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Barnsley v Wigan

Barnsley
vs.
Wigan

Oakwell

Saturday 3rd August 2013

3pm

Barnsley entertain FA cup holders Wigan Athletic on the opening day of the new season.

I don`t remember being this excited for the new season for a long time and I hope other Barnsley fans are feeling the same.

Vital Quotes:Oldtimetyke

Come On You Reds

Barnsley Team News:

Barnsley will be without Kelvin Etuhu and Paul Digby who have hamstring and calf injuries.

The reds new summer signings will be eager for a starting spot in this one to get their Barnsley careers up and running.

Player to watch: Jacob Mellis

I`m predicting a big year for Mellis

Wigan Team News:

Thomas Rogne is out with a back problem.

New arrivals Leon Barnett and Juan Carlos Garcia could start.

Player to watch: Grant Holt

A great buy for this level.

Match Facts & Stats

This will be the fifth league meeting between the two clubs with Barnsley yet to win.

Barnsley`s only victories over Wigan have been in the FA cup and League cup.

This is Barnsley`s eighth consecutive season in the Championship, time really does fly.

It is also an unrivalled 73rd season in the second tier. Not bad for a small club like Barnsley.

Barnsley started last season with a 1 - 0 win over Middlesbrough, securing an opening day victory for the first time in seven years.

Match Prediction:

Let`s have your predictions please. Let`s have more of you joining our regulars of Torrox, Los Legado and Englebert in commenting about your team.

Next Fixtures:

Scunny in the cup on Tuesday.


Writer:Vital Tyke
Date:Friday August 2 2013
Time: 4:23PM

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