Latics will be back in September

Date published: 24 July 2020

Latics will return to Sky Bet League Two action for the beginning of the 2020/21 campaign during the weekend of September 12.

The news was confirmed this afternoon (Friday) on the EFL website.

The brief statement read: "The EFL can confirm that the 2020/21 season will get underway across the Sky Bet Championship, League One and League Two on the weekend of September 12.

"The 2020/21 season will conclude on the May 8 and 9, 2021, with the Sky Bet play-off finals reverting back to the Spring bank holiday weekend at the end of May.

"Work is currently underway in respect of fixture scheduling and details will be announced in due course as to when full fixture lists for 2020/21 will be made available."

Latics' 2019/20 season was curtailed early last month.

Dino Maamria's team finished in 19th place in the League Two table.

Their last fixture took place on March 7 when they lost 3-0 at Crawley Town.

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