Category Archives: Paul Cook

12th Man – Channeling the frustration

Latics experienced the first significant setback of the Championship campaign last Saturday when they lost 1-0 to Queens Park Rangers who I expect to be amongst this season’s relegation candidates. Latics were the better team at Loftus Road, but they … Continue reading

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12th Man – Let the good times roll

Latics have exceeded many people’s expectations by making an excellent start to the Championship campaign. On paper they had some very difficult fixtures against several of the promotion favourites but they have now won two and drawn one of their … Continue reading

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12th Man – Big challenges ahead

It’s been an exciting opening to the Championship season with Latics involved in two five-goal thrillers. An opening day 3-2 victory against Sheffield Wednesday has been followed up by a 3-2 defeat against Aston Villa. Then on Tuesday night it … Continue reading

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Villa thriller, with a killer blow for Latics – Aston Villa 3 Wigan Athletic 2

Match report by Jamie Aspinall. Paul Cook was true to his word when he said last week “If we do get beat then I’d rather it [happen] by being aggressive and trying to win the game”. Latics certainly went all … Continue reading

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12th Man – Cook’s business

Latics made a brilliant start to the Championship season with a 3-2 victory against Sheffield Wednesday. Excellent performances all round but particularly pleasing to see new boys Cedric Kipre, Antonee Robinson, Reece James and Darron Gibson settling in so quickly … Continue reading

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When Saturday Comes Wigan Athletic preview 2018/19

When Saturday Comes magazine have once again asked for my views on Latics’ prospects for the forthcoming season so I thought I’d also record my responses here. 1. Realistically, how will you do? The last time we were in the … Continue reading

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12th Man – The future’s bright, the future’s Latics

What a season, what a club! It’s hard to find enough superlatives to sum up Latics’ brilliant season. Nearly everything about it has been so special. Right from the close season everything has been perfection. When Chairman David Sharpe was … Continue reading

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