Paul Cook: Wigan Athletic manager resigns after three years in charge

Wigan Athletic boss Paul Cook has resigned from his position with the financially troubled club.The 53-year-old was appointed in 2017 and led the Latics to promotion back to the Championship in his first season.Wigan, who won 10 of their last 18 games in 2019-20, were relegated on 22 July after a 12-point deduction for entering administration – a sanction that the club is appealing against.”It is with a heavy heart that I have decided to leave,” said Cook.”It is well publicised that the club is going through an incredibly challenging period and, of course, we are all hoping a positive outcome can be found so this football club can write its next chapter under new ownership.”That has to be the main priority for everyone involved and I know the administrators are working hard to ensure the club can get through these difficult times and find new owners.”More to follow.