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Show me what you’re made of - Cook

Paul Cook has called on his Wigan Athletic players to produce a similar response to their only previous league defeat when they host Plymouth on Tuesday night.

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Paul Cook (right), with Peterborough legend Barry Fry

Latics are proving ‘difficult to manage’, admits Cook

Paul Cook admitted his Wigan Athletic side are proving ‘difficult to manage’ after showing their huge strengths - and also biggest weaknesses - during Saturday’s 3-2 defeat at Peterborough.

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Michael Jacobs reflects on one that got away

We beat ‘best side in League One’ - Posh boss

Peterborough boss Grant McCann could not hide his delight at seeing off ‘the best squad in League One’ in Wigan Athletic.

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Thomas Leuluai shows his disappointment at full time on Saturday

Five talking points from Warriors’ loss at Wakefield

Phil Wilkinson looks at five talking points from Wigan’s 32-0 defeat in their last match of 2017.

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Some of the damage said to have been caused after a police chase which ended in Twist Lane at around 5am

Motorist in police chase 'collides with cars and wall'

A motorist has been arrested after a police pursuit in Leigh in the early hours of this morning.

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Wakefield Trinity's Belle Vue ground, where a fan collapsed and later died

Fan collapses and dies at end of Wigan and Wakefield tie

Tributes have been paid to a fan who collapsed and died at the end of Wigan's visit to Wakefield Trinity Wildcats yesterday

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The scene of the fire at the Kirkless industrial estate in Cale Lane, Aspull, last night

UPDATED: Firefighters contain major blaze at plastics firm

More than 30 firefighters have been tackling a major blaze at a plastics firm on a Wigan industrial estate overnight.
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Tom Davies and Sam Tomkins were unable to prevent Wigan slipping to defeat

Wane: We played like it was a friendly

Shaun Wane refused to seek excuses for their drab 32-0 loss at Wakefield.

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Sam Tomkins (left) was stand-in captain

Wakefield 32 Wigan 0

Wigan were nilled for the first time this year as they brought the curtain down on a turbulent campaign with a dismal display.

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Michael Jacobs opens the scoring at Peterborough

Peterborough 3 Wigan Athletic 2

Wigan Athletic paid a high price for failing to hammer home their first-half superiority as they slipped to a last-gasp defeat at Peterborough, who leapfrog them into second spot in League One.

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The Montrose Skills Hub in Wigan

Rescue bid for animals following training centre fire

A rescue operation for dozens of small animals had to be launched by firefighters after smoke began to fill a training centre.

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Wigan players look dejected after the loss to Castleford

Wane: We’ve responded from tough weeks before

When Shaun Wane led the final training session yesterday, he didn’t mention ‘must-win’ or ‘dead-rubber’.

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The location of the collision in Bolton Road, Atherton

UPDATED: Police appeal for witnesses after elderly man is hospitalised in road collision

An appeal for witnesses has been issued after a man in his 70s was in collision with a car in Atherton.
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Nick Powell

Powell back in top Nick and raring to go!

Nick Powell is poised to return to the Wigan Athletic starting side at Peterborough this weekend.

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Shaun Wane

Warriors’ play-offs hopes are crushed

Wigan’s season will end tomorrow.
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Max Power

Cook gives Max thought to Perks of Morsy poser

Paul Cook admits he’s already made up his mind over whether David Perkins or Max Power will replace the suspended Sam Morsy in the Wigan Athletic engine room at Peterborough this weekend.

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Paul Cook

Cook eyeing Posh spice!

Paul Cook says fans ‘Wannabe’ expecting goals when Wigan Athletic travel down to Peterborough this weekend.

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Aasma Day

No - I don't wish it could be Christmas every day ...

Can I be the first to wish you all a very merry Christmas?
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Cross dresser Ryan Chelford, aka Ben Batt, talks through tactics

Ben dons a dress for TV Match of the Day

A popular Wigan actor played a hilarious cameo role in the new series of the satire comedy W1A.
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Alex with his fiance  Becky and their son Zach

Town rallies to help young dad

A young Wigan dad seriously injured on his stag do is making progress in hospital.

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