Apr 26, 2014 at 3pm UK at ‚ÄčDW Stadium
WiganWigan Athletic
0-2
Blackpool

Pearce (32')
FT(HT: 0-0)
Keogh (60'), Dobbie (70')
Bishop (55')

Half-Time Report: Wigan Athletic drawing following first-half penalty miss

Half-Time Report: Wigan drawing following penalty miss
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Wigan Athletic are held to a goalless draw at half time in their Championship encounter with Blackpool after Martyn Waghorn misses a first-half penalty.

Wigan Athletic are being held to a goalless draw at half time in their Championship encounter with Blackpool, after Martyn Waghorn missed a first-half penalty.

Wigan were the first to threaten as James Perch flashed a header towards goal after getting on the end of Shaun Maloney's cross, leaving Matt Gilks to pull off a smart save to deny the midfielder.

The hosts were awarded a penalty after 20 minutes when Maloney was brought down by Anthony McMahon, but Waghorn was wasteful as he saw his spot kick saved by a sprawling Gilks at the bottom right corner of goal.

Neal Bishop missed a good opportunity to hand Blackpool a surprise lead just before half time, firing wide despite finding himself with space in the centre of the Wigan box.

Martyn Waghorn of Wigan Athletic celebrates after scoring the second goal during the Sky Bet Championship match between Wigan Athletic and Reading at DW Stadium on April 18, 2014
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