Scholes Quits After 31 Days As Oldham Boss — Leadership Newspaper


Former Manchester United star Paul Scholes quit as Oldham manager yesterday after just 31 days in charge of the English League Two club. Scholes has walked away from Boundary Park over claims of broken promises from his hometown team. The 44-year-old took charge at Oldham last month and won his first match, but the ex-England midfielder failed to pick up another victory in his next

six games and leaves with the side languishing in 14th place in the fourth tier. “It is with great regret that I have decided to leave the club with immediate effect,” Scholes said in a statement. “I hoped to at the very least, see out my initial term of 18 months as the manager of a club I’ve supported all my life. The fans, players, my friends and family all knew how proud and excited I was to take this role.

“In the short period since I took on the role it unfortunately became clear that I would not be able to operate as I intended and was led to believe prior to taking on the role. “I…

Source: Leadership Newspaper