Category Archives: Paul Cook

12th Man – Cook’s positive vibes

I’m trying not to get too carried away so early in the season but Latics have made an impressive start to the campaign. They rarely have a good start and it is the first time they’ve won their first three … Continue reading

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12th Man – Cook’s high standards

Latics continued their good start to the season with a somewhat lucky 2-1 League Cup victory against a combative Blackpool team. Paul Cook’s rotation policy for the League Cup was an eminently sensible approach to what is a lengthy fixture … Continue reading

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Wigan bolt out of the starting blocks – MK Dons 0 Wigan Athletic 1

Match report by Jamie Aspinall. For a change, Latics started the season with a win and a great performance to boot. Nick Powell was the only player able to find a way past ex-Latics keeper Lee Nicholls, who kept the … Continue reading

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12th Man – Cooking up something good

It’s been a typically hectic close season at Latics with a new manager Paul Cook, new coaching staff and the usual high turnover of players. For some fans transfer speculation can be unsettling as their favourite players seek a move … Continue reading

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When Saturday Comes pre-season preview 2017/18

When Saturday Comes magazine recently asked for my views on Latics’ prospects for their pre-season preview so I thought I’d also record my responses here. 1. Realistically, how will you do? I’m optimistic with Paul Cook in charge and if … Continue reading

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12th Man – The first choice

I’m pleased to say that Paul Cook was my first choice for the Latics manager’s job. Of the candidates available I believe he has the right profile for a club which is trying to rebuild itself after relegation from the … Continue reading

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Cook confirmed as new Latics manager

Wigan Athletic have confirmed the appointment of Paul Cook as the new manager on a three-year contract. Despite being offered an improved deal at Portsmouth the Liverpool born manager decided to return to the North West and take the Latics … Continue reading

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