Continuing the definitive guide to the 19/20 League Two season for Oldham supporters.
Northampton appeared to be trying to sign as many players as possible before anybody else in the last few weeks. Unfortunately, most of them aren’t worth having.
Nickname: The Cobblers (quaint)
Sponsor: Doctor Scholls
Star Supporter: Bigfoot
Club Mascot: Freddy the foot fetishist
Half Time Entertainment: Clog dancing
Will Oldham Take Over The Town?: Doubtful but we have taken a decent number in the past
Mad Chairman Score Out Of 10: Kelvin Thomas, search for him on the net and you’ll find stories of dodgy dealings, missing loans and police involvement. 9/10
One to Watch: Harry Smith ex Macclesfield forward. Yes, ex Macclesfield.
Style Of Play: Big hoof
Speciality Pie Flavour: Everything tastes like shoe leather so it doesn’t matter what you buy.
Away End Capacity and Condition: 800 in an awful new build with no decent pubs for miles.
Likely Pre Match Songs: These boots are made for walking
End of Season Prediction: 17th
Burslem was once described as the worst town centre in the UK and it’s gone down a lot since then. However, Vale fans are a cheerful lot and deserve a lot better.
Nickname: The Valiants
Sponsor: Take That Fan Club
Star Supporter: Robbie Williams (eek!)
Club Mascot: Paul the Past It Pop Star
Half Time Entertainment: A Take That Tribute Band
Will Oldham Take Over The Town?: Good chance if we’re doing well
Mad Chairman Score Out Of 10: Carol and Kevin Shanahan Port Vale fans for years made good. Just as it should be. 0/10
One to Watch: Tom Pope, Vale’s only hope up front about to enter his 34th year. Desperate stuff.
Style Of Play: Wing play with an encore
Speciality Pie Flavour: The Robbie Williams Special. Past its sell by date with little substance.
Away End Capacity and Condition: 4500 in an old but pretty decent stadium
Likely Pre Match Songs: Got to be Robbie.
End of Season Prediction: 9th
Plymouth is determined to become the Bury of the South West, not by dabbling with extinction but by signing up anybody going spare at Gigg Lane.
Nickname: The Pilgrims
Sponsor: Captain Morgan Rum
Star Supporter: Sir Francis Drake
Club Mascot: Some sort of Pirate Character
Half Time Entertainment: Keelhauling
Will Oldham Take Over The Town?: Not a chance
Mad Chairman Score Out Of 10: Simon Hallett who sounds pretty normal 0/10
One to Watch: Danny Mayor who will be homesick by the end of August
Style Of Play: Just like Bury
Speciality Pie Flavour: There are no such things as pies south of Exeter Services
Away End Capacity and Condition: 1300 in a ground being refurbished
Likely Pre Match Songs: Sea Shanties
End of Season Prediction: 6th