Tag Archives: Paul Cook

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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Which players should be released if Latics survive in the Championship?

With eight games remaining Latics are in a relegation scrap and sit just three points above the drop zone, but if they do survive in the Championship this season what are the player options for next season. Latics’ best player … Continue reading

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Latics press the self-destruct button – Blackburn Rovers 3 Wigan Athletic 0

Dark days at Wigan Athletic as Paul Cook’s team engineered their own downfall and gifted Blackburn Rovers an easy three points at Ewood Park. After enjoying plenty of early possession Latics contrived to present Rovers with three goals following defensive … Continue reading

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Cook’s tactics secure point but will it prove to be enough in the long run? Wigan Athletic 0 Middlesbrough 0

Was this a point gained or an opportunity lost for Wigan Athletic? Latics set up to frustrate promotion chasing Middlesbrough at the DW Stadium and secured one point in their fight for Championship survival. The hosts rode their luck with … Continue reading

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