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Paul Cook
Paul Cook
Personal information
Full name Paul Anthony Cook
Date of birth 22 February 1967 (1967-02-22) (age 53)
Place of birth    Liverpool, England England
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Playing position Central midfielder
Club information
Current club England Wigan Athletic (manager)
Senior clubs
Years Club App (Gls)
1983–1984
1984–1988
1988–1989
1989–1994
1994–1996
1996–1997
1997–1999
1999
1999–2003
2001–2002
2003–2006
Total
England Marine
England Wigan Athletic
England Norwich City
England Wolverhampton Wanderers
England Coventry City
England Tranmere Rovers
England Stockport County
EnglandBurnley (loan)
England Burnley
EnglandWigan Athletic (loan)
England Accrington Stanley
00 00
083 0(14)
0000(0)
193 0(19)
037 00(3)
060 00(4)
049 00(3)
012 00(1)
134 0(11)
0000(0)
062 00(1)
642 0(56)   
Teams managed
2006–2007
2007–2012
2012
2012–2015
2015–2017
2017–
England Southport
Flag of Republic Ireland Sligo Rovers
England Accrington Stanley
England Chesterfield
England Portsmouth
England Wigan Athletic

Paul Anthony Cook (born 22 February 1967) is an English professional football manager and former player who is the manager of Championship club Wigan Athletic.

Cook played as a central midfielder during a playing career that spanned 23 years from 1983 until 2006, notably in the Premier League for Coventry City. He also played in the Football League for Wigan Athletic, Norwich City, Wolverhampton Wanderers, Tranmere Rovers, Stockport County and Burnley. He also played Non-league football for Marine and Accrington Stanley. He moved into management in 2006 with Southport and later Sligo Rovers. In February 2012, he returned to English management with Accrington before moving to Chesterfield in October of the same year. In May 2015, he was appointed manager of League Two outfit Portsmouth after a release clause was met in his Chesterfield contract. In May 2017, he was appointed manager of League One club Wigan Athletic.

External links

Wigan Athletic FC
Wigan Athletic F.C. squad - 2020–21

1 Walton · 2 Byrne · 3 Elder · 4 Perkins · 5 Morsy · 6 Power · 7 Gilbey · 8 Evans · 9 Grigg · 10 Toney · 11 Massey · 12 Daniels · 15 Flores · 16 MacDonald · 17 Jacobs · 19 Laurent · 20 Morgan · 21 Thomas · 22 Dunkley · 24 Hunt · 25 Powell · 26 James · 27 Colclough · 29 Burke · 30 Barrigan · 31 Byrne · 33 Burn · 43 Kellett ·  Jones ·  Whitehead ·

Current EFL League Championship managers

Struber (Barnsley) · Karanka (Birmingham City) · Mowbray (Blackburn Rovers) · Tindall (Bournemouth) · Frank (Brentford) · Holden (Bristol City) · Harris (Cardiff City) · Robins (Coventry City) · Cocu (Derby County) · Corberán (Huddersfield Town) · Jones (Luton Town) · Warnock (Middlesbrough) · Rowett (Millwall) · Farke (Norwich City) · Lamouchi (Nottingham Forest) · Neil (Preston North End) · Warburton (Queens Park Rangers) · Bowen (Reading) · Warne (Rotherham United) · Monk (Sheffield Wednesday) · O'Neill (Stoke City) · Cooper (Swansea City) · Vacant (Watford) · Ainsworth (Wycombe Wanderers)

Template:Southport F.C. managers Template:Sligo Rovers F.C. managers

Accrington Stanley Football Club - Managers

Hinksman (1968–75) • Baron (1977–82) • Cook (1982–84) • Keenan (1984–86) • Pierce (1986–89) • Staley (1989–94) • Whalley (1994–96) • Allen (1995–96) • Greenwood (1996–97) • James (1997–98) • Rodaway (1998–99) • Harrison (1999) • Coleman (1999–2012) • Richardson (2012) • Cook (2012) • Richardson (2012–2013) • Beattie (2013–14) • Coleman (2013–)

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Portsmouth Football Club - Managers

Brettell (1898–01) • Blyth (1901–04) • Bonney (1904–08) • Brown (1911–20) • McCartney (1920–27) • Tinn (1927–47) • Jackson (1947–52) • Lever (1952–58) • Cox (1958–61) • G. Smith (1961–70) • Tindall (1970–73) • Mortimore (1973–74) • St John (1974–77) • Dickinson (1977–79) • Burrows (1979–82) • Campbell (1982–84) • Ball (1984–89) • Gregory (1989–90) • Burrows (1990–91) • Bartonc (1991) • J. Smith (1991–95) • Fenwick (1995–98) • Waldonc (1998) • Ball (1998–99) • McNabc (1999–00) • Pulis (2000) • Claridge (2000–01) • Rix (2001–02) • Redknapp (2002–04) • Zajec (2004–05) • Perrin (2005) • Jordanc (2005) • Redknapp (2005–08) • Adams & Jordanc (2008) • Adams (2008–09) • Hart (2009) • Groves & Woanc (2009) • Grant (2009–10) • Cotterill (2010–11) • Whittingham & Grayc (2011) • Appleton (2011–12) • Whittingham (2012–13) • Awfordc (2013) • Barker (2013–14) • Awford (2014–15) • Waddockc (2015) • Cook (2015–17) • Jackett (2017–)

Wigan Athletic Football Club - Managers

Spencer (1932–37) • Milne (1946–47) • Pryde (1949–52) • Goodier (1952–54) • Crook (1954–55) • Suart (1955–56) • Cook (1956) • Barkas (1957) • Hitchen (1957–58) • Barrass (1958–59) • Shirley (1959) • Murphy (1959–60) • Chilton (1960) • Ball (1960–63) • Brown (1963–66) • Craig (1966–67) • Leyland (1967–68) • Saunders (1968) • McNeill (1968–70) • Milne (1970–72) • Rigby (1972–74) • Tiler (1974–76) • McNeill (1976–81) • Eyre (1981) • Lloyd (1981–83) • Charlton (1983) • McNally (1983–85) • Hamilton (1985–86) • Mathias (1986–89) • Hamilton (1989–93) • Philpotts (1993) • Swain (1993–94) • Barrow (1994–95) • Cribley (1995) • Deehan (1995–98) • Mathias (1998–99) • Benson (1999–2000) • Rioch (2000–01) • Greenall (2001) • Bruce (2001) • Jewell (2001–07) • Hutchings (2007) • Barlow (2007) • Bruce (2007–09) • Martínez (2009–13) • Coyle (2013) • Barrow (2013) • Rösler (2013–14) • Mackay (2014–15) • Caldwell (2015–16) • Joyce (2016–17) • Barrow (2017) • Cook (2017–20) • Richardson (2020) • Sheridan (2020–)

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