Wigan Athletic v Manchester United: FA Cup third round – live

08 January 2024 19:00
DW Stadium hosts third round tie; 8.15pm kick-off (UK time)Get in touch! Send Scott an email about the gameWelcome to our coverage of this rerun of the 2006 League Cup final. Manchester United won that one 4-0; you’d expect them, despite their well-reported struggles, to do something similar tonight against a team 18th in League One. Not least because in their last ten meetings with Wigan, they’ve notched up four 4-0 victories over the Latics and three 5-0s. However it’s the third round of the FA Cup, where shocks are possible and dreaming is permissible … and Wigan manager Shaun Maloney has previous against United, having scored the winner in the club’s one and only victory over their illustrious Lancastrian neighbours in 19 meetings, a 1-0 win in April 2012 that went some way to denying Sir Alex Ferguson’s side the Premier League title. Kick off is at 8.15pm GMT. It’s on! Continue reading......read full article

Source: TheGuardian