Fears Latics could be pushed out of Boundary Park and face administration

Date published: 31 January 2020


There are fresh fears Oldham Athletic could be heading for administration.

Reports in The Sun newspaper claim former director Simon Blitz is considering calling in the administrators over alleged debts owned to him.

Mr Blitz claims the current owner Abdallah Lemsagam owes him £500,000 in overdue rent and unpaid loans.

He is now considering a number of options including repossessing the stadium.

Simon Blitz is the freeholder of the ground as part of his financial company Brass Bank - and if he goes through with this it could result in Oldham being kicked out of the stadium they've called home for 116 years.

Administration would mean a 12-point deduction that, if imposed today, would  leave them bottom of League Two and facing relegation from the Football League.

Bury Football Club were dumped from the EFL last year.

We've contacted the club for comment and awaiting a reply.


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