She was a controversial figure while she was alive and Margaret Thatcher continues to provoke debate after her death.
Today, opinions divided over whether football clubs should hold a minute's silence before this weekend's games.
The Wigan Athletic chairman Dave Whelan says they should, as a matter of respect.
But it's certainly not a view that's been welcomed in his home town, as Rachel Townsend has been finding out.
Wigan chairman Dave Whelan says he would welcome a tribute to the late Baroness Thatcher during the weekend fixtures.
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