Football

Paul Scholes Explains Why He’s Quit Oldham Job After Just One Month in Charge

Paul Scholes Explains Why He’s Quit Oldham Job After Just One Month in Charge

Paul Scholes has decided to quit his role as manager of Oldham Athletic this afternoon – just one month after taking up the post.

A lifelong supporter of the League Two side, Scholes took the reins at Boundary Park after a series of protracted negotiations with the club’s hierarchy, and enjoyed a decent start to his life as a senior boss.

However, the Latics are currently six matches without a win, and it seems the frustrations of working further down the footballing pyramid have taken its toll on the ex-Manchester United and England midfielder.

After confirming he was stepping down, Scholes issued a statement hinting that certain promises had not been kept by Oldham board:

Of course, Scholes has a vested interest in Salford City, who could soon be in the same division as Oldham in the next season or two.

But what do you make of today’s news? Should Scholes have stayed put a little longer?

Let us know in the comments section below…

More in Football

Why Bayern Munich May Be One More Tough Test Away From the Bundesliga Title

Jonny BoyleJune 3, 2020

Are Hakim Ziyech’s Comments About the 2018-19 Champions League Final Fair?

Jonny BoyleJune 2, 2020

EFL League One Playoff Decision Puts Paul Lambert’s Ipswich Position at Risk

Jonny BoyleJune 2, 2020

Fun Things That Sports Fans Can Do At Home During The Coronavirus Lockdown

Jonny BoyleMay 18, 2020

Bookmakers Will Be Watching Closely as Footballing Authorities Decided Season Outcome

Daniel CawApril 10, 2020

France Football Select Celtic Kit as One of the Greatest Football Strips of All-Time

Daniel CawApril 9, 2020

Bundesliga Set to Resume Next Month – But Behind Closed Doors Until 2021

Daniel CawApril 9, 2020

Sadio Mane Admits He Was ‘Thinking About Man Utd’ Before His Liverpool Move

Daniel CawApril 9, 2020

George Burley Refused to Eat Green Penguin Biscuits, Reveal McCoist and Brazil

Daniel CawApril 9, 2020