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9 March 2013

Latics recalls for Barnard, Bouzanis and Obita

Latics recalled Lee Barnard, Jordan Obita and Dean Bouzanis for this afternoon's npower League One match at Tranmere Rovers.

Striker Barnard (pictured) missed last Saturday's home defeat against Sheffield United with a tight hamstring, Obita lost his place to Robbie Simpson on the left wing while Alex Cisak took over from Bouzanis in goal.

The three players losing their places today were Dean Furman, Simpson and Cisak who all dropped down to the bench.

Tranmere had one change from the team beaten 1-0 at Yeovil last Saturday as Liam Palmer came in for the injured Mamady Sidibe, the striker who is on loan from Stoke City.

Tranmere Rovers (4-4-2): Fon Williams; Holmes, Taylor, Goodison, Bakayogo; Power, Palmer, Corry, Bell-Baggie; O'Halloran, Akpa Akpro. Subs: Black, Harrison, Stockton, Amoo, Kay, Daniels, Mooney.

Latics (4-4-2): Bouzanis; Brown, M'voto, Tarkowski, Grounds; Croft, Wesolowski, Baxter, Obita; Smith, Barnard. Subs: Cisak, Furman, Iwelumo, Simpson, Taylor, Millar, Winchester.

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