After just four months, 20 games and three victories, David Dunn’s career as Oldham Athletic manager never really got off the ground.
Oldham assistant manager Dean Holden says the club have a right to feel hard done by after a late goal saw Millwall leave Boundary Park with all three points.
Having been marooned in the third tier of English football since the late 1990s, you would be forgiven for thinking that this weekend has been amongst the most eventful in Oldham Athletic’s recent history.
David Dunn will be in charge of Oldham Athletic for the foreseeable future after inexperienced boss Darren Kelly was sacked on Saturday.
Darren Kelly has been sacked as Oldham Athletic manager just nine games into his tenure.
Oldham Athletic manager Darren Kelly has called the League One table ‘false’, and insisted his side will be on the front foot against Bradford City at Boundary Park on Saturday.
Oldham, 16th in League One, are safe from the threat of relegation and their chance of making the play-offs ended several weeks ago, but manager Dean Holden rejects the point of view that the season’s final game will be for ‘nothing’.
Oldham, without a win in five, are expecting a tough game against promotion-chasing Chesterfield, who have won six of their last seven, including a thumping 6-0 win against Colchester United in midweek.
Oldham are ten points off sixth place and with only four games remaining their play-off hopes are getting fainter by the day.
Oldham Athletic manager Dean Holden was frustrated as his side threw away a 2-0 half-time lead against promotion-chasing Sheffield United on Saturday, conceding an equaliser with 17 minutes remaining.
Oldham, in 13th and with a slim chance of the playoffs, have been in patchy form under Holden by taking ten points from his ten games in charge, however the interim manager has called on his players to show their best side for the remainder of the season.