Oldham Athletic Football Club: Ex Premier League Players

Where are these ex Oldham Athletic Premier League players now?

Welcome to the Oldham Athletic legends page – the gateway to information on ex Latics who have played in the Premier League.

In addition to information on ex players we have also added statistics which include the top scorers, most Premier League appearances and also the club’s final league position for each year that they have featured in the EPL.



Graeme Sharp – Premier League Appearances: 55 | Goals Scored: 16

Ex Everton and Oldham Athletic striker Graeme Sharp finally hung up his boots in 1997 after three seasons as player manager at Oldham and then Welsh side Bangor City. Read More..

Neil Adams – Premier League Appearances: 92 | Goals Scored: 12

Neil Adams retired from playing in 2001 after a knee injury forced him to retire during a second spell at Oldham AthleticRead More..

Gunnar Halle – Premier League Appearances: 184 | Goals Scored: 10

After an 11 year spell in English football, Gunnar Halle returned to his native Norway to first play for Lillestrom and then Aurskog in a player/ coach capacity.

Halle finally retired from playing in 2004 when he joined Lillestrom as an assistant manager. Read More..

Chris Makin – Premier League Appearances: 124 | Goals Scored: 2

Regarded as a cult hero at Sunderland, Chris Makin retired from playing professionally in 2008 on advice from his doctor after failing to overcome a hip injury. Read More..

Mike Milligan – Premier League Appearances: 107 | Goals Scored: 5

Legendary Oldham Athletic player Mike Milligan finally hung up his boots in 2002 after a spell in the lower leagues with Blackpool ending a career that spanned nearly 20 years. Read More..

Ian Marshall – Premier League Appearances: 159 | Goals Scored: 33

A larger than life character of the Premier League during the nineties, Ian Marshall retired from playing in 2002 after captaining Blackpool to the LDV Vans Trophy. Read More..

Premier League Statistics

This table shows the players who have made the most appearances for Oldham Athletic and the top goalscorers in the EPL.

Top EPL GoalscorersGoalsMost EPL AppearancesGames
Graeme Sharp16Mike Milligan88
Ian Olney13Richard Jobson77
Darren Beckford10Paul Bernard65
Paul Bernard9Gunnar Halle64
Neil Adams9Steve Redmond64
Richard Jobson7Craig Fleming61
Rick Holden6Neil Pointon59
Nick Henry6Graeme Sharp55
Gunnar Halle6Nick Henry54
Andy Ritchie4Neil Adams45

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