As far as big games go this season, this will be the one that the Latics will definitely want to win. Neither side will want to settle for a point in this massive game. So both sides will be going out with all guns blazing. With the recent loan signing of Leon Constanine making a start for the Latics, they will hope to get the better of Rovers in this encounter. This game will be a big one if the Latics hope to get to the playoffs.
The Tranmere manager Moore has already got the storm brewing by saying ‘he doesn’t give two monkeys’ what the Oldham faithful think of him.
Although Sheridan and Moore don’t have any bitter feelings towards each other Sheridan told Latics world ‘ I’ve got a good relationship with Ronnie, but he’ll be coming wanting to win and i want to beat him.
Oldham Team News:
The injury list is still a rather large one for the gaffer, with David Livermore out for 3 games, Robertson is now out as well, along with Davies, Hughes and Liddell, but on the brighter side Thompson and Kalala have returned to the squad, and Sean Gregan has started to train again.
Player to watch: Leon Constantine
Leon Constantine, the new loan signing from Leeds will hoping to shine in this crunch game, after playing well at his previous clubs and scoring on regular occasions, he will want to get that same kind of form for the Latics.
Tranmere Team News:
Steve Jennings has been banned so will miss this game, with Davies and Shuker out as well. But returning for the Rovers is McLaren and Curran after missing training with illness.
Player to watch: Chris Greenacre
Chris Greenacre, a proven striker with a great calibre, the 30 year old has scored many a goal in his career, and after having a solid season will be hungry for more goals against the Latics this weekend. The striker already has knocked in 9 this season so he will want to bang in a few more.
Match Facts & Stats
The last time these sides met Oldham managed a 1-0 win with Craig Davies scoring in extra time to take the three points.