Paul Cook: Wigan Athletic boss given touchline ban and fine for improper conduct

Paul Cook
Paul Cook has been in charge of Wigan Athletic since May 2017

Wigan Athletic boss Paul Cook has been given a one-match touchline ban by the Football Association after admitting two improper conduct charges.

The 52-year-old has also been fined £4,000, and his ban will apply to Saturday's home game against Millwall.

He admitted using abusive and/or insulting language towards the referee after a 2-2 draw with Middlesbrough.

He also admitted his language and/or behaviour afterwards in the officials' room amounted to improper conduct.

Cook's Wigan side are 22nd in the Championship, three points from safety with 13 matches remaining this term.