Oldham Athletic Riche Wellens beats out Scholes and Seedorf for Oldham manager job Ryan Benson Last updated 2 years ago 23:32 10/18/17 FacebookTwitterRedditcopy Comments(0) Twitter: @OfficialOAFC Oldham Athletic Milton Keynes Dons v Oldham Athletic Milton Keynes Dons League One While two former international stars interviewed for the vacant Latics post, it is the caretaker and ex-Manchester United trainee who has prevailed Paul Scholes and Clarence Seedorf have both been unsuccessful in their applications to become the next Oldham Athletic manager, with interim boss Richie Wellens appointed on a full-time basis.John Sheridan left Oldham on September 25 by mutual consent after a poor start to the League One season which had seen them lose seven of their first nine games.Oldham 12/5 to beat MK Dons Article continues below Editors’ Picks Why Barcelona god Messi will never be worshipped in the same way in Argentina Lyon treble & England heartbreak: The full story behind Lucy Bronze’s dramatic 2019 Liverpool v Man City is now the league’s biggest rivalry and the bitterness is growing Megan Rapinoe: Born & brilliant in the U.S.A. Wellens stepped in on an interim basis and inspired an instant improvement, guiding them to four wins and a draw across all competitions in the five matches he has taken charge of.The club confirmed that former Manchester United star and Oldham supporter Scholes was among those interviewed for the position, with the 42-year-old linked with the job several times before due to his strong ties with them.BREAKING NEWS: Wellens Appointed New Oldham Athletic Manager. #oafc https://t.co/KIzuPxeUq5— Oldham Athletic AFC (@OfficialOAFC) October 18, 2017Four-time Champions League winner Seedorf was also spoken to about the position at Boundary Park, with Oldham’s search attracting plenty of interest.But the Latics have stuck with Wellens, whose next task is Saturday’s trip to MK Dons.
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