Date: 13th February 2008 at 2:22pm
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Latics travelled down to face a solid Bristol Rovers side, sitting in 10th place in the league with the possibility of closing the gap on other play-off chasing sides.

Oldham’s pre match schedule was hampered by a traffic delay but Shez pointed out that it was no excuse for failure to take the points. After the comments made about Kelvin Lomax it came as a shock that the youngster didn’t start as David Livermore was again preferred in an unchanged side.

Latics were again in debt to veteran keeper Mark Crossley who pulled of some top drawer saves to keep the Bristol onslaught at bay but ‘Norm’ was finally beaten through a last gasp header from Craig Disley. The goal came in the second minute of injury time and sent the Latics fans home in somber moods after showing great support throughout, even more so before the drum was confiscated.

Among the fans in the 2nd half were Simon Corney and Simon Blitz whose presence was much welcomed after all they have done for the club, they will however be no doubt disappointed that we failed to get more points on the board against a side that were tipped as relegation candidates pre-season.

Latics had chances to find the breakthrough but the lack of firepower up front and poor service (except for a delightful ball from Taylor) resulted in failure to convert. It is Yeovil on Saturday…Lets make it count!