the urge to merge
When Two Remain Two: A Potted History of Failed Soccer Club Mergers
Plans to merge two football clubs are rarely popular and tend to founder, often in the face of overwhelming fan opposition. Here, we revisit some of the grand alliances that never came to pass.
How Oldham Athletic Fans Are Dealing with the Ched Evans Rape Controversy
70,000 people signed a petition to block Oldham Athletic from signing convicted rapist Ched Evans. But where does that leave their fans now?
Ched Evans, Convicted Rapist and Soccer Player, Loses Contract Following Threats Against Team
Yesterday, Oldham signing Evans was "80 percent likely." Today the club made an about face. What happened?