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Hunt is Wigan Athletic’s unsung hero - Cook

Paul Cook has hailed Noel Hunt as an unsung hero of Wigan Athletic’s assault on two fronts this season.


Pictures: Latics 3 Bournemouth 0

Wigan Athletic moved majestically into the fourth round of the FA cup last night.

Alexis Sanchez

Gossip: United to splash the cash on Sanchez?

Thursday’s football stories claim striker’s move will cost big money....

Paul Cook

Scoreline ‘flattered us’, admits Wigan Athletic boss

Wigan Athletic boss Paul Cook could not hide his delight after watching his side dump Premier League Bournemouth out of the FA Cup to set up a fourth-round tie against West Ham.

Dan Burn

Wigan Athletic 3 Bournemouth 0

Goals from Sam Morsy, substitute Dan Burn and Callum Elder gave Wigan Athletic a famous - and thoroughly deserved - FA Cup victory over Premier League Bournemouth, to set up a fourth-round tie against West Ham.

Michael Jacobs

Positive thinking is the way to go for Wigan Athletic, says Michael Jacobs

Michael Jacobs insists Wigan Athletic will be going all out ‘to attack and be positive’ against Bournemouth tonight with a place in the fourth round of the FA Cup at stake.

Jon Moss awards Leicester's second goal after consulting VAR.

Is VAR technology the future or will it ruin the beautiful game?

English football history was made at the King Power Stadium on Tuesday night as VAR techology was used to award a goal for the very first time.
Gavin Massey

Gavin Massey: Wigan Athletic must finish the job we started in FA Cup

Gavin Massey admits Wigan Athletic’s players are fighting among themselves to feature in tonight’s FA Cup third-round replay against Bournemouth – to finish the job they started 11 days ago!

Leam Richardson is sent to the stands at Bournemouth

Latics chief: I’ll be on best behaviour!

Leam Richardson insists he’ll be on his best behaviour on Wednesday night - after being sent to the stands in the first game between Wigan Athletic and Bournemouth!

Latics players celebrate at Bournemouth

‘Replays aren’t healthy but this is a big game’

Leam Richardson insists Wednesday night’s FA Cup third-round replay against Bournemouth is no more or less significant than Saturday’s League One trip to Plymouth.

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger could be busy this month

Gossip: One in and two out at Arsenal?

Tuesday’s transfer stories claim Gunners face a busy month.....

Gaetan Bong

Brighton offer ‘full support’ to Bong

Brighton have given Gaetan Bong their “full support” after the former Latics defender accused West Brom forward Jay Rodriguez of racially abusing him during Saturday’s 2-0 defeat at the Hawthorns.

Lee McCulloch during a Latics coaching camp at St Edmund Arrowsmith in Ashton

Legend Lee is Poles apart!

Latics legend Lee McCulloch is aiming to kickstart his coaching career - in the unlikely setting of Poland!

Jack Byrne

Byrne swaps Latics for Latics!

Jack Byrne has completed his permanent transfer from Wigan Athletic to Oldham for an undisclosed fee.

Manchester United's Henrikh Mkhitaryan

Gossip: Arsenal keen on Mkhitaryan move?

Monday’s football stories link Gunners with United attacker....

Gavin Massey finds it hard to break through against Peterborough

Cook: We are in a ‘very strong position’

Paul Cook wants Wigan Athletic to kick on and take full advantage of the ‘very strong position’ they find themselves in at the top of League One.

Nathan Byrne reaches for the ball against Peterborough

Cook quick to make his point after stalemate

Paul Cook insisted the goalless draw against Peterborough - a third stalemate in a row at the DW - would prove to be be a point gained rather than two dropped for Wigan Athletic in the final shake-up.

Grant McCann, left, with Paul Cook

Posh boss: Lack of belief cost us Wigan win

Peterborough manager Grant McCann felt a bit more ‘sharpness and belief’ from his side would have seen them complete a famous league double over Wigan Athletic.

James Vaughan making his Latics debut

Wigan Athletic 0 Peterborough 0

Wigan Athletic were held to a 0-0 draw by Peterborough - their third stalemate in a row at the DW - but ended up extending their lead at the top of League One to three points.

Paul Cook

“You can’t see it being 0-0, can you?” - Cook

Paul Cook admits Wigan Athletic’s bid for a clean-sheet record will face the ultimate test this afternoon against in-form Jack Marriott and Peterborough.

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