The 76-year-old is a popular figure and in one of his more bullish moods, said should Wigan ever win the world's oldest domestic cup competition, he would bring it along to show the locals.
"Since we won the FA Cup, everybody on this planet knows Wigan," he said.
"I took it to round six schools in Jersey recently. I had never seen so much excitement from those youngsters.
"I was amazed at the look on their faces when they could get near the FA Cup. It shocked me how much love and affection there is for the trophy.
"I have promised Barbados I will take it there. I will do that in November and let every youngster on the island look at it.
"We are so proud at what we have done."
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- Owen Coyle