins, one draw and suffered two defeats and are in dire need to reverse their fortunes.

The visitors on the other hand are in red-hot form coming into the match winning all their last five matches save for their 3-2 defeat to Peterborough in one of the matches and they will be keen to continue with their winning streak.

Scunthrope have no injury or suspensions concerns heading into the clash and their Scottish manager Gary Alexander will be more than pleased with the news.

Wigan as well boast a fully fit squad at their disposal and would be keen to utilize it to the maximum.

The two sides have only met twice with Wigan winning in one of the matches while a draw was witnessed in the other match.


Scunthrope probable line-up- Gilks, Clarke, Wallace, Townsend, McArdie, Mantom, Morris, Holmes, Bishop, Hopper, Madden

Wigan probable line-up- Jones, Dunkley, Burn, James, Bruce, Bryne, Jacobs, Powell, Power, Massey, Grigg

Expected results

Wigan win




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