Oldham Athletic

Oldham Athletic

Nickname: The Latics

Year formed: 1895

Ground: Boundary Park, Oldham, OL1 2PA

Capacity: 10,900

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2008/09 average: 5,636

For visitors: 1,600 or 3,000 in the Rochdale Road Stand

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Position last season: 10th in League One

Manager: Dave Penney (May 2009)

Player to watch - Pawel Abbott: The former Poland U21 international has promised much during his career, but a combination of poor form and injury has seen him unable to fulfil his talent. However, on his day, the 6ft 1in, 27-year-old striker can cause problems for any defence in the division and scored 17 league goals in just 42 league games for Darlington.

Record transfer fee paid: �750,000 (Ian Olney, Aston Villa, 1992)

Record transfer fee received: �1.7m (Earl Barrett, Aston Villa, 1992)

Ticket office: 0871 226 1653

Official website: www.oldhamathletic.co.uk

Distance: 202 miles

Journey time: 4 hrs, 9 mins

For directions to the ground go to www.pinkun.com/content/pinkun/norwich-city/away-guide/Map.aspx

Pub: A mile-and-a-half from Boundary Park, the Ashton Arms to the game is a fair walk, but it serves traditional cider and a range of guest ales. There's also the Old Grey Mare Inn at 331 Oldham Road, Royton, Oldham, OL2 6AB�; the White Hart at 233 Oldham Road, Royton, Oldham, OL2 6BB�; and the Brook Tavern at 260 Rochdale Road, Oldham, OL1 2HF�.

Last league meeting: Oldham 3, Norwich City 0 (4 May, 1997)

City connection: City youth coach and radio pundit Neil Adams moved to Norwich from Oldham in 1989 and spent the last two years of his career at Boundary Park.

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