Oldham Athletic completed a hat-trick of draws against other struggling Sky Bet League Two sides after being held at home by Carlisle United on a day when a fans’ planned boycott of the game failed to make an impact with a near 4,000 crowd at Boundary Park.
Oldham Athletic maintained a nine-point cushion between them and last place in Sky Bet League Two following their goalless draw at bottom-club Stevenage Borough who stretched their winless run to 11 games.
Oldham Athletic were controversially denied victory in stoppage time at Macclesfield Town.
It was an awful start to the year and also a new decade as Oldham Athletic lost at home to Scunthorpe United.
Oldham Athletic’s festive cheer disappeared as their running run was ended by Salford City who produced a deadly attacking display at Boundary Park.