Category Archives: Paul Cook

Cook has lost the recipe for success – Wigan Athletic 0 Barnsley 0

Paul Cook Paul Cook’s job is surely on the line after another dispiriting performance in the 0-0 draw with fellow strugglers Barnsley at the DW Stadium. Latics have not won in five games and the manager’s tactics mean that they … Continue reading

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Cook’s route one into trouble – Middlesbrough 1 Wigan Athletic 0

Paul Cook It was another frustrating away defeat for Wigan Athletic when they went down 1-0 to Middlesbrough at the Riverside. Latics started the brighter of the two teams and created several good chances before they succumbed to Boro’s first … Continue reading

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Ten-men Latics can’t contain in-form Leeds – Wigan Athletic 0 Leeds United 2

Wigan Athletic were unable to prevent Leeds United moving to the top of the Championship table with a comfortable 2-0 victory at the DW Stadium. In a physical encounter Latics went down to ten men on 21 minutes when midfielder … Continue reading

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Championship pundits may need to revise their predictions

Many media pundits prematurely tipped Wigan Athletic for relegation this season but after a very successful transfer window Paul Cook’s team now look a much stronger outfit and much more likely to compete at the top half of the Championship. … Continue reading

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When Saturday Comes Wigan Athletic preview 2019/20

Paul Cook When Saturday Comes magazine have once again asked for my views on Latics’ prospects for the forthcoming season so I thought I’d record my responses here. 1. Realistically, how will you do? Very hard to say, the optimist … Continue reading

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Bristol bound on a wing and a prayer

I’m travelling down to Bristol City on Saturday for another Latics away-day but it’s more in hope than expectation. It’s a very tough fixture as the fifth-placed Robins will be desperate to consolidate their play-off place after an important mid-week … Continue reading

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Trying to find the finishing touches – Wigan Athletic 0 Brentford 0

Wigan Athletic remain in the relegation dogfight after a 0-0 draw at home to Brentford and are four points above the drop zone with seven games remaining. It was a creditable performance by Latics who had the best chances to … Continue reading

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