From the Oldham Archives
21st Nov A resilient Chadderton outfit came from a goal behind to record a 2-1 victory over Abbey Hulton United in the North West Counties Division One on Saturday. Joshua Walker put the visitors ahead in the 18th minute, but a quick-fire brace from Niall Barnes in the 58th and 60th minute gave manager David Fish his […]
21st Nov Avro have booked their place in the Manchester Challenge Trophy Final after beating Heyside 3-0 on Saturday. Louis Potts smashed home a hat-trick to set up a grand finale against East Manchester, who won the competition last season after a 4-0 triumph over Wythenshawe Town at Hyde United’s Ewen Fields Stadium. Avro entered the game […]
20th Nov Oldham Rugby League Club’s League 1 campaign in 2018 begins on Sunday, February 18 with a tough test in Cumbria against last season’s beaten promotion finalists Whitehaven. The first home league game is against Hemel Stags on Sunday, March 4. In a division of 14 clubs there will be 13 home games and 13 away […]
20th Nov Jack Holmes, a key player in Oldham’s 2015 promotion-winning squad, is back with the Roughyeds after a season and a bit at Rochdale Hornets. The 23-year-old utility back enjoyed promotions in consecutive seasons, playing for Oldham in their 31-20 promotion final win against Keighley Cougars in 2015 and scoring the first of Rochdale’s four tries […]
20th Nov North Manchester Girls League: Chadderton Park under 13 Girls had an impressive 1-0 win at home to table toppers Ashton Pumas. The girls soaked up a lot of pressure from the Pumas and the girls showed a lot of grit and determination. The winning goal coming from an amazing strike from Anna Keeling. East Manchester […]
16th Nov Oldham will play their usual pre-season game against newly-promoted Barrow Raiders at Craven Park on Sunday, January 21 (kick-off 2pm). It will give fans an early chance to look at new boys Paul Crook, Luke Nelmes, Danny Rasool, Kyran Johnson, Dave Eccleston, Matt Reid and Adam Jones. Liam Bent can also be classed as a […]
15th Nov Heyside and Avro will battle it out this weekend for a place in the Manchester Challenge Trophy Final. The eagerly awaited tie, which is taking place at Crompton House Academy, will see the sides lock horns for the second time this season. Avro, who proudly sit top of the Manchester Premier League on 34 points, […]
14th Nov London League Publications Ltd are pleased to announce the publication of Roughyeds Against all the Odds – Oldham Rugby League Club 1997 to 2017 In 1997, Oldham Rugby League Club, 121 years old, went into liquidation. It seemed that professional rugby league in the town was gone for ever. Thankfully that was not the case […]
13th Nov North Bury League: Chadderton Park under 14’s Lions enjoyed a great 5-0 win away at Miam Miam Celtic Hoops. It was a comfortable mornings work for the Lions and they were never really in any trouble. Antonios Koiloropolous starting up front instead of centre half gave us the lead which was doubled with a thumping […]
10th Nov SATURDAY: EFL LEAGUE ONE: Doncaster Rovers v Rotherham United, Blackpool v Portsmouth, Bradford City v Plymouth Argyle, Gillingham v Bury, MK Dons v Fleetwood Town, Oxford United v Northampton Town, Rochdale v Wigan Athletic, Scunthorpe United v Bristol Rovers   NATIONAL LEAGUE NORTH: Alfreton Town v York City, Blyth Spartans v Leamington, Boston United v […]