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FAQ of Oldham Athletic
Why are Oldham Athletic called the Latics?
Latics is a short form of the word ‘Athletic’ and that’s why Oldham have this nickname attached to them. It’s a name that is also shared by Wigan Athletic. It’s an old English phrase that has stuck since the team first adopted their official name at the end of the 19th century.
Why does Oldham Athletic have an owl?
The owl on the Oldham badge relates to the bird which is shown on the original town coat of arms. In turn, this derives from the Oldham family and is something of a pun – Owdham = Oldham. The owl is very much a symbol of the community and is a logical inclusion on the football club badge.
How many trophies have Oldham Athletic won?
Oldham have won three major trophies in their history, and these have all come in lower divisional levels of the Football League. The team’s highest honour is the second division championship in 1991, and they also won the third division title in 1953 and 1974.
Who owns Oldham Athletic?
Oldham Athletic are currently owned by Frank Rothwell. He is a businessman, local to the Oldham area who took over the club from its former owner Abdallah Lemsagam. Rothwell is the founder and owner of a firm called Manchester Cabins and he has owned Oldham since 2022.
Oldham Athletic Quiz Questions
- Before Oldham Athletic which club did English player Graeme Sharp belong to?
- Between 2014 and 2015, which sponsor’s logo adorned the Oldham Athletic shirt?
- Chris Killen, signed by Oldham Athletic in 2002 from Manchester City, represented which country?
- From which club did Oldham Athletic sign Ian Olney in 1992?
- How many League Two triumphs Oldham has?
- Oldham acquired Sean McCarthy from Bradford City in 1993. Which country did he play for?
- Latics finished the 1909-10 Championship season in second place. How many points were they behind the winners Manchester City?
- What is Rotherham United’s record FA Cup victory over Oldham Athletic in 1947?
- What is the number of times Oldham Athletic have won the Championship?
- What is the number of times Oldham Athletic have won the Lancashire Senior Cup?
- What year was Oldham Athletic founded?
- What is the number of times Latics have won the League One?