The youngest boss in the Football League enjoyed the perfect start to his managerial career as the Latics eased to a 3-0 home win in their crucial clash against fellow strugglers Hartlepool on Tuesday night.
Robbie Simpson was recalled to the starting line-up against Pools while loanee Korey Smith was handed his debut and both are primed to continue.
Chris Iwelumo and Jordan Obita were the unlucky duo to make way and are set to be among the substitutes once more at Greenhous Meadow.
Cliff Byrne was also on the bench against John Hughes' men on his return to the squad from an ankle problem as he awaits his first match action since February.
Matt Smith will not be rushed back from a knee injury but has a realistic chance of featuring against Swindon on Good Friday.
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- Jordan Obita
- Robbie Simpson
- Chris Iwelumo