Oldham Athletic appoint Pete Wild as manager until end of season

Reporter: Jon Chubb
Date published: 22 March 2019

Wild previously took caretaker charge earlier in the season with a record of four wins, three losses and a draw from his eight games in charge, including that famous win at Fulham in the Emirates FA Cup.

The 34-year-old will face Grimsby Town in his first game as Head Coach on Saturday 30th March.

Speaking about the appointment, Wild said; “I’m looking forward to working with the players again and hopefully finishing on a positive note.”

“I know this team has quality and hopefully the fans will see the best of these players from now until the end of the season.”


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