Oldham Athletic - Oldham 1-1 Melbourne
UK time is: 02:00:06
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Oldham 1-1 Melbourne

Oldham continued their pre season preparations earlier today with a one all draw against Melbourne City.

Oldham were hosting the Australian side as they have a mini tour of England and the first half played out with very few chances at all as it seems both teams were trying to suss each other out.

We were comfortable in position though for the most part and did look creative down the wings and defensively we were pretty solid with Paul Rachubka hardly threatened.

Our two best chances of the half fell to Jonson Clarke-Harris but he failed to test their keeper.

Going into the break at half time with the match score less, Melbourne started brighter and went into the lead after 49 minutes.

We again had chances to get back into the game but spurned them, and the changes made by the gaffer didn't really give us that extra impetus that we were looking for, however five minutes from time we got a break and Miguel Llera levelled the scores with a loopy effort.

Not a fantastic match really, but plenty of positives for manager Lee Johnson to have taken and whilst he'd have hoped for more sharpness up front, defensively he would've been pleased.

Oldham:

Rachubka, B Wilson, Kusunga (Lockwood 64), J Wilson (Llera 64), Brown, Dieng (Mellor 53), Jones, Kelly (Winchester 75), Forte (Bove 75), Dayton, Clarke-Harris (Gros 53).

Subs:

Coleman.

Melbourne:

Velphi, Archibald, Mooy, Ramsey, Murdocca, Brown, Evans, Hoffman, Retre, Wielaert, Poole.

Subs:

Redmayne, Chantler, Williams, Nalmar, Dugandzic, Kisnorbo.

This site is looking for bloggers, so if a fan can offer us a genuine opinion from someone that supports them we would love to share it with the masses!

To email your own unique article/blog for publishing
***CLICK HERE***

Join The Vital Debate




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The Journalist

Writer: Boundary Lad Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Saturday July 19 2014

Time: 11:31PM

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Oldham Athletic Articles

Oldham 0-1 Doncaster Rovers (Sunday December 7 2014)

Rochdale 0-3 Oldham (Monday December 1 2014)

Sheffield United 1-1 Oldham (Monday November 24 2014)

Oldham 1-1 Crawley Town (Sunday November 16 2014)

Oldham 1-0 Leyton Orient (Monday November 10 2014)

Bristol City 1-0 Oldham (Sunday November 2 2014)

Oldham 2-1 Bradford City (Sunday October 26 2014)

Oldham 4-1 Coventry City (Wednesday October 22 2014)

Archived Oldham Athletic Articles

List All Vital Latics Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Oldham 1 - 1 Peterborough
Walsall 2 - 0 Oldham
Oldham 0 - 0 Chesterfield
Coventry 1 - 1 Oldham
Oldham 2 - 2 Sheff Utd
Crawley 2 - 0 Oldham

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
12. Gillingham 46 16 14 16 -1 62
13. Doncaster 46 16 13 17 -4 61
14. Walsall 46 14 17 15 -4 59
15. Oldham 46 14 15 17 -13 57
16. Scunthorpe 46 14 14 18 -13 56
17. Coventry 46 13 16 18 -11 55
18. Port Vale 46 15 9 22 -10 54

Breaking League News

CCFC: Pre-Season Takes Shape
Coventry : 25/05/2015 01:00:00
Swindon Miss Out As Preston Join City in Championship
Bristol City : 24/05/2015 22:33:00
League 1 Roll Call 2015/16
Walsall : 24/05/2015 19:22:00
Former Keeper Called Up To England Squad.
Bristol City : 24/05/2015 14:01:01
Flint Looking For Crowd Boost Next Season.
Bristol City : 24/05/2015 13:34:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

FA - Doncaster MotM
Suggested By:  Boundary Lad
Kenny 27%
Kusunga 5%
Mills 11%
Wilson 5%
Elokobi 5%
Winchester 5%
Kelly 0%
Philliskirk 5%
Johnson 5%
Ibehre 5%
Forte 5%
Sub - Poleon 11%
Sub - Morgan-Smith 11%