Disputes, unpaid rent and an empty stand: Oldham lurch towards crisis | David Conn

10 February 2020 03:21
The League Two club is behind with the rent with the current owner urging the police to investigate the ‘financial conduct’ of the previous ownersIt is not one of football’s easiest or most gladdening tasks to sift for solid facts in the current pile of unhappiness at Oldham Athletic, which is shaping into becoming one of the EFL’s crisis clubs.The owner since January 2018, the Dubai-based former players’ agent Abdallah Lemsagam, suffered a rapid relegation in his first season, has been through a trail of managers including, for one month, Paul Scholes, and is said to have spent £5.8m for little more in return than a League Two struggle. Related: The bitter battle for Sheffield United – ‘He tried to screw me, he got screwed’ Continue readingreadfullarticle

Source: TheGuardian