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Oldham Athletic AFC Staff Profiles


Lee Johnson was, at the age of 31 years, the youngest manager in The Football League when appointed by Latics in March 2013. 

During a successful playing career, Johnson made 468 competitive appearances scoring 40 goals. 

Johnson had eight clubs during his 16-year career -  Arsenal, Watford, Brighton, Yeovil, Hearts, Derby, Chesterfield and Kilmarnock. 

His most fruitful spells came playing for his father Gary at Yeovil and Bristol City featuring in three promotion-winning sides. 

He was a key figure in Yeovil's meteoric rise from non league to League One and also helped Bristol City win promotion to the Championship.  

Johnson also starred for Kilmarnock in their 2012 Scottish League Cup final win against Celtic. 

After leaving Kilmarnock in January 2013, Johnson moved into management with Latics who picked up 15 points from his first 10 matches to successfully stave off the threat of relegation. 



Paul Murray was appointed first-team coach by Latics in June 2013 as the curtain came down on an illustrious playing career at the age of 36. 

It was a career in which Murray had two spells as a player with Latics. 

He first arrived at Latics in 2001 and left three years later to join Portuguese side Beira-Mar. 

And the second coming was in Jaunuary 2013 following his release by Hartlepool United as he also doubled up a reserve-team manager.

Murray also had two spells playing for home-town Carlisle and also starred for QPR, Southampton, Gretna and Shrewsbury Town.



Failsworth's Jon Guy was appointed Oldham Athletic's Head of Sports Medicine in 2008.  

A graduate in sports rehabilitation from Salford University, Guy spent two years with Preston North End's medical team before joining Latics.  

He has since gained a FA diploma in the management of sports injuries.

Guy, a midfield man, has also played semi-professional football for Curzon Ashton and Ashton United.