skip to content
Effort on goal by Dale Stephens from 25 yards. Scott Flinders makes a comfortable save.
Reuben Reid finds the back of the net with a headed goal from inside the six-yard box. Oldham 4-0 Hartlepool.Cedric Evina provided the assist for the goal.
Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Dale Stephens from the right by-line.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Paul Murray on Warren Feeney. Dale Stephens restarts play with the free kick. Chris Taylor takes a shot. Save by Scott Flinders.
The assistant referee flags for offside against Antony Sweeney. Indirect free kick taken by Ben Amos.
The ball is delivered by Neil Austin.
Inswinging corner taken by Leon McSweeney from the left by-line played to the near post, Cedric Evina manages to make a clearance.
Centre by Reuben Reid, Dale Stephens takes a shot. Sam Collins gets a block in.
Filipe Morais leaves the field to be replaced by Ritchie Jones.
The assistant referee signals for offside against Ritchie Humphreys. Ben Amos takes the free kick.
Reuben Reid is ruled offside. Free kick taken by Scott Flinders.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Andy Monkhouse on Reuben Hazell. Ben Amos takes the free kick.
Reuben Reid has an effort at goal from outside the area which goes wide right of the goal.
Leon McSweeney crosses the ball, clearance made by Kieran Lee.
The ball is delivered by Kieran Lee, save by Scott Flinders.
Corner taken by Dale Stephens from the left by-line.
Filipe Morais produces a cross, Leon McSweeney makes a clearance.
Paul Murray challenges Warren Feeney unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Cedric Evina.
Neil Austin is given a yellow card. (Oldham) makes a substitution, with Warren Feeney coming on for Aidan White. Chris Taylor fouled by Neil Austin, the ref awards a free kick. Cedric Evina restarts play with the free kick.
Filipe Morais sends in a cross.
Leon McSweeney is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Ben Amos restarts play with the free kick.
The ball is delivered by Chris Taylor. Reuben Reid takes a shot. Save by Scott Flinders.
Reuben Reid is brought on as a substitute for Oumare Tounkara.
Centre by Evan Horwood, save made by Ben Amos.
The ball is sent over by Antony Sweeney.
Goal scored by Cedric Evina from the edge of the penalty area to the top right corner of the goal. Oldham 3-0 Hartlepool.The assist for the goal came from Dale Stephens.
Foul by Aidan White on Evan Horwood, free kick awarded. Evan Horwood restarts play with the free kick.
Centre by Ritchie Humphreys, Neal Trotman manages to make a clearance. Effort from the edge of the area by Leon McSweeney goes wide of the right-hand upright.
The ball is swung over by Chris Taylor, Sam Collins makes a clearance.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Oumare Tounkara by Andy Monkhouse. The free kick is swung in right-footed by Dale Stephens.
Foul by Kieran Lee on Evan Horwood, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Scott Flinders.
Leon McSweeney comes on in place of James Brown. (Hartlepool) makes a substitution, with Ritchie Humphreys coming on for Ryan Donaldson. Shot by Dale Stephens from a long way out goes over the crossbar.
A cross is delivered by Kieran Lee, clearance made by Gary Liddle.
Paul Murray gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Filipe Morais. Ben Amos takes the free kick.
Shot by Andy Monkhouse. Blocked by Neal Trotman.
Peter Hartley concedes a free kick for a foul on Oumare Tounkara. Reuben Hazell takes the free kick.
Filipe Morais is penalised for handball and concedes a free kick. Neil Austin restarts play with the free kick.
Chris Taylor gets on the score sheet with a goal from deep inside the penalty box to the top right corner of the goal. Oldham 2-0 Hartlepool.Filipe Morais takes a shot. Blocked by Gary Liddle.
Corner from the left by-line taken by Evan Horwood, Sam Collins takes a shot. Ben Amos makes a comfortable save.
Andy Monkhouse sends in a cross, Reuben Hazell gets a block in.
James Brown delivers the ball, Reuben Hazell makes a clearance.
Corner taken by Dale Stephens, Neal Trotman has a headed effort at goal from close in which goes wide right of the goal.
Corner taken by Dale Stephens from the left by-line, Oumare Tounkara challenges Sam Collins unfairly and gives away a free kick. Scott Flinders takes the direct free kick.
The ball is delivered by Cedric Evina.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Antony Sweeney by Dale Stephens. Neil Austin restarts play with the free kick.
A cross is delivered by Paul Murray, Ben Amos makes a save.
Evan Horwood takes the outswinging corner, Close range headed effort by Sam Collins goes wide of the left-hand upright.
Centre by Gary Liddle, blocked by Neal Trotman.
Oumare Tounkara is ruled offside. Free kick taken by Neil Austin.
Antony Sweeney produces a cross, clearance made by Reuben Hazell.
Evan Horwood fouled by Aidan White, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick crossed left-footed by Evan Horwood.
Gary Liddle booked. Unfair challenge on Chris Taylor by Gary Liddle results in a free kick. Dale Stephens takes the free kick.
Filipe Morais is cautioned. Paul Murray booked for unsporting behaviour. Paul Murray fouled by Filipe Morais, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick crossed left-footed by Evan Horwood, free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Aidan White by Paul Murray. Ben Amos takes the free kick.
Neal Trotman is penalised for handball and concedes a free kick. Neil Austin takes the free kick.
The ball is swung over by Evan Horwood, clearance made by Neal Trotman.
The ball is swung over by Andy Monkhouse.
Aidan White has an effort at goal from close in that strikes the post.
Oumare Tounkara takes a shot. Fantastic save by Scott Flinders.
A cross is delivered by Evan Horwood, clearance made by Neal Trotman.
Neil Austin delivers the ball, clearance made by Reuben Hazell.
The ball is sent over by Aidan White.
Effort on goal by Dean Furman from 25 yards.
The ball is crossed by Andy Monkhouse.
Goal scored by Aidan White from inside the six-yard box to the top left corner of the goal. Oldham 1-0 Hartlepool.Oumare Tounkara takes a shot. Scott Flinders makes a save. Assist on the goal came from Oumare Tounkara.
Handball by Antony Sweeney. Reuben Hazell takes the free kick.
Duo released by Latics
Oldham have terminated the contracts of Rob Purdie and Greg Fleming ahead of the home clash with Hartlepool.
Midfielder Purdie endured an injury-plagued 18 months at Boundary Park and did not make a single first-team appearance.
Goalkeeper Fleming has failed to establish himself with the Latics following his arrival in the summer of 2008.
Northern Ireland striker Warren Feeney, who hurt his ankle against Brentford on January 22, has returned to training and could feature against Mick Wadsworth's side.
New signing Reuben Reid is in line for his first start after he came on as a late substitute in Saturday's 2-2 draw at Carlisle.
Striker Reid joined Paul Dickov's promotion hopefuls from West Brom last week on a free transfer.
Hartlepool first-team coach Mick Wadsworth has no new injury or suspension worries to contend with.
Wadsworth's squad have benefited from having no game at the weekend due to their exit from the FA Cup with Scott Flinders returning to the first-team fold.
Goalkeeper Flinders, who has spent four months on the sidelines nursing a ruptured finger, is set to return to Wadsworth's starting line-up replacing Jake Kean.
Kean has now returned to parent club Blackburn despite impressing during his time at Victoria Park.
Wadsworth has the option of retaining on-loan Newcastle striker Ryan Donaldson after he made his debut in the Pools' draw with Notts County or recalling James Brown, who occupied the bench against Paul Ince's side.
Latics hammer Pools
Oldham showed their play-off credentials with an emphatic home 4-0 win against Hartlepool.
Paul Dickov's side had far too much quality for the visitors, who folded tamely and could have lost by an even bigger margin.
Oldham went ahead after just seven minutes as Aidan White found the roof of the net from six yards after Oumare Tounkara's initial shot was saved by Scott Flinders.
Hartlepool's first chance came on 39 minutes when Sam Collins headed just wide but Oldham doubled their lead just after half-time.
Hartlepool defender Peter Hartley lost possession trying to play a back pass and, after Filipe Morais was denied by a goalline clearance, Chris Taylor drilled in from eight yards.
Full-back Cedric Evina bagged Oldham's third on 69 minutes, hammering home an explosive angled shot after being picked up by Dale Stephens.
Substitute Reuben Reid had the last word when he notched his first Oldham goal with a close range header from Evina's cross.
"Who will win the PL title this season - 2013/14?"
© 2004 - 2014 football.co.uk