David Broadbent talks Latics with former Players, Managers, Staff, Owners and other special guests about their time with the Club.
Broady has spent much of the 20 years at Oldham Athletic either as stadium announcer, hospitality host, Head of Partnerships and supporter. This podcast looks to lift the lid on life behind the scenes at the Club as some of it's key figures join him for a chat!
This podcast is sponsored by AC Tyres, Eden Creative and NFL Weekends. Thank you to all 3 for their support, all of our sponsors are businesses run by Oldham supporters!
The Chaddy Enders, Episode 16, Matthew Tipton
Matthew Tipton joined Latics as a 14 year old, he came through the Youth System and was given his senior debut by Neil Warnock in 1997. 'Tippy' went on to play for the Club 136 times, scoring 17 goals. He also represented Wales at Under 18 and Under 21 level whilst at Latics. In an open and honest epsiode he talks about his life as a footballer 20 years ago and the good times he enjoyed at Latics.
There is some language used that some people may find offensive, just as a heads up!!
The Chaddy Enders, Episode 15, Andy Barlow
Andy Barlow made 308 appearances for Latics over an 11 year spell.
He played in the 1990 Littlewoods Cup Final at Wembley, he won the penalty against Sheffield Wednesday that sealed the Division 2 Championship in 1991 and he played for the Club in the Premier League.
What made it all the more special for Andy is that he is an Oldham fan, from Oldham! Listen to him look back at his Latics career..
The Chaddy Enders, Episode 14, Wayne Hurst
This week on the Chaddy Enders we do something different, having spoken to Players, CEO's and Journalists, we now interview the man behind the Chaddy the Owl Mask, Wayne Hurst. Wayne spent several years playing Chaddy and he has some great stories from both on and off the pitch!
The Chaddy Enders, Episode 13, Robbie Simpson
Robbie Simpson joined Latics, initially on loan, in 2011. Over the next couple of years he went on to make 80 appearances, scoring 13 goals.
The highlights of Robbie's time at Latics include a 21 minute hat-trick against Chesterfield, being part of the side that knocked Liverpool out of the FA Cup, scoring twice at Nottingham Forest and scoring an absolute screamer in front of the Kop at Anfield!
Here Robbie looks back on his time at Boundary Park
The Chaddy Enders, Episode 12, Alan Hardy, Part 2
Alan Hardy served Oldham Athletic with distinction for 31 years. He joined in 1981 before retiring in 2012.
In this episode we focus on the period between 1997, when Alan became CEO of the Club to the circumstances behind retirement on health grounds in 2012.
This is a must listen for Latics fans and gives a real insight into life at Latics through the eyes of one of the most senior people involved at the Club during these times
The Chaddy Enders, Episode 11, Alan Hardy Pt1
Alan Hardy spent 31 years at Latics. He joined the Commercial team in 1981 and went on to become Commercial Manager, Chief Executive and Board Member before retirement in 2012.
In part 1 of a 2 part interview Alan looks back on his time at the Club between 1981 - 1997. This includes the Joe Royle years, the cup runs, winning the league, Division 1 and becoming founder members of the Premier League.
Interesting stories from players I watched as a kid with my parents brings back fond memories.
Worth a listen for any Latics fan and looking forward to future episodes
Cheers Broady for helping lockdown & remote working pass slightly quicker.