OLDHAM ATHLETIC

("The Latics")

Year formed1895
Turned professional1899
Limited company1906
Previous names

1895 - 1899: Pine Villa

1899 to date: Oldham Athletic

Ground

Boundary Park, Furtherwood Road, Oldham OL1 2PA

(for pictures of the ground click here)

Pitch measurements106 x 72 yards (97 x 66 metres)
Ground capacity13,512
Record attendance at present ground46,471 v The Wednesday, FA Cup 4th round, 25th January 1930 (lost 3-4)
League career

Lancashire Combination Division Two: 1904 - 1905

Lancashire Combination Division One: 1905 - 1907

Division Two: 1907 - 1910

Division One: 1910 - 1923

Division Two: 1923 - 1935

Division Three (North): 1935 - 1953

Division Two: 1953 - 1954

Division Three (North): 1954 - 1958

Division Four: 1958 - 1963

Division Three: 1963 - 1969

Division Four: 1969 - 1971

Division Three: 1971 - 1974

Division Two: 1974 - 1991

Division One/Premiership: 1991 - 1994

Division One: 1994 - 1997

Division Two/League One: 1997 - 2018

League Two: 2018 - .

First Football League game9th September 1907 v Stoke, Division Two, won 3-1
Honours
EuropeanAnglo-Scottish Cup runners-up: 1978-79
Domestic - League

Division One runners-up: 1914-15

Division Two champions: 1990-91

Division Two runners-up: 1909-10

Division Three champions: 1973-74

Division Three (North) champions: 1952-53

Division Four runners-up: 1962-63

Lancashire Combination Division One champions: 1906-07

Domestic - Cup

Littlewoods Cup runners-up: 1989-90

Lancashire Cup winners: 1907-08, 1966-67, 2005-06

Best League positionsee above
Lowest League position23rd, Division Four, 1959-60
Furthest in FA CupSemi-final, 1912-13, 1989-90, 1993-94
Furthest in League Cupsee above
Most League points
2 for a win62, Division Three, 1973-74
3 for a win88, Division Two, 1990-91
Fewest League points
2 for a win25, Division Two, 1953-54
3 for a win40, Premiership, 1993-94
Most League goals scored95, Division Four, 1962-63
Most League goals conceded95, Division Two, 1934-35
Fewest League goals scored

35, Division One, 1922-23

35, Division Two, 1924-25

Fewest League goals conceded31, League One, 2016-17
Most wins in a League season

25, Division Two, 1990-91

25, Division Three, 1973-74

Fewest wins in a League season

8, Division Two, 1953-54

8, Division Four, 1959-60

Most draws in a League season

21, Division Two, 1988-89

21, Division Two, 2003-04

Fewest draws in a League season4, Division Four, 1958-59
Most losses in a League season

26, Division Two, 1934-35

26, Division Four, 1958-59, 1959-60

Fewest losses in a League season

8, Division Two, 1909-10, 1990-91

8, Division Two, 2002-03

Record League win11-0 v Southport, Division Four, 26th December 1962
Record Cup win10-1 v Lytham, FA Cup 1st round, 28th November 1925
Record defeat

3-14 v Tranmere Rovers, Division Three (North), 26t December 1935

Highest number of League goals scored
in a season33, Tom Davis, Division Three (North), 1936-37
in total141, Roger Palmer, 1980-94
Most League goals scored in one match

7, Eric Gemmell v Chester, Division Three (North), 19th January 1952

Most League appearances525, Ian Wood, 1966-80
Most capped player24, Gunnar Halle for Norway
Youngest League playerWayne Harrison, 15 years 11 months v Notts County, 27th October 1984
Highest transfer fee received£1,700,000 for Earl Barrett to Aston Villa, February 1992
Highest transfer fee paid£750,000 for Ian Olney from Aston Villa, June 1992