MX23RW : Monday, September 27 11:27:26| >> :600:442449:442449:

Richie Wellens 'to be named permanent Oldham Athletic manager'

Richie Wellens will reportedly be named permanent manager of Oldham Athletic on a two-year contract.

Oldham Athletic are reportedly expected to announce the appointment of Richie Wellens as permanent manager later today.

The 37-year-old, who began his playing career at Manchester United, has been in temporary charge since the sacking of John Sheridan on September 25.

Wellens has overseen the League One club securing four wins in five matches, and according to the Daily Mail, the board are ready to put faith in the former midfielder.

United legend Paul Scholes, who is a lifelong Oldham fan, was reportedly interviewed for the job, but it is believed that he encouraged the hierarchy to give the reins to Wellens.

Reports have claimed that the coach has penned a two-year contract.

ID:309826: cacheID:309826:1false2false3false:QQ:: from db desktop :LenBod:restore:1460:
Restore Data
Share this article now:
Did you know...?
Retired Manchester United midfielder Paul Scholes, 39, attends a press conference during a promotional trip in Singapore on March 22, 2014
Read Next:
Scholes 'interviewed for Oldham job'
>

rhs 2.0
Todays Game Header Right
Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Forest Green RoversForest Green96211881020
2Leyton Orient9441167916
3Harrogate TownHarrogate94411511416
4Port Vale9432106415
5Northampton TownNorthampton943297215
6Exeter CityExeter9351126614
7Hartlepool UnitedHartlepool942397214
8Crawley TownCrawley94231213-114
9Swindon TownSwindon934297213
10Barrow93331311212
11Bradford CityBradford93331211112
12Rochdale93331211112
13Tranmere RoversTranmere933343112
14Sutton UnitedSutton8323108211
15Newport CountyNewport93241013-311
16Colchester UnitedColchester824277010
17Carlisle UnitedCarlisle9243913-410
18Bristol Rovers9315814-610
19Salford City9234910-19
20Mansfield TownMansfield92341014-49
21Stevenage9234713-69
22Walsall9225913-48
23Scunthorpe UnitedScunthorpe9144614-87
24Oldham AthleticOldham9216514-97

Subscribe to our Newsletter


Transfer Talk Daily
Match previews - twice weekly
Morning Briefing (7am UTC)
Ultra close-up image of Kevin De Bruyne [NOT FOR USE IN ARTICLES]Get the latest transfer news, match previews and news direct to your inbox!