2007–08 Oldham Athletic A.F.C. season

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Oldham Athletic
2007–08 season
Chairman England Simon Blitz
Manager Republic of Ireland John Sheridan
Football League One 8th
League Cup Second round
FA Cup Fourth round
Football League Trophy Second round
Top goalscorer League: Davies (10)
All: Davies (14)

This article details Oldham Athletic A.F.C.'s season in League One during the 2007–08 season.

Club[edit]

Players[edit]

As of 15 March 2008:

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 Wales GK Mark Crossley
2 Wales DF Neal Eardley
3 England MF David Livermore (on loan from Hull City)
4 Democratic Republic of the Congo MF Jean-Paul Kalala
5 Republic of Ireland DF John Thompson
6 Netherlands DF Stefan Stam
8 England MF Mark Allott
9 England FW Lee Hughes
10 Wales FW Craig Davies
11 England MF Jason Jarrett (on loan from Preston North End)
12 England DF Kelvin Lomax
13 England GK Richard O'Donnell (on loan from Sheffield Wednesday)
14 England DF Reuben Hazell
No. Position Player
15 Scotland MF Gary McDonald
16 England DF Sean Gregan (captain)
17 England FW Matthew Wolfenden
18 England MF Chris Taylor
19 England MF Mike Pearson
22 Scotland MF Andy Liddell
24 England FW Deane Smalley
25 England FW Lewis Alessandra
26 England MF Ashley Kelly
31 England GK Josh Bell
32 England DF Paul Black
42 England MF Aaron Chalmers

Statistics leaders[edit]

Club Statistics | Oldham Athletic
Appearances Neal Eardley 48
Scorer Craig Davies 14
Assists Chris Taylor 6
Shots Craig Davies 128
Red Cards Neal Trotman
Neal Eardley
Reuben Hazell
1
Yellow Cards Neal Trotman 10
Fouls Craig Davies 95

Transfers[edit]

In[edit]

Date Pos. Name From Fee
10 July 2007 FW Michael Ricketts Preston North End Free
14 September 2007 DF Reuben Hazell Chesterfield Free
27 March 2008 FW Scotland Robbie Winters Norway SK Brann  ?
22 April 2008 GK Greg Fleming Scotland Gretna Free
22 April 2008 MF Kieran Lee Manchester United Free
28 April 2008 FW Chris O'Grady Rotherham  ?
5 June 2008 MF Dale Stephens Bury  ?
20 June 2008 MF Danny Whitaker Port Vale  ?

Out[edit]

Date Pos. Name To Fee
1 July 2007 FW Danny Philliskirk Chelsea Free
16 July 2007 GK Terry Smith Southport  ?
1 August 2007 MF Paul Warne Yeovil Free
1 October 2007 FW Neil Wood
Released
4 January 2008 DF Marcus Holness Rochdale Free
30 January 2008 DF Neal Trotman Preston North End £500,000
April 2008 MF Ashley Kelly
Released
April 2008 FW Mike Pearson
Released

Loan in[edit]

Date Pos. Name From
30 July 2007 MF Australia Neil Kilkenny Birmingham City
10 August 2007 DF Stuart Giddings Coventry City
21 August 2007 DF Ryan Bertrand Chelsea
18 October 2007 GK Marlon Beresford Luton Town
29 January 2008 MF Jason Jarrett Preston North End
31 January 2008 MF David Livermore Hull City
26 February 2008 FW Jordan Robertson Sheffield United
4 March 2008 FW Leon Constantine Leeds United
27 March 2008 GK Richard O'Donnell Sheffield Wednesday

Loan out[edit]

Date Pos. Name To
13 September 2007 DF Kelvin Lomax Rochdale
1 October 2007 DF Marcus Holness Rochdale
9 October 2007 FW Mike Pearson Farsley
2 November 2007 FW Michael Ricketts Walsall
27 December 2007 MF Ashley Kelly Barrow

League position[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
7 Brighton & Hove Albion 46 19 12 15 58 50 +8 69
8 Oldham Athletic 46 18 13 15 58 46 +12 67
9 Northampton Town 46 17 15 14 60 55 +5 66

Updated to games played on 27 April 2008.
Source: The Football League
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored
(C) = Champion; (R) = Relegated; (P) = Promoted; (E) = Eliminated; (O) = Play-off winner; (A) = Advances to a further round.
Only applicable when the season is not finished:
(Q) = Qualified to the phase of tournament indicated; (TQ) = Qualified to tournament, but not yet to the particular phase indicated; (RQ) = Qualified to the relegation tournament indicated; (DQ) = Disqualified from tournament.

Fixtures[edit]

Date Opponent H/A Result
F – A
Scorers Competition
11 August 2007 Swansea City H 2 – 1 Ricketts 3' (pen.), Davies 90' League One
14 August 2007 Mansfield Town H 4 – 1 Kilkenny 20', Kalala 27', Smalley 82', Davies 86' League Cup
18 August 2007 Carlisle A 0 – 1 League One
25 August 2007 Bristol Rovers H 0 – 1 League One
28 August 2007 Burnley A 0 – 3 League Cup
1 September 2007 Hartlepool A 1 – 4 Davies 14' League One
4 September 2007 Accrington Stanley A 3 – 2 Liddell 55', Davies 56', Wolfenden 73' Football League Trophy
15 September 2007 Southend United H 0 – 1 League One
22 September 2007 Walsall A 3 – 0 Ricketts 33', Liddell 65' (pen.), Davies 90' League One
29 September 2007 Crewe Alexandra H 3 – 2 Allott 36', Wolfenden 83', Kilkenny 90' League One
2 October 2007 Leeds United H 0 – 1 League One
6 October 2007 Cheltenham Town A 1 – 1 Liddell 46' League One
20 October 2007 Huddersfield Town A 1 – 1 Davies 27' League One
23 October 2007 Doncaster Rovers A 0 – 3 Football League Trophy
27 October 2007 Northampton Town H 0 – 1 League One
30 October 2007 Nottingham Forest A 0 – 0 League One
3 November 2007 Leyon Orient A 0 – 1 League One
6 November 2007 Tranmere Rovers A 1 – 0 Davies 90' League One
10 November 2007 Doncaster Rovers H 2 – 2 Trotman 32', Davies 42' FA Cup
17 November 2007 Port Vale H 1 – 1 Davies 23' League One
24 November 2007 Bournemouth A 3 – 0 Hughes (2) 56', 90' (pen.), Taylor 70' League One
27 November 2007 Doncaster Rovers A 2 – 1 Kilkenny 45', McDonald 49' FA Cup
1 December 2007 Crewe Alexandra H 1 – 0 Hughes 41' FA Cup
4 December 2007 Luton Town H 1 – 1 Davies 32' League One
8 December 2007 Doncaster Rovers H 1 – 1 Allott 44' League One
15 December 2007 Millwall A 3 – 2 Hughes (3) 32', 74' (pen.), 80' League One
22 December 2007 Southend United A 1 – 0 Hughes 4' League One
26 December 2007 Nottingham Forest H 0 – 0 League One
29 December 2007 Walsall H 0 – 2 League One
1 January 2008 Leeds United A 3 – 1 Hazell 28', Trotman 36', Hughes 41' (og) League One
5 January 2008 Everton A 1 – 0 McDonald 45' FA Cup
12 January 2008 Brighton & Hove Albion H 1 – 1 Hughes 40' League One
19 January 2008 Yeovil Town A 0 – 0 League One
22 January 2008 Gillingham A 0 – 0 League One
26 January 2008 Huddersfield Town H 0 – 1 FA Cup
29 January 2008 Carlisle H 2 – 0 McDonald (2) 21', 44' League One
2 February 2008 Swansea City A 1 – 2 Davies 76' (pen.) League One
9 February 2008 Gillingham H 2 – 1 Taylor 42', Davies 67' League One
12 February 2008 Bristol Rovers A 0 – 1 League One
16 February 2008 Yeovil Town H 3 – 0 McDonald 15', Peltier 77' (og), Davies 87' League One
23 February 2008 Brighton & Hove Albion A 0 – 1 League One
26 February 2008 Swindon Town H 2 – 2 Livermore 50', Allott 55' League One
1 March 2008 Port Vale A 3 – 0 Robertson 23', Eardly 78', Wolfenden 90' League One
4 March 2008 Hartlepool H 0 – 1 League One
8 March 2008 Tranmere Rovers H 3 – 1 Eardley 41' (pen.), Taylor 45', Alessandra 76' League One
11 March 2008 Bournemouth H 2 – 0 Eardley (2) 24' (pen.), 80' (pen.) League One
15 March 2008 Luton Town A 0 – 3 League One
22 March 2008 Millwall H 1 – 1 Constantine 79' League One
24 March 2008 Doncaster Rovers A 1 – 1 Jarrett 52' League One
29 March 2008 Huddersfield Town H 4 – 1 Jarrett (2) 8', 45', Constantine 40', Taylor 61' League One
5 April 2008 Swindon Town A 0 – 3 League One
12 April 2008 Leyton Orient A 2 – 0 Taylor 22', Allott 42' League One
19 April 2008 Northampton Town A 0 – 2 League One
26 April 2008 Cheltenham Town H 2 – 1 Smalley 16', Alessandra 87' League One
3 May 2008 Crewe Alexandra A 4 – 1 Smalley 5', Eardley (2) 32', 59', McDonald 69' League One

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