Date: 1st April 2018 at 10:55am
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Wigan Athletic manager Paul Cook has explained why Will Grigg was replaced at half-time of the 3-0 home win over Oldham Athletic on Good Friday.

Despite giving Wigan a 1-0 lead with a cool finish from close range, Grigg was swapped for James Vaughan during the interval due to a recent calf problem.

‘Will has been struggling with his calf lately and he proposed to come off at half-time,’ Cook told the official club website after the game.

‘He is having a great season and scored a quality first goal. The last thing we want would be to lose Will for the rest of the season so it was a precautionary one, especially with us having the likes of Devante (Cole) and Vaughany on the bench.’

Vaughan would go on to score his first DW Stadium goal to make it 2-0, before Nick Powell completely secured all three points with a superb solo effort.