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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.

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.

Brian Noble after he was awarded an MBE by the Duke of Cambridge during an Investiture ceremony at Buckingham Palace. Photo: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire

Noble thrilled to collect MBE

Former Wigan and Great Britain coach Brian Noble was “thrilled” to collect his MBE at Buckingham Palace.

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Dan Sarginson spent three years at Wigan

New development in Sarginson saga

Dan Sarginson’s path has been cleared for a return to Super League after being told he has no future at the Gold Coast Titans.

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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.

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!

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.

Dan Sarginson left Wigan last year

Sarginson on Warriors’ radar

Dan Sarginson has emerged as a target for a return to Wigan if Anthony Gelling decides to leave.

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Warriors star Sam Powell has a word with his team-mates during training

Powell feels rise in intensity

Sam Powell says the culture within the Wigan camp has “definitely” gone up a notch.

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

The England squad after last Saturday's loss. Picture: NRL Photos

Liam Farrell column: ‘George would have made a massive difference’

I was devastated when England lost the World Cup Final.

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 .

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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