Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Latics Extend Run in Energetic Effort

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Latics Extend Run in Energetic Effort

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crewe 0 OLDHAM 2 OLDHAM Athletic extended their impressive unbeaten run to five in the league as they beat Crewe Alexandra 2-0 at a soggy Gresty Road.

Frankie Bunn spoke about the difficulty of the opposition before the game, however, the terrible conditions would prove to be the hardest thing to face on the day.

The torrential rain and drenched pitch made it difficult to play free flowing football, but when Oldham captain Peter Clarke strode forward in the 17th minute, he found enough space to fire a stunning effort across goal into the top corner from 25 yards.

Crewe struggled going forward, their best chance of the half falling to Shaun Miller five minutes later when he latched onto a through ball, but his effort from a tight angle was well saved by Daniel Iverson. …

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