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#Paul Cook

# paul-cook - Saturday 1 August, 2020

Former Sligo Rovers boss Paul Cook explains why he has left Wigan

Cook was in charge for three years and led the Latics to the League One title in 2017-18 before this season ended in farce.

# paul-cook - Wednesday 29 July, 2020

Former Sligo boss Cook resigns from struggling Wigan

The 53-year-old was unable to keep the Latics clear of the relegation zone after their 12-point penalty.

# paul-cook - Thursday 23 July, 2020

Cook feeling 'physically sick' as final-day draw leaves Wigan facing relegation

Facing a 12-point deduction for entering administration, a win against Fulham last night would have made Wigan safe.

# paul-cook - Thursday 16 July, 2020

Bristol City and Birmingham keen on Wigan boss Cook

The Championship clubs want to tempt the ex-Sligo Rovers boss to take over.

# paul-cook - Friday 23 November, 2018

Lennon 'flattered' by Ireland links while Cook rules himself out

The managers of Hibernian and Wigan Athletic have had their say on Ireland’s vacancy.

# paul-cook - Friday 3 August, 2018

Irish midfielder Darron Gibson signs for Championship side Wigan on short-term deal

Gibson will link up with former Sligo Rovers boss Paul Cook at Wigan.

# paul-cook - Wednesday 14 March, 2018

'I could see an upset' - Ex-League of Ireland boss on the brink of Wembley trip with giant-killing Wigan

A two-time FAI Cup winner with Sligo Rovers, Liverpudlian Paul Cook is involved in an FA Cup quarter-final this weekend.

# paul-cook - Tuesday 20 February, 2018

'Nothing happened in the tunnel' - Guardiola

The Manchester City manager wanted to focus on football, not fighting, after last night’s FA Cup loss.

# paul-cook - Monday 19 February, 2018

'I wasn't good enough, that is the truth:' Guardiola reveals he was rejected by Wigan

The Manchester City manager says he wanted a switch to England when he was a player in 2005.

# paul-cook - Thursday 3 August, 2017

On the Hunt: Irish interest grows at Wigan as a familiar face puts pen to paper

Noel Hunt has joined on a season-long deal.

# paul-cook - Wednesday 31 May, 2017

Former Sligo Rovers boss lands Wigan role

Paul Cook departs Portsmouth, after guiding them to the League Two title, in order to take up his new role.

# paul-cook - Monday 15 June, 2015

A former League of Ireland star has joined Portsmouth

Enda Stevens has signed for the League Two side on a two-year deal.

# paul-cook - Tuesday 12 May, 2015

A former League of Ireland boss has taken over as manager of Portsmouth

He’s dropping down a division to do so.

# paul-cook - Sunday 4 May, 2014

Chesterfield's Irish midfielder Jay O'Shea dedicates league title to his late friend

The Dubliner played football with St Joseph’s Boys alongside his pal David Spain, who passed away in January.

# paul-cook - Friday 5 October, 2012

Ventre keeping his head as title draws close

“Every year there’s been a progression and for it to keep on going, the next progression is to win the league,” Sligo Rovers captain Danny Ventre says.

# paul-cook - Friday 13 April, 2012

Leaders of the Pack: Raffaele Cretaro and Sligo set to welcome Derry

The Rovers striker and his teammates are enjoying their best league start in 75 years but know Derry will pose a genuine threat

# paul-cook - Monday 27 February, 2012

Sligo appoint Ian Baraclough as manager

The former Scunthorpe United manager has been appointed as Paul Cook’s replacement.

# paul-cook - Tuesday 21 February, 2012

Short-changed: Sligo won't receive compensation for Cook LOI

Short-changed: Sligo won't receive compensation for Cook

Accrington Stanley will not pay a financial package for their new manager, while Sligo begin interviews to replace him tomorrow.

# paul-cook - Monday 13 February, 2012

He's off: Sligo confirm Cook's departure for Accrington Stanley

The Bit O’Red will have to find a new manager pretty sparkish as their current one has joined the Npower League Two side.

# paul-cook - Tuesday 3 January, 2012

McStay in the running for Candystripes job

Stockport County’s assistant manager is in the fray to take over at The Brandywell and will hold talks with the club this week.

# paul-cook - Monday 19 December, 2011

Awards time: Irish soccer nominations announced

Three managers and three players will battle it out to scoop the Airtricity/Soccer Writers’ Association of Ireland Personality of the Year.

# paul-cook - Wednesday 14 December, 2011

Quigley enlists with Sligo's Red army

Sligo Rovers confirmed the signing of Dundalk striker Mark Quigley this afternoon.

# paul-cook - Saturday 5 November, 2011

'Our club's special' - Sligo boss Paul Cook looks forward to tomorrow's FAI Cup final

Bit O’ Red manager hopes his Premier Division runners-up can retain their trophy at Lansdwone Rd tomorrow.

# paul-cook - Thursday 27 October, 2011

Cook warns that he won't be at Sligo forever

The Sligo Rovers boss has hinted that a potential move to SPL side St Johnstone snagged over personal terms.

The Morning Score: Thursday Early Doors This post contains videos

The Morning Score: Thursday

Here’s everything you need to know before that first coffee.

# paul-cook - Wednesday 26 October, 2011

Cook to stay in red with Sligo

Paul Cook will remain as Sligo Rovers boss after he turned down a move to SPL side St Johnstone.

# paul-cook - Tuesday 25 October, 2011

St Johnstone confirm talks with Sligo boss Paul Cook

Paul Cook is the favourite to fill the Scottish side’s vacant managerial post.

The Morning Score: Tuesday

Dry yourself off and settle down for well-deserved cup of tea. Here’s all of the morning’s sports news.

# paul-cook - Thursday 28 July, 2011

Scoreless draw hands Sligo the advantage Europa League This post contains videos

Scoreless draw hands Sligo the advantage

WATCH: St. Patrick’s Athletic conceded an injury-time goal as they fell 2-0 against Karpaty Lviv.

# paul-cook - Friday 24 June, 2011

What to look out for this weekend in the League of Ireland

We preview the big games coming up, in addition to analysing Galway United’s recent financial troubles.

# paul-cook - Friday 4 March, 2011

Living the Hoop dreams as champions the one to beat this season Home Thoughts This post contains videos

Living the Hoop dreams as champions the one to beat this season

Alan Smith tugs on his boots, slips in the shin-guards, does a few cursory stretches and kicks off his League of Ireland column. It’s going to be another mad season, isn’t it?

# paul-cook - Tuesday 1 March, 2011

League of Ireland kick-off: is the west awake for title hopefuls Sligo?

Alan Smith reckons Sligo will fall just short in their pursuit of Shamrock Rovers this season. Do you agree?