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Paul Cook




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Paul Cook was appointed Town boss on 2 March 2021.

The former Portsmouth and Wigan boss signed a contract until the summer of 2023 and is the 18th manager in the Club’s history.

Paul had a long career as a player, experiencing the Premier League with Coventry as well as spells at Wolves, Burnley and Wigan amongst others as he clocked up more than 700 first-team appearances.

His managerial career has seen him enjoy promotions at all three of his most recent clubs, with Chesterfield as League Two winners in 2013/14; at Portsmouth in 2016/17 - again as League Two champions - and at Wigan, where he guided them to the League One title in 2017/18.

Paul's first win as manager of the Club came at home to Plymouth Argyle on 13 March 2021.

Paul is sponsored by Conrad Consulting.

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