Wade Joyce has signed for the Latics from Barnsley. Joyce was born in Oldham and is the son of Warren Joyce, another Oldhamer, who played for Bolton Wanderers, Preston and Hull City.
Joyce is also the grandson of former Latics player Walter Joyce who formerly played for Burnley and Blackburn Rovers. Wade is 19 and a central midfield player who had been training with the club.
He has signed for a one month youth loan deal.
Source: Oldham Athletic Mad