Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Oldham Face Waiting Game after Spot of Bother in Trophy Tie ; FOOTBALL ROUND-UP by MICHAEL HALE

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Oldham Face Waiting Game after Spot of Bother in Trophy Tie ; FOOTBALL ROUND-UP by MICHAEL HALE

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OLDHAM Athletic will have to sweat on other results to see if they progress in second place of Northern Group D in the Checkatrade Trophy.

The Latics moved onto five points after coming from behind twice to earn a draw at Blackburn Rovers Under-21's before picking up a bonus point with a penalty shoot-out win.

Anthony Stokes gave Blackburn the lead before Freddie Ladapo made it 1-1 early in the second period.

Brian Wilson then cancelled out Liam Feeney's score for Rovers before Lee Croft netted the decisive spot kick in a 5-4 penalty victory.

If Fleetwood win at group toppers Carlisle United tonight then the Latics will be out of the competition.

Bury will also be watching tonight's games keenly to see if they can progress from Northern Group C. …

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