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Preview: Oldham

5 April 2015

A look-ahead to Easter Monday's home game against Oldham

Reds return to the Checkatrade.com Stadium on Easter Monday for a Sky Bet League One game against Oldham Athletic, kick off 3pm.

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Oliver Langford

Assistants: Carl Brook and Rob Whitton

Fourth Official: Justin Amey

 

TEAM NEWS

Conor Henderson (ankle), Josh Simpson (hamstring), Dean Leacock (groin) and Darren Ward (heel) are all sidelined. Anthony Wordsworth starts a two-match ban after accumulating ten yellow cards.

Oldham boss Dean Holden is likely to rotate his squad after the 1-1 draw with leaders Bristol City on Friday. Jacob Mellis and Liam Kelly could get starts in midfield while ex-Reds Mat Sadler, Mike Jones (pictured) and Jonathan Forte all return to the Checkatrade.com Stadium.


Reds have won five out of their last ten and lost just once in five. Oldham have won two of their last four.THE FORM GUIDE          


VIEW FROM THE BENCH

: "They have had an excellent season. Dean (Holden) has stabilised them after Lee Johnson left and they got a good result on Friday. It is going to another difficult game and we will need to be at our best."Dean Saunders


 "Crawley are going to give everything. But similar to any game we will concentrate on getting our own performance right."Dean Holden (Oldham caretaker manager):


DID YOU KNOW?

Reds have only beaten Oldham once in five meetings, which was the last time the teams met in September 2013.

  

WE’VE MET BEFORE?

The game at Oldham earlier in the season finished 1-1 with Gwion Edwards on target for Reds.

 

REST OF THE LEAGUE ONE FIXTURES

Bradford v Preston

Chesterfield v Crewe

Colchester v Barnsley

Fleetwood v Yeovil

Leyton Orient v Gillingham

MK Dons v Scunthorpe

Notts County v Coventry

Peterborough v Walsall

Rochdale v Port Vale

TUESDAY

Bristol City v Swindon 

Sheffield United v Doncaster Rovers


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TICKET INFORMATION

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