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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Wigan Warriors
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.

Wigan Warriors
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.

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’.

Wigan Warriors
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.

Shaun Wane

Warriors’ play-offs hopes are crushed

Wigan’s season will end tomorrow.
Rugby league
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.

Paul Cook

Cook eyeing Posh spice!

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

Nathan Byrne

Byrne right back in from the cold!

Rewind back to January, and it looked as though Nathan Byrne had played his last game for Wigan Athletic.

Will Grigg

Latics guest player column - Will Grigg

The games are coming thick and fast at the moment, but that’s what we want.

Max Power congratulates Gavin Massey

The 12th Man: Cracking start - and the buzz is back!

It’s been a hard watch over the last three matches for myself.

Tom Davies scoring against Castleford

Davies: We’ll give it our best... no matter what

Tom Davies insists a strong performance to restore some pride will be at the front of their minds if Warriors can’t reach the play-offs when they face Wakefield tomorrow.

Wigan Warriors
Arsenal striker Alexis Sanchez

Gossip: New twist to Sanchez race?

Gossip: Friday’s football rumours claim PSG are the favourites for Arsenal star.....

Jamie Jones

Jones keeping up fine form!

Paul Cook admits Jamie Jones is seizing his opportunity between the sticks with both hands as he continues to solve Wigan Athletic’s goalkeeping problem.

James Worthington

Young Warriors earn England Academy call-ups

Seven young Warriors have been named in the England Academy squad to take on France next month.

Wigan Warriors
Fans saw the worst of Wigan at the DW Stadium last Sunday

Talking RL: The Warriors have paid the price for lack of consistency

It could be worse. If rugby league was like football, all three of these crucial games would be taking place at the same time.

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