Peter Shirtliff: Oldham Athletic appoint new assistant manager

Peter Shirtliff
Peter Shirtliff has been youth team coach at Barnsley and Leicester City

New Oldham Athletic boss John Sheridan has appointed Peter Shirtliff as his assistant manager.

Shirtliff, 54, has previously managed Mansfield Town and had a caretaker stint in charge at Bury after joining the Shakers as a number two.

He has also been an assistant at Tranmere and Swindon and played with Sheridan at Sheffield Wednesday.

"He's a good assistant manager and knows the game inside out," Sheridan told the club website.external-link

"He will help us be more organised and I'm delighted to get him."