Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Football Coach Is Suspended by Oldham

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Football Coach Is Suspended by Oldham

Article excerpt

OLDHAM Athletic's Academy manager has been suspended from the club.

Tony Philliskirk, who runs the under 18s team, has stopped working 'with immediate effect', pending an investigation by Latics bosses. No further details of the suspension have been made public.

The FA have been made aware of the ongoing inquiry.

Yesterday, Oldham Athletic posted on their website: "Academy Manager Tony Philliskirk has been suspended with immediate effect, pending the outcome of a club investigation.

"The club will be making no further comment on the matter."

Mr Philliskirk, 53, has worked at the club for 20 years, starting his career at Oldham Athletic in 1998 as a youth coach and twice caretaker manager.

He was highly regarded as a professional footballer, playing for 11 different clubs. …

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