Wigan manager Paul Cook will leave club following Championship relegation after 12-point deduction for entering administration

  • Paul Cook has been in charge at Wigan since May 2017 and led the side well
  • He steered them to promotion back to the Championship and survived last term 
  • This season the club were relegated after 12-point deduction for administration 
  • Club are appealing punishment but manager Cook is set to leave the club  

Wigan manager Paul Cook will leave the club after they were hit with a 12-point penalty for going into administration and relegated from the Championship.

It’s understood that Cook, who is already being linked with the vacancies at Bristol City and Birmingham, has resigned. 

Wigan’s appeal against the punishment will be heard on Friday.

Wigan manager Paul Cook is to leave the club following their Championship relegation

Wigan manager Paul Cook is to leave the club following their Championship relegation

Cook joined Wigan three years ago after they were last in League One following relegation. 

He steered them to the title and an FA Cup quarter-final before impressively beating the drop in the Championship last season.

The 12-point deduction this season after entering administration was taken away from their total after a draw with Fulham on the final day.    

Wigan are appealing their 12-point deduction and will find out the result on Friday

Wigan are appealing their 12-point deduction and will find out the result on Friday

source: dailymail.co.uk

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