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Oldham teenager in coma wakes up with ‘surprise’ baby

Image copyright SWNS Image caption Ebony Stevenson with surprise daughter Elodie A teenager who went into a coma after going to bed with a headache woke up four days later to discover she had given birth to a surprise baby girl. Ebony Stevenson, 18, from Oldham, had no idea she was pregnant when she went to bed feeling unwell. She was taken to hospital after suffering a series of seizures where medics discovered she was expecting. Her unborn baby had been hidden in one of two wombs, in a rare…

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Paul Scholes: Oldham Athletic name ex-Man Utd midfielder as manager

Paul Scholes won 11 Premier League titles with Manchester United Paul Scholes has been named manager of League Two club Oldham Athletic. The former Manchester United and England midfielder, 44, has taken his first managerial role, signing a one-and-a-half-year contract with the club he supported as a boy. There were concerns his 10% stake in Salford City, the National League club he co-owns, would prevent him from taking charge of the Latics. But he was cleared to do so on Friday at an English Football League meeting. Salford could be…

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Paul Scholes: Oldham Athletic talk to ex-Manchester United star about manager vacancy

Paul Scholes won 11 Premier League titles with Manchester United Oldham Athletic are in talks with former Manchester United and England midfielder Paul Scholes regarding their vacant manager role. The League Two Latics are looking to appoint a successor to Frankie Bunn, who was sacked on 27 December. Scholes, 44, has a lifelong affinity with the club and attended Saturday’s 2-1 defeat by Sol Campbell’s Macclesfield Town. Since retiring in 2013, he has not managed in the English Football League. Academy boss Pete Wild has been in caretaker charge at…

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FA Cup round-up: Barnet, Oldham, Newport, Callum Lang, Phil Foden, Padraig Amond

FA Cup: Jamille Matt puts League Two Newport in front against Premier League Leicester Non-league Barnet stunned Championship high-flyers Sheffield United and League Two clubs Oldham Athletic and Newport County both knocked out Premier League sides as Sunday’s FA Cup third-round fixtures delivered more shocks. National League side Barnet had not reached this stage of the competition since 2008, and on that occasion they secured a spot in the fourth round – it was a case of history repeating at Sheffield United. The Bees held on for more than 77…

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Fulham 1-2 Oldham Athletic in FA Cup third round

FA Cup: Fulham 1-2 Oldham Athletic highlights League Two Oldham Athletic produced a stunning comeback to shock top-flight Fulham at Craven Cottage, leaving defeated boss Claudio Ranieri to say the players in his much-changed side proved why they are not first choice. Callum Lang headed an 88th-minute winner to send Oldham into the FA Cup fourth round, moments after Latics goalkeeper Daniel Iversen had saved a penalty from Fulham substitute Aleksandar Mitrovic. Sam Surridge started the comeback with 14 minutes to go as he levelled from the spot following Denis…

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Danny Bridge: Referee assault results in nine-month ban for Oldham player

Danny Bridge began his professional first grade career with Warrington Oldham’s Danny Bridge has been banned for nine months after he was found guilty of physically assaulting a match official. Bridge, 25, was given a Grade F charge by the the Rugby Football League following an incident in Oldham’s 15-8 defeat by Keighley on Friday, 13 July. The ban rules the former Warrington back rower, also fined £75, out for the remainder of the 2018 season. Grade F charges carry a minimum eight-plus game penalty. Previous offences saw then-Salford back-rower…

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