Consecutive wins over Crewe Alexandra and bitter rivals Rochdale in ‘El Flatcapico’ helped Oldham end a three-game losing streak and revive hopes of a late push for the play-offs.
Oldham moved up to 11th in a tightly-packed League One, just four points from the play off places, after a 3-0 win over Rochdale on Tuesday.
Calvin Andrew’s injury-time header ensured Dale ran out 2-1 winners in a contest badly affected by a sub-standard playing surface.
Dale travel to the Coral Windows Stadium looking to climb back up the table having been without a victory since their 4-1 triumph over Colchester United in December.
Oldham are League One’s in-form side, having gone unbeaten in 12 games in all competitions and Johnson and his team’s hard work and respect for their opponents have been vital in continuing this run
Oldham edged closer to safety following 3-2 weekend win over Bradford City
Bradford City host Lee Johnson’s Oldham, unbeaten in 10 on the road, at weekend
MM looks through the archives ahead of FA Cup clash.
The Dale travel to East London.
Rochdale boss John Coleman slams ten-man side after AFC Wimbledon defeat is one of ‘worst days in life’
The Dale stay in 12th place in League Two.
Year in review 2012: Rochdale – Struggling to come back from League Two after relegation led to overhaul
MM rounds up Dale’s fortunes in 2012.