Oldham Athletic: Lee Johnson apologises to fans after Yeovil loss

Lee Johnson
Lee Johnson was the Football League's youngest manager until Mansfield appointed Adam Murray earlier this month

Oldham Athletic manager Lee Johnson has apologised to supporters after his side's 4-0 loss at home to Yeovil Town.

The Latics sat in the play-off places going into the game having lost just once in 15 League One matches.

It was Oldham's heaviest home defeat since February 2011, when Peterborough beat them 5-0, and was also Johnson's first loss to father Gary - after beating him in their first encounter.

"An awful performance. I can only humbly apologise," he said on Twitter.

The 33-year-old added: "I have read all your comments and take them all on board."

After their previous league game, a 3-0 derby win over Rochdale, Johnson spoke about the progress he believed his side had been making, but they still look on course to end the season above the 15th-placed finish of last term.

Johnson is in his first managerial appointment at the Latics after being appointed boss in March 2013 at the age of 31.

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