Category Archives: Paul Cook

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

Posted in Paul Cook, Wigan Athletic | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in League One, Paul Cook, Portsmouth, Wigan Athletic | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

12th Man – End of season review

In the last 12th Man column of the season I was asked by the Wigan Evening Post to provide answers to four key questions: What went wrong? At the beginning of the season I was optimistic that Latics would have … Continue reading

Posted in Dave Whelan, David Sharpe, Gary Caldwell, Graham Barrow, Paul Cook, Warren Joyce, Wigan Athletic | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

12th Man – Four for the manager shortlist

With Latics’ relegation to League One finally confirmed, the search for a new manager will now gather pace with an appointment expected by the end of the month or beginning of June. However, Latics’ track record in recruiting managers is … Continue reading

Posted in Danny Cowley, Michael O'Neill, Nicky Cowley, Paul Cook, Uwe Rösler, Wigan Athletic | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment