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Muddy hell, that was fun

GETTING down in the mud in a gruelling obstacle course was no sweat for Royton chippy owner Kwok Wong. Thrill-seeking Kwok,...

Date Online: 20/04/2015

Salon hits back over pay claim

A HIGH Crompton hairdresser has hit back over GMB union claims it failed to pay an employee almost £700 in...

Date Online: 20/04/2015

Latics boss salutes young keeper

RISING star Joel Coleman has been described as “the perfect pupil” by his manager Dean Holden. The 19 year old, from...

Date Online: 20/04/2015

Riding high after points blitz

WATCHED by the RFL’s top man, Nigel Wood, a much-changed Oldham side won 50-12 in South Wales to take over...

Date Online: 20/04/2015

Chaddy switch for fans

ATHLETIC supporters will need to relocate from the Zen Office Chaddy End from the start of next season following its...

Date Online: 20/04/2015

Pitch battle

Athletic 0, Chesterfield 0 TWICE in the first 20 seconds of this tedious game, Chesterfield players swung and sliced wildly at...

Date Online: 20/04/2015

No sting in tale for Roughyeds

SOUTH WALES SCORPIONS 12, OLDHAM 50 Scott Naylor’s boys did a workmanlike job to improve their points column with a 50-12...

Date Online: 20/04/2015

Boss pleased with players’ commitment

DEAN Holden admitted Athletic didn’t carve out as many scoring chances as he would have liked against Chesterfield - but...

Date Online: 20/04/2015

Changes yield same result for Oldham

SCOTT Naylor had plenty of reasons to be “pleased” by the way Oldham played in a runaway win down in...

Date Online: 20/04/2015

Reds’ success is a Shaw thing for Luke

LUKE Shaw is eager to kick on and make a name for himself at Manchester United after making his first...

Date Online: 20/04/2015

City sweating over Silva blow

MANCHESTER City are waiting to hear the extent of the injury suffered by David Silva in yesterday’s comfortable win over...

Date Online: 20/04/2015

Mossley warm up for final in fine style

Non-league football: MOSSLEY closed their home Evo-Stik League Division One North campaign in style with a 4-1 thumping of Clitheroe...

Date Online: 20/04/2015

Cross produces in Heywood win

CRICKET: IT proved a red letter day for 23-year-old Kate Cross yesterday as the first woman ever to play in...

Date Online: 20/04/2015

Shadford shines as Glodwick miss out

CRICKET: SADDLEWORTH put down a first-day marker in the 2015 SWB Commercials Saddleworth and District Cricket League with a comprehensive...

Date Online: 20/04/2015

Kays lives up to top billing

BOXING: TOP-of-the-bill Jon Kays secured a routine points victory against Wiltshire’s Liam Richards at the Oldham Sports Centre. Kays scored 80...

Date Online: 20/04/2015

Lilley leads Delph to next stage

CRICKET: DELPH sneaked into the next stage of the Heavy Woollen Cup after edging Slaithwaite out of the competition on...

Date Online: 20/04/2015

Keith’s Tips

Chronicle racing correspondent Keith McHugh’s selections from tomorrow’s cards...

Date Online: 20/04/2015

Humphreys on a mission

MANCHESTER City’s under-18s can succeed where the club’s senior players failed this season – by winning a piece of silverware. The...

Date Online: 20/04/2015

Latics held to draw

ATHLETIC 0 CHESTERFIELD 0 ATHLETIC played out a scoreless draw with Chesterfield, with a point representing a decisive step towards the...

Date Online: 18/04/2015

Kays sounds battle cry

OLDHAM favourite Jon Kays can’t wait to rock the town’s Sports Centre again tomorrow night when he tops the bill...

Date Online: 17/04/2015

Future is crucial for Mossley man Band

Non-league football: MOSSLEY joint-boss Peter Band has already turned some of his thoughts towards next season following the realisation that...

Date Online: 17/04/2015

Band memories

LYDGATE Band Contest Committee is putting this year’s programme together — for the 40th year of the popular village event. If...

Date Online: 17/04/2015

The real issues of the day: obesity, the NHS, and toilets

THE FRIDAY THING: NO politics today — I can hear the huge sigh of relief. Ed Miliband has his fans thanks...

Date Online: 17/04/2015

Poetry night remains at Coliseum

FAMED poet Roger McGough WILL now talk about his latest poetry collection, "As Far As I Know” , at Oldham...

Date Online: 17/04/2015

Chronicle’s Mr Business bows out

IT’S the end of the era as the Oldham Chronicle bids happy retirement to business writer Martyn Torr. For many readers...

Date Online: 17/04/2015

Police commissioner in mayoral bid

GREATER Manchester police and crime commissioner Tony Lloyd is hoping to become the region’s new Interim Mayor. The mayoralty is the...

Date Online: 17/04/2015

Tench tips Open into Lees’ favour

Angling: JOHN Lees (Gilders) concentrated on the tip and maggot for his winning 7lb 8oz net, but it was a...

Date Online: 17/04/2015

Longmore fires Uppermill to promotion

FOOTBALL: UPPERMILL have gained promotion to the top flight of the FBT Manchester League following a cracking Division One campaign. They...

Date Online: 17/04/2015

Fitton Hill storm into Premier Shield last four

FOOTBALL: FITTON Hill and Heyside have fired themselves into the semi-finals of the Midas Plumbing and Heating Oldham Sunday League...

Date Online: 17/04/2015

Just champion!

FOOTBALL: HEYSIDE won the Huddersfield League Division Two title in some style as they crushed KKS Spartans 8-2. The floodgates opened...

Date Online: 17/04/2015