After just four months, 20 games and three victories, David Dunn’s career as Oldham Athletic manager never really got off the ground.
The transfer window, complete with its deadline day denouement extravaganza, reached new levels of absurdity this year, with over £870million spent in the Premier League alone.
After equalling a club record six straight away wins, Bury welcome title chasing Shrewsbury to the JD Stadium for a game under the floodlights on Tuesday.
Bury manager David Flitcroft is heeding the advice of Manchester United legend Gary Neville to take the season “one game at a time” in search of promotion.
An Aaron O’Connor hat-trick sealed the win for Newport County, despite Danny Rose’s superb 25-yard finish that had given the Shakers hope of a fight back.
Bury have suffered four defeats in the last five on the road, as well as two consecutive defeats going into Saturday’s home game against Newport County.
Dale, second in League Two, know a victory against Newport and other results going their way will guarantee them their first ever title on Saturday