David Dunn has berated his Oldham players after they squandered a lead to draw 1-1 with Colchester at Boundary Park on Saturday.
Rochdale assistant manager Chris Beech says both he and Rochdale football club have big ambitions ahead of tomorrow’s home clash with Colchester United.
Keith Hill was left cursing the officials after his 10-man Rochdale side went down to a 2-1 defeat at Swindon Town.
Leon Clarke scored the only goal of the game against Colchester United as Bury stretched their unbeaten away run to 17 matches.
In-form Bury and Colchester United meet on Saturday, with The Shakers looking to extend an impressive unbeaten run away from home.
Goals from Rhys Bennett and Ian Henderson sealed victory for Rochdale over Colchester United on Saturday, moving them to within three points of the play-offs with two games in hand.
The Latics sit 14th in the table, but are just three points off bitter rivals Rochdale in sixth place, and so still hold onto faint hopes of making the play-offs.
Rochdale inflicted a fifth straight defeat upon Colchester thanks to goals from Matty Lund, Peter Vincenti, Ian Henderson and Jack O’Connell at the Weston Homes Community Stadium.
Dale manager Keith Hill is in a positive frame of mind as they continue their frenetic Christmas period against Colchester United on Saturday, buoyed by the availability of key figures as his side attempt to bounce back from a dip in form and return to the play-off spots.
It’s still a possibility: Oldham boss Lee Johnson puts relegation fear into players ahead of Carlisle clash
Oldham unbeaten in seven games and are five places above the drop zone on 51 points with relegation still an outside possibility
Oldham edged closer to safety following 3-2 weekend win over Bradford City