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Oldham athletic Manager Richie Wellens contract at Oldham athletics has been terminated with immediate effect.

Latics, who had had not won in their nine previous games, put up a gritty performance at Boundary Park against play-off chasing Bradford and were rewarded with three points in their battle against relegation.


Latics new owner, Moroccan businessman Abdallah Lemsagam, failed to bring them any luck at home to Plymouth Argyle.


Latics went down 2-1 at home to Fleetwood in the Boxing Day clash at Boundary Park. 

Oldham Roughyeds are returning to their former Whitebank  home on January 28th when they take on Keighley Cougars in a pre season firiendly.
Whitebank has been renamed the Vestcare Stadium and has undergone a major refurbishment, including a new artificial pitch as is now up to Rugby League Division One standard.
The newly refitted stadium will host all Oldham RLFC home games for the 2018 Kingstone Press League One season after Stalybridge Celtic's FC Bower Fold over the last few years. 

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Roughyeds suffered their sixth defeat on the bounce losing at home to Halifax 12 to 20.


Shaw Cricket Club have announced that guest speaker at  year's sportsman's dinner will be former England international and TV personality Phil Tufnell.

Latics grabbed a point at home to local rivals Oldham and in the process guaranteed their League One safety.

Goalkeeper Connor Ripley was the hero for Latics as he saved two penalties at the end of the League One clash at Boundary Park with FA Cup quarter-finalists Millwall. 

A goal in the sixth minute of stoppage time denied Oldham a point at MK Dons. 

Highflying Sheffield United scored two second half goals to secure a 2- 0 victory over Latics in the boxing day encounter at  Bramhall Lane.

Oldham had Ousmane Fane sent off together with a member of the coaching staff in an ill-tempered draw at Oxford United's Kassam Stadium.

Oldham Roughyeds first three pre-season games will be against Swinton Lions at Heywood Road, Sale on Sunday, January 8 (kick-off 3pm), Barrow on January 15 (2pm) and Rochdale Hornets at Bower Fold for the Law Cup on January 22 (3pm).

Latics have signed defender Peter Clarke from Bury on a one year deal and midfielder Ollie Banks from Chesterfield on a two year contract.