sport news Wigan Athletic 4-1 Bury

Former striker Nick Powell scored twice in Wigan's victory  Michael Jacobs also got himself on the scoresheet as did Lee Evans  Paul Cook's side maintained their 100 per cent winning start to the season 

By Joe Bernstein for the Daily Mail

Published: 17:12 BST, 13 August 2017 | Updated: 17:12 BST, 13 August 2017

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Former striker Nick Powell scored twice as Wigan Athletic maintained their 100 per cent record in League One.

After Steve Bruce's son Alex had scored on his Bury debut to cancel out Michael Jacobs' opener for Wigan, Powell took over.

He headed in a Lee Evans cross after 53 minutes and then rammed home a penalty when Adam Thompson had wrestled Ivan Toney to the floor.

Nick Powell celebrates scoring Wigan Athletic's third goal against Bury on Sunday

Nick Powell celebrates scoring Wigan Athletic's third goal against Bury on Sunday

Lee Evans completed the scoring with a long-range thunderbolt late in the second half.

Wigan are hopeful of an immediate return to The Championship and a lot will depend on holding onto 25-year-old Powell, who was hailed as the next big thing when Sir Alex Ferguson signed him from Crewe as a teenager.

Injuries wrecked his four years at Old Trafford but is now beginning to realise his potential and has scored eight goals in

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