Ian Stott, who at one time was one of the most influential men in English football, has died at his home in Cheshire at the age of 86.
Head coach Dino Maamria would be pulling out his hair – if he had any – after he witnessed Oldham Athletic’s loss at Crawley.
Amid a deeply depressing backdrop – the threat of administration and late payment of wages – Oldham Athletic recorded their biggest league win for more than 13 years.
Zak Dearnley’s double helped Oldham Athletic earn a valuable point at Leyton Orient in Sky Bet League Two.
There was further disappointment for Oldham Athletic following a week to forget.