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In focus: Oldham Athletic

Ahead of the 2017/18 Sky Bet League One campaign, mkdons.com takes a look at the teams MK Dons will face next season.

13 June 2017

Next up is Oldham Athletic, who enjoyed a strong end to 2016/17 – form which saw them avoid relegation to Sky Bet League Two.

CLUB
Founded: 1899 (as Oldham Athletic)

Nickname: Latics

Stadium: SportsDirect.com park (Capacity 13,500)

Location: Oldham, Greater Mancheser

Home colours: Blue shirts, blue shorts, blue socks

Website: www.oldhamathletic.co.uk
Twitter: @OfficialOAFC
Facebook: OfficialOAFC
Instagram: @officialoafc
YouTube: OfficialOAFC

FIRST TEAM

Manager
Name: John Sheridan

Age: 52

Nationality: English

Previous clubs (player): Manchester City, Leeds United, Nottingham Forest, Sheffield Wednesday, Birmingham City, Bolton Wanderers, Doncaster Rovers, Oldham Athletic; Republic of Ireland

Previous clubs (manager): Oldham Athletic (third spell), Chesterfield, Plymouth Argyle, Newport County, Notts County

Honours (player): EFL Cup (Sheffield Wednesday, 1990/91), Championship winner (Bolton Wanderers, 1996/97)

Honours (manager): League Two winner (Chesterfield, 2010/11) EFL Trophy (Chesterfield, 2011/12)

Key and notable players*
Captain: Peter Clarke

Top appearance maker (2016/17): Peter Clarke (53)

Top goalscorer (2016/17): Peter Clarke (6)

Player of the Year (2016/17): Peter Clarke

Longest-serving player: Brian Wilson (3 years)

Other notable players: Ryan Flynn, Anthony Gerrard, Paul Green, Ryan McLaughlin

*still with the club

Peter Clarke

Last season
League position: 17th, Sky Bet League One (W12, D17, L17, P53, GF 31, GA 44)

FA Cup: Round 2

Carrabao Cup: Round 2

Checkatrade Trophy: Round of 16

Transfers
In: Dan Gardner (Chesterfield)

Out: Josh Law, Jamie Reckord, Lee Croft, Michael Ngoo, Lee Knight, Charles Dunne

HISTORY WITH THE DONS
Head to head
Dons wins: 11
Last Dons win: 1-0, 7th February 2017 (Stadium MK)
Biggest Dons win: 7-0, 20th December 2014 (Stadium MK)

Draws: 3
Last draw: 0-0, 22nd February 2011 (Stadium MK)

Oldham wins: 6
Last Oldham win: 3-1, 9th February 2013 (SportsDirect.com Park)
Biggest Oldham win: 3-0, 28th August 2004 (SportsDirect.com Park)

Played for both
Jonson Clarke-Harris, Lewis Guy, Jabo Ibehre, Charlie MacDonald, Keanu Marsh-Brown, Filipe Morais, Giorgio Rasulo, Allan Smart, Aaron Wilbraham

207/18 MATCHES
Fixtures will be released on Wednesday 21st June.

Watch the Dons take on Oldham at Stadium MK in 2017/18, as well as 22 other Sky Bet League opponents, by becoming a Season Ticket holder.

Adult Season Tickets are priced from just £34.23 a month; over-65s from £22 a month and under-21s from £15.08 a month while under-18s are able to enjoy the full 2017/18 campaign from just £3.06 a month.

The Under-12s go FREE offer also remains, meaning the Club’s youngest supporters can watch all 23 home league matches in 2017/18 for FREE when they become a Young Dons member.

To purchase a Season Ticket visit the Box Office at Stadium MK or call 0333 200 5343. You can also download an application form and post it to Box Office, Stadium MK, Stadium Way, Milton Keynes, MK1 1ST.