David Dunn claimed his second win as Oldham boss thanks to two second-half goals in Chesterfield, despite what the manager called an out-of-character first-half display.
David Dunn suffered his first defeat as Oldham Athletic manager on Saturday, as fellow strugglers Scunthorpe United took all three points away from Boundary Park.
David Dunn hailed his side’s performance as their best of the season, as Latics came away from high-flying Gillingham with a fourth successive draw.
David Dunn took a solid point away from his first home game in charge of Oldham, but believes his side could have gone on to claim a crucial victory against ten-man Wigan.
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.
Bradley Dack’s deflected volley with 20 minutes remaining earned Gillingham all three points and left Johnson rueing missed chances.
Oldham’s impressive run briefly took them into the League One play-off places, a feat they hadn’t managed since the opening weekend of last season, before defeat to Bristol City on Saturday.
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
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Victory would pull Shakers out of drop zone.
Blackwell also delighted with squad reaction to early criticism.