Reserve-team friendly against ShakersLatics will use today's reserve-team friendly against Bury at Chapel Road, kick off 1pm, to give much needed workouts to their squad players.
With a hectic November ahead, Latics could well need all their players.
Manager Paul Dickov explained that it is therefore important they are sharp and ready for match action.
This afternoon's team includes senior players like Alex Cisak, Connor Brown, Carl Winchester, Youssouf M'Changama and Matt Smith.
There is also a sprinkling of youth including centre-half Tomos Clarke (pictured) who is just back from playing for Wales under-17's in Estonia.
Team: Cisak, Brown, Jones, Winchester, Clarke, Truelove, Sutherland, M'Changama, Taylor, Smith, Hughes. Subs: Edwards, Coleman, Gosset, Poxon, Wandless.