Oldham appoint Paul Jewell as assistant manager


  • Manager Richie Wellens has lifted Oldham out of League One relegation zone
  • Paul Jewell has joined the club as assistant manager, sealing return to football 
  • Former Premier League boss is looking forward to returning to the dugout
  • The club also announced the appointment of Paul Terry as a first-team coach

Press Association Reporter

Former Bradford and Wigan boss Paul Jewell has returned to football as assistant to Oldham manager Richie Wellens.

Wellens, 37, has lifted Oldham out of the Sky Bet League One relegation zone since succeeding John Sheridan in late September.

New assistant boss Jewell brings with him a wealth of experience from his spells at the likes of Bradford, Sheffield Wednesday, Wigan, Derby and Ipswich, who he left in October 2012.

Former Bradford and Wigan boss Paul Jewell has returned to football as assistant at Oldham

Former Bradford and Wigan boss Paul Jewell has returned to football as assistant at Oldham

Former Bradford and Wigan boss Paul Jewell has returned to football as assistant at Oldham

Wellens told Oldham’s website: ‘When I spoke to Paul about football I can sense the passion in his voice. He has been successful at this level and levels above so we need to lean on his…



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