Grigg a doubt for Cook's return to Pompey

Wigan's Will GriggWigan's Will Grigg
Wigan's Will Grigg
Will Grigg is an injury doubt for Wigan's trip to Pompey.

The 19-goal striker, who netted the winner in the Latics’ famous FA Cup fifth-round win over Premier League champions-elect Manchester City earlier this season, was substituted at half-time in his side’s 3-0 victory over Oldham on Good Friday.

The Northern Ireland international has been suffering with a calf complaint in recent weeks.

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Paul Cook, who returns to Fratton Park for the first time since leaving the Blues last summer for the DW Stadium, admitted he replaced Grigg with James Vaughan as a precaution.

He told Wigan’s website: ‘Will has been struggling with his calf lately and he proposed to come off at half-time.

‘He is having a great season and scored a quality first goal, the last thing we want would be to lost Will for the rest of the season.

‘So it was a precautionary one, especially with having the likes of Devante Cole and Vaughany on the bench.’