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City take on Wigan in Capital One Cup

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City have drawn Wigan Athletic at home in the Capital One Cup third round.

The Blues, beaten in the FA Cup final last May by Wigan will look to avenge that defeat with a home tie at the Etihad on either September 24 or 25.

The teams have met in the League Cup three times before. In 1982 City drew 1-1 at Springfield Park in the second round first leg before winning 2-0 at Maine Road in the return. In 2002 Wigan enjoyed a third round triumph, winning 1-0 at the JJB Stadium.

The date of the tie plus ticket details will be confirmed on mcfc.co.uk soon.

The full draw is:

Man United v Liverpool
Sunderland v Peterborough
West Ham v Cardiff
City v Wigan
Burnley v Nottingham Forest
Newcastle v Leeds
Southampton v Bristol City
West Brom v Arsenal
Swindon v Chelsea
Tranmere v Stoke
Watford v Norwich
Aston Villa v Tottenham
Hull v Huddersfield
Leicester v Derby
Birmingham v Swansea
Fulham v Everton

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