What division is Oldham Athletic?

EFL League Two
FA Cup
Oldham Athletic A.F.C./Leagues

What are Oldham Athletic known as?

Oldham Athletic A.F.C.

Full name Oldham Athletic Association Football Club
Nickname(s) Latics
Founded 1895 as Pine Villa F.C.
Ground Boundary Park
Capacity 13,512

Why does Oldham Athletic have an owl?

The first emblem was the former coat of arms of Oldham. The shield from the arms originates from that of the ancient Owldham family. It shows three white owls, as a pun on “Owldham”, divided by a plain gold chevron.

How long has Oldham been league 1?

After promoting from Second Division, Oldham made their first Division One season in the 1910-11 season. Oldham was one of the 22 participating teams in the inaugural season of the Premier League. They survived from being relegated that season only by goal difference, but were relegated the following season.

Who are Oldham Athletic?

Having become Oldham Athletic in 1898, “The Latics” played their first game in the Manchester Alliance League in 1899 against Berry’s Blacking Works Second XI. Having finished as runners-up, the club moved up to the Manchester League the following year.

Why do Oldham FC have blue and white shirts?

In 1935, now wearing the distinctive broad blue and white striped shirts that would become their signature kit, Oldham sank into Division Three (North). Immediately after the Second World War, Oldham turned out in red and white hooped jerseys borrowed from their neighbours, Oldham RLFC, presumably because the traditional shirts were not available.

What is Oldham’s football club crest?

After spending four seasons in the Fourth Division, Oldham won the title in 1971. In 1972 they adopted a simple blue and white strip along with a simplified club crest featuring an owl on a football. They became champions of the Third Division and so returned to Division Two.

Who are Oldham Athletic’s new signings Jayson Leutwiler and Harrison McGahey?

Oldham Athletic are thrilled to announce the signing of goalkeeper Jayson Leutwiler on a two-year deal. Oldham Athletic are delighted to announce the signing of central defender Harrison McGahey on a two-year deal. The goalkeeper, whose career includes senior international honours with Canada, sat down with iFollow Latics after his arrival.