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Good to talk

Athletic manager Lee Johnson believes Carl Winchester has Premier League class following his superb strike at Fleetwood to help push...

Date Online: 19/01/2015

This one is for the fans – Johnson

Athletic manager Lee Johnson's face was white after a battering by the cold air of Fleetwood, but his team’s performance...

Date Online: 19/01/2015

Van Gaal responds to fans’ fears

LOUIS van Gaal insists he can’t listen to the opinion of every Manchester United fan after hearing a number of...

Date Online: 19/01/2015

Keith’s Tips

Chronicle racing correspondent Keith McHugh’s selections from tomorrow’s cards SOUTHWELL 1.25 Dubawi Diamond 2.00 Falcon’s Reign 2.30 Zac Brown 3.05 The Lock master 3.35 Hamoody 4.10...

Date Online: 19/01/2015

Saddleworth school site: Diggle chosen

SADDLEWORTH School is on the move from Uppermill to Diggle following a decision by education chiefs. The Education Funding Agency (EFA)...

Date Online: 19/01/2015

We won’t give up

A CAMPAIGNING councillor today warned the plan to build a new £17million school in Diggle will be “neither speedy or...

Date Online: 19/01/2015

Fears raised over village ‘rat-run’ traffic debate

THE decision to build a new Saddleworth School in Diggle has brought fears of increased traffic. Independent Saddleworth parish councillor Robert...

Date Online: 19/01/2015

Knifeman jailed for terror raid on shop

A knifeman subjected staff and customers to a terrifying ordeal as he tried to rob a convenience store, Manchester Crown...

Date Online: 19/01/2015

£800,000 drugs gang jailed for 41 years

SIX members of a drugs gang responsible for importing hundreds of thousands of pounds worth of heroin and crack cocaine...

Date Online: 19/01/2015

E-fit of assault suspect

POLICE have released an e-fit of a man wanted in connection with a violent assault with a machete in which...

Date Online: 19/01/2015

Team’s gritty determination

Oldham’s highway teams were praised for keeping key routes open during a weekend of snow, freezing fog, sub-zero temperatures and...

Date Online: 19/01/2015

Big-name investors put £3.3m into firm

A GROUP of investors - including former Tesco boss Sir Terry Leahy - has invested £3.3 million in the business...

Date Online: 19/01/2015

Latics triumph at Fleetwood

Fleetwood 0, Athletic 2 ATHLETIC fans produced the chant of the day in a game inspired by the understated brilliance of...

Date Online: 17/01/2015

First team rue dropped points

HOCKEY: TWO games in as many days provided quite a challenge for Oldham firsts in Division Two South-West of the...

Date Online: 16/01/2015

Kennedy breaks clear

SNOOKER: DESPITE conceding the maximum start of 60 points, Martin Kennedy easily won the second frame for North Chadderton ‘B’...

Date Online: 16/01/2015

Trio defy elements to bag top honours

GOLF: MORE than 100 players struggled against wet and windy conditions in Stamford’s 12-hole Stableford competition. The successful three were John...

Date Online: 16/01/2015

Clinton marks Bury’s card

NETBALL: DESPITE showing a little hesitation on occasion, Oldham were 15-7 to the good against Bury after the first quarter...

Date Online: 16/01/2015

Oldham warm to the task

NETBALL: OLDHAM Netball Club consolidated its position at the top of the Premier League table with a convincing 50-35 win...

Date Online: 16/01/2015

Murray can make his presence felt

SPORTS BETTING: AS sportsmen go, they simply don’t come any tougher than Novak Djokovic. There have been many great tennis champions...

Date Online: 16/01/2015

Chaddy’s day in the spotlight

Non-League football: CHADDERTON joint-managers Steve Patterson and Mark Cook are playing it cool as they gear up for the club’s...

Date Online: 16/01/2015

Hollinwood rue missing players

RUGBY: HOLLINWOOD could raise only 13 players for the short trip to Slaithwaite in Pennine League Division Five and, despite...

Date Online: 16/01/2015

John braves the elements

SATURDAY’S TH open match was marred by horrendous winds which saw several anglers lose expensive equipment as it blew into...

Date Online: 16/01/2015

Frustration for defeated Heyside

FOOTBALL: HEYSIDE were beaten 2-1 by Lancashire Amateur League rivals Failsworth Dynamos in their replayed Manchester FA Amateur Cup clash. It...

Date Online: 16/01/2015

Sultan swings it

Failsworth Athletic 4, Westwood 3 FOOTBALL: NIALL Sultan bagged his fourth hat-trick of the season for Failsworth Athletic as they overcame...

Date Online: 16/01/2015

Mossley eye big chance

Non-League: IT’S derby day for Mossley in the Evo-Stik League Division One North tomorrow, and joint-boss Peter Band is hoping...

Date Online: 16/01/2015

Tyson’s blow was below the belt

The Latics goalkeeper writes every week for Chron Sport DONCASTER represented two points dropped rather than one gained — or at...

Date Online: 16/01/2015

Fern gears up to gun down Arsenal

MANCHESTER City are facing back-to-back crunch games that could go a long way in determining if they retain their Premier...

Date Online: 16/01/2015

No deal in sight for Reds strike ace

ROBIN van Persie is reportedly beginning to think his time at Manchester United is drawing to a close. With the 31-year-old...

Date Online: 16/01/2015

Ofsted rating hit by expansion

A FORMER outstanding special school has been told it requires improvement since it expanded to take in older pupils. Spring Brook...

Date Online: 16/01/2015

We all need to be on our guard

THE FRIDAY THING:  THE murderous events in Paris last week should have alerted us on our side of the English Channel...

Date Online: 16/01/2015