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From the Oldham Archives
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28th Sep Oldham Athletic’s Kean Bryan says there is a positive mood in the dressing room after the side’s impressive win over Peterborough on Tuesday night. Just three days after a 5-1 hammering at Rotherham and a day after losing manager John Sheridan, the Latics picked themselves up to beat the high-flying Posh 3-2, even after going […]
28th Sep Oldham Athletic Caretaker Manager Richie Wellens says winning as a manager is a better feeling than winning as a player. Wellens made 600 Football League appearances as a player, including 90 with Oldham, but took charge of his first game in management on Tuesday night. Despite only taking control of the team on Monday following […]
28th Sep A man was held at gunpoint during an armed robbery at Subway in Chadderton. Shortly before 7:40pm on Saturday, September 16, police were called to reports of an armed robbery at Subway on Broadway. The offender entered the premises armed with a gun and a knife before threatening a member of staff and demanding cash. […]
27th Sep EFL League One Oldham Athletic 3-2 Peterborough United   Oldham collected their first home win of the season with a 3-2 victory against Peterborough United despite playing with ten men for more than 30 minutes. Following the departure of John Sheridan on Monday, Richie Wellens took charge of first team matters and led his side […]
26th Sep Jason Manford unveiled two memorial benches in Royton Park on Sunday to commemorate the lives of Lisa Lees and Alison Howe, two mothers from Oldham who died in the Manchester Arena attack. Over 2000 people attended the event including the families of the victims who stood beside Manford as he cut the ribbons. The X […]
25th Sep A 22-year-old man from Oldham has been arrested on suspicion of grooming a child. The man’s arrest was broadcast on Facebook and widely shared on Sunday night after he was stung by a ‘paedophile hunter’ group called ‘Silent Justice’. The group told police that the man had been attempting to groom who he thought was […]
25th Sep Adam Neal, anchor man of the Oldham pack, has become the first Roughyeds’ player to re-sign for next season and he promises that, despite relegation, others will follow suit. “A few of the lads got together and decided we wanted to stick with each other — and stick with Oldham,” revealed prop-forward Neal, who has […]
25th Sep Richie Wellens will take charge of Oldham Athletic on an interim basis following John Sheridan’s departure this morning (Monday). Wellens, who has been working closely with the club as first team coach, will take training and be in charge of tomorrow’s game against Peterborough United. He will be assisted by youth team manager Tony Philliskirk, […]
25th Sep A man from Oldham has been jailed for historic abuse of school girls in the 1990s. 58-year-old Liaqat Mahmood was sentenced to five and a half years in prison for seven charges of indecent assault at Manchester Minshull Street Crown Court on Friday. The court hear how Mahmood was a tutor at an after-school class […]
25th Sep Oldham manager John Sheridan has left the club by mutual consent after Saturday’s 5-1 loss to Rotherham United. The 52-year-old leaves the club at the foot of the table, having collected just four points from their opening nine games. Latics are also out of one major competition this season, having suffering a 3-2 defeat to […]