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2019–20 Oldham Athletic A.F.C. season

The 2019–20 season is Oldham Athletic's 125th season in their history and second consecutive season in the fourth tier.[2] Along with competing in League Two, the club will also participate in the FA Cup, EFL Cup and EFL Trophy.

Oldham Athletic
2019–20 season
ChairmanAbdallah Lemsagam
Head CoachLaurent Banide
(until 19 September)[1]
Dino Maamria
(from 19 September)[1]
StadiumBoundary Park
EFL CupFirst round

The season covers the period from 1 July 2019 to 30 June 2020.

TransfersEdit

Transfers inEdit

Date Position Nationality Name From Fee Ref.
1 July 2019 CB   Alex Iacovitti   Nottingham Forest Free transfer [3]
1 July 2019 RB   Zak Mills   Morecambe Free transfer [4]
1 July 2019 GK   Gary Woods   Hamilton Academical Free transfer [5]
19 July 2019 CF   Scott Wilson   Macclesfield Town Free transfer [6]
22 July 2019 RW   Marvin Kokos   Gazélec Ajaccio Undisclosed [7]
23 July 2019 CF   Désiré Segbé Azankpo   FK Senica Undisclosed [8]
27 July 2019 RW   Chris Eagles   Free agent Free transfer [9]
30 July 2019 FW   Kielen Adams   Bradford City Free transfer [10]
30 July 2019 MF   Dylan Fage   AJ Auxerre Free transfer [11]
30 July 2019 MF   Florian Gonzales   AJ Auxerre Free transfer [12]
1 August 2019 AM   Callum Dolan   Altrincham Free transfer [13]
1 August 2019 CB   Tomáš Egert   Burton Albion Free transfer [14]
1 August 2019 CB   David Wheater   Bolton Wanderers Free transfer [15]
30 August 2019 LW   Dominic McHale   Ramsbottom United Free transfer [16]

Loans inEdit

Date Position Nationality Name From Date until Ref.
5 July 2019 GK   Gregor Zabret   Swansea City 30 June 2020 [17]
2 August 2019 LB   Ashley Smith-Brown   Plymouth Argyle 30 June 2020 [18]
2 September 2019 RW   Filipe Morais   Crawley Town 30 June 2020 [19]
2 September 2019 LM   Jonny Smith   Bristol City 30 June 2020 [20]

Loans outEdit

Date Position Nationality Name To Date until Ref.
16 August 2019 LM   Harry Robinson   Crusaders January 2020 [21]
16 August 2019 MF   Kyle Wych   Glossop North End September 2019 [21]
29 August 2019 RB   Javid Swaby-Neavin   Radcliffe 1 January 2020 [22]
30 August 2019 AM   Callum Dolan   Ashton United October 2019 [23]
19 September 2019 LW   Gevaro Nepomuceno   Chesterfield 1 January 2020 [24]

Transfers outEdit

Date Position Nationality Name To Fee Ref.
1 July 2019 AM   Jose Baxter   Plymouth Argyle Released [25][26]
1 July 2019 CB   Peter Clarke   Fleetwood Town Released [25][27]
1 July 2019 CB   George Edmundson   Rangers Undisclosed [28]
1 July 2019 AM   Dan Gardner   Free agent Released [25]
1 July 2019 RB   Rob Hunt   Swindon Town Mutual consent [29][30]
1 July 2019 LB   Jay Sheridan   Free agent Released [25]
1 July 2019 LB   Andy Taylor   Free agent Released [25]
1 July 2019 CM   Chinedu Uche   Free agent Released [25]
1 July 2019 CF   Urko Vera   Free agent Released [25]
2 September 2019 CF   Chris O'Grady   Bolton Wanderers Mutual consent [31][32]

Pre-seasonEdit

The Latics announced pre-season friendlies against Raja Casablanca[33] and Rochdale.[34]

CompetitionsEdit

League TwoEdit

League tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion, qualification or relegation
17 Carlisle United 9 3 2 4 11 15 −4 11
18 Mansfield Town 9 2 3 4 10 13 −3 9
19 Leyton Orient 9 2 3 4 11 16 −5 9
20 Walsall 9 2 3 4 4 9 −5 9
21 Oldham Athletic 9 1 4 4 9 14 −5 7
22 Morecambe 9 1 3 5 8 16 −8 6
23 Scunthorpe United 9 1 2 6 10 17 −7 5 Possible relegation to the National League[a]
24 Stevenage 9 0 3 6 6 14 −8 3 Relegation to the National League
Updated to match(es) played on 17 September 2019. Source: EFL Official Website
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Goal difference; 3) Number of goals scored; 4) Head-to-head results; 5) Wins; 6) Away goals; 7) Penalty points (sec 9.5); 8) 12-point sending off offences[36]
Notes:
  1. ^ As a result of Bury F.C.'s expulsion from League One, only three clubs will be relegated to League Two in the 2018–19 season. The EFL intends to meet in September 2019 to discuss knock-on effects to League Two.[35]

Results summaryEdit

Overall Home Away
Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts W D L GF GA GD W D L GF GA GD
9 1 4 4 9 14  −5 7 0 2 2 3 5  −2 1 2 2 6 9  −3

Last updated: 17 September 2019.
Source: BBC

Results by matchdayEdit

Matchday123456789
GroundAHAHAHAHA
ResultLLLDWLDDD
Position202224232222222021
Updated to match(es) played on 17 September 2019. Source: Statto.com
A = Away; H = Home; W = Win; D = Draw; L = Loss

MatchesEdit

On Thursday, 20 June 2019, the EFL League Two fixtures were revealed.[37]

FA CupEdit

EFL CupEdit

The first round draw was made on 20 June.[38]

EFL TrophyEdit

On 9 July 2019, the pre-determined group stage draw was announced with Invited clubs to be drawn on 12 July 2019.[39]


Pos Div Team Pld W PW PL L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 L2 Oldham Athletic 1 1 0 0 0 3 2 +1 3 Advance to Round 2
2 L1 Accrington Stanley 1 1 0 0 0 2 1 +1 3
3 ACA Liverpool U21 1 0 0 0 1 2 3 −1 0
4 L1 Fleetwood Town 1 0 0 0 1 1 2 −1 0
Updated to match(es) played on 3 September 2019. Source: EFL.com

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Oldham appoint Maamria as Banide sacked". BBC. Retrieved 19 September 2019.
  2. ^ "History". Statto.
  3. ^ "Oldham sign Forest defender Iacovitti". BBC. Retrieved 21 May 2019.
  4. ^ "Zak Mills Joins The Club". Oldham Athletic A.F.C. Retrieved 21 June 2019.
  5. ^ "Woods Signs On The Dotted Line". Oldham Athletic A.F.C. Retrieved 25 June 2019.
  6. ^ "Latics Sign Striker Wilson". Oldham Athletic A.F.C. Retrieved 19 July 2019.
  7. ^ "Latics Sign Marvin Kokos". Oldham Athletic A.F.C. Retrieved 22 July 2019.
  8. ^ "International Striker Signs For Latics". Oldham Athletic A.F.C. Retrieved 23 July 2019.
  9. ^ "Latics Sign Former Premier League Star". Oldham Athletic A.F.C. Retrieved 27 July 2019.
  10. ^ "Former Academy Product Re-joins Latics". Oldham Athletic A.F.C. Retrieved 30 July 2019.
  11. ^ "Latics Sign Fage". Oldham Athletic A.F.C. Retrieved 30 July 2019.
  12. ^ "Gonzales Signs For Latics". Oldham Athletic A.F.C. Retrieved 30 July 2019.
  13. ^ "Dolan Signs For Latics". Oldham Athletic A.F.C. Retrieved 1 August 2019.
  14. ^ "Latics Sign Central Defender Egert". Oldham Athletic A.F.C. Retrieved 1 August 2019.
  15. ^ "Latics Sign Experienced Defender". Oldham Athletic A.F.C. Retrieved 1 August 2019.
  16. ^ "McHale Joins Latics". Oldham Athletic A.F.C. Retrieved 30 August 2019.
  17. ^ "Zabret Signs On Loan". Oldham Athletic A.F.C. Retrieved 5 July 2019.
  18. ^ "Defender Joins On Loan". Oldham Athletic A.F.C. Retrieved 2 August 2019.
  19. ^ "Filipe Morais Leaves Reds To Join Oldham Athletic". Crawley Town F.C. Retrieved 2 September 2019.
  20. ^ "Oldham sign winger Smith on loan". BBC. Retrieved 2 September 2019.
  21. ^ a b "Duo Depart On Loan". Oldham Athletic A.F.C. Retrieved 16 August 2019.
  22. ^ "Swaby-Neavin Departs On Loan". Oldham Athletic A.F.C. Retrieved 29 August 2019.
  23. ^ "Dolan Goes Out On Loan". Oldham Athletic A.F.C. Retrieved 30 August 2019.
  24. ^ "International winger signs on loan". Chesterfield F.C. Retrieved 19 September 2019.
  25. ^ a b c d e f g "Retained List". Oldham Athletic A.F.C. Retrieved 8 May 2019.
  26. ^ "Plymouth sign ex-Everton forward Baxter". BBC. Retrieved 25 July 2019.
  27. ^ "Vastly experienced defender Peter Clarke joins the Cod Army". Fleetwood Town F.C. Retrieved 1 August 2019.
  28. ^ "Rangers Sign Edmundson". Rangers F.C. Retrieved 21 June 2019.
  29. ^ "Hunt Departs Latics". Oldham Athletic A.F.C. Retrieved 21 June 2019.
  30. ^ "Rob Hunt Signs For Swindon". Swindon Town F.C. Retrieved 24 June 2019.
  31. ^ "O'Grady Departs Boundary Park". Oldham Athletic A.F.C. Retrieved 2 September 2019.
  32. ^ "O'Grady signs for Wanderers". Bolton Wanderers F.C. Retrieved 2 September 2019.
  33. ^ "Latics To Visit Morocco Next Month". Oldham Athletic A.F.C. Retrieved 24 June 2019.
  34. ^ "Latics To Host Dale In July". Oldham Athletic A.F.C. Retrieved 24 June 2019.
  35. ^ https://www.efl.com/news/2019/august/bury-fc-membership-of-the-league-withdrawn/
  36. ^ "EFL Regulations Section 3 – The League; subsection 9 – Method of Determining League Positions". EFL. Retrieved 30 July 2019.
  37. ^ "Sky Bet League Two fixtures 2019/20". Sky Sports. Retrieved 20 June 2019.
  38. ^ "Carabao Cup first-round draw". BBC. Retrieved 20 June 2019.
  39. ^ "EFL Trophy Round One Group Stage Draw". English Football League. Retrieved 9 July 2019.