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Paul Cook admitted Wigan Athletic were indebted to star striker Will Grigg for getting them out of jail and avoiding FA Cup humiliation against non-league Fylde.

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Will Grigg

Wigan Athletic 3 AFC Fylde 2

Will Grigg scored twice in the last 10 minutes to save Wigan Athletic from FA Cup humiliation against non-league Fylde.

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Leam Richardson

We’ve done due diligence - Richardson

Wigan Athletic will have to be at their best if they are to overcome the real threat posed by non-league AFC Fylde in tonight’s FA Cup second-round replay.

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Nick Powell scores from the spot

Latics stars won’t pay the penalty!

Wigan Athletic’s players have been getting some last-minute spot-kick practice ahead of tonight’s FA Cup second-round replay against Fylde – to avoid paying the penalty!

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Ivan Toney

Ivan wasn’t ‘The Terrible’, insists Leam!

Leam Richardson has laughed off suggestions the ‘handbags’ in the tunnel at the end of Wigan Athletic’s clash against Fleetwood on Saturday was in any way comparable to Sunday’s ‘Milkgate’ episode at Old Trafford that has made worldwide headlines.

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Nick Powell

‘Good lad’ Powell is ‘Mr Popular’ - Cook

Nick Powell’s influence off the field is as his important as his exploits on it as he continues to underpin Wigan Athletic’s promotion push.

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Lee Evans

Evans above...Lee’s the business! - Cook

Paul Cook lavished praise on Lee Evans after the Welshman’s two assists underpinned the 2-0 victory over Fleetwood that sent Wigan Athletic four points clear at the top of League One.

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Uwe Rosler (right of the technical area)

Rosler: Wigan ‘too good in both boxes’ for us

Uwe Rosler admitted Wigan Athletic had ‘too much quality in both boxes’ after seeing off his Fleetwood Town side 2-0 at the DW Stadium.

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Dan Burn

Wigan Athletic 2 Fleetwood Town 0

Wigan Athletic have moved four points clear at the top of League One after seeing off Uwe Rosler’s Fleetwood 2-0 at the DW Stadium.

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Paul Cook

Under pressure? Not us! - Cook

Paul Cook insists his Wigan Athletic side will be not be hamstrung by the pressure of having taken over leadership of League One ahead of this afternoon’s visit of Fleetwood.

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Uwe Rosler

I’ve nothing to prove to Wigan - Rosler

Fleetwood Town manager Uwe Rosler insists he doesn’t have a point to prove ahead of his first return to Wigan since being sacked as Latics boss in November 2014.

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Christian Walton

Walton back to save the day!

Wigan Athletic boss Paul Cook admits the welcome return of Christian Walton – who will face Fleetwood this weekend after three months out with a broken leg – could not have been any more timely .

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Sam Morsy

Latics guest player column - Sam Morsy

We had plenty of chances to have killed the game off at Fylde last weekend.

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Max Power

Real challenge starts now - Power

Max Power admits Wigan Athletic have achieved the first of their two aims this season – but the real challenge starts now!

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Uwe Rosler

The 12th Man: Uwe’s back in town!

So after all that, the anticipation, the hand wringing over ticket allocations, controversial ballots and being back on prime time BBC TV, we get to do it all over again.

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Paul Cook

Cook’s big keeper decision

Christian Walton is hoping to make a sensational return to the Wigan Athletic starting side for the visit of Fleetwood.

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Uwe Rosler will need no introduction when he returns to the DW

Talking football: ‘Complacency is Latics’ biggest obstacle’

The decorations are up, Noddy Holder is on the radio, Christmas party season is in full swing.

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Max Power

Familiarity not breeding contempt for Max and ‘Tics

Max Power believes Paul Cook’s dislike for wholesale changes will greatly help Wigan Athletic’s efforts to switch between League One and FA Cup commitments this month.

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Will Grigg

‘Not bad’, says ton-up Grigg

Will Grigg reckons his first century of appearances in a Wigan Athletic warrant an overall verdict of ‘not bad’ – with the promise of much more to come!

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