Club Statement

Oldham Athletic Football Club wishes to advise our fans that every effort is underway to re-build our club after the unfortunate relegation to the fourth tier of the English Football League.

The club does not wish to enter into cross dialogue about recent media reports which do not help our progression in any way. There is no doubt that the future of our club was in great jeopardy at the time of the recent takeover but the foundations of the club will be re-built.

Owner Abdallah Lemsagam said: “My long term aim and ambition for the club has not changed. I have never run away from any challenge and will not be doing so at Oldham.

“I am still fully committed to this great club. It is unfortunate that recent media reports have been made to damage our club.

“I will not be making any further comments in respect of the media article and will focus our energy on the real and important tasks in hand. We will let our actions speak for themselves.

“I have invested several millions in the club since my arrival but unfortunately the mess was bigger then we expected.

“Let me be clear, I am here for the long term. I will continue to invest whenever it is needed but our ultimate goal is to run the club in a responsible and sustainable manner.

“I would like to thank all our fans for sticking by our club.”

Abdallah