Oldham Athletic Community Trust are busier than ever as we are back in action for the 2023/24 season!
On Saturday the 12th of August we are back at Boundary Park as Latics play their first home game of the new football season.
We are so excited to welcome fans back to the OACT Family Stand this Saturday! As part of the new season we will be welcoming fans to our new and improved Junior Latics Lounge!
The room will now be the new home to the tuck shop and has been painted in OAFC colours (Blue and Tangerine) and has windows with a view of the pitch, enchancing the matchday experience for junior latis fans!
The room will also host activites throughout the season, so keep an eye out to find out when these will be!
Dr Kershaw’s Hospice has been chosen as Oldham Athletic Community Trust charity spotlight for their first home match of the season on Saturday 12th August.
Volunteers and members of staff from Dr Kershaw’s will be there on the day to raise awareness of the Hospice and the impact we have on the community. Fans will have the chance to donate to the Hospice via the collection buckets which will be located across the grounds of the stadium.
Also as part of the Charity Spotlight at Boundary Park, Dr Kershaw’s are pleased to announce the launch of their brand new community initiative Dr Kershaw’s Kicks.
Offering all children the opportunity to go to school with adequate footwear and the ability to participate in sports and social activities. We will be launching Dr Kershaw’s Kicks on Monday 14 August.
Dr Kershaw’s needs your help! They are looking for donations of second-hand school shoes, dance shoes, football boots and any other children’s footwear. If you can donate these items, there will be a drop off point at the Athletics Store for the whole of August!
Numerous charities will be supported across the season and below you can see all the charities that will be supported on a matchday through the season;
- Saturday 12 August - Dr Kershaws
- Saturday 9 September - Blood Bikes
- Saturday 23 September - Kingfisher Academy Trust
- Saturday 7 October - Believe & Achieve
- Saturday 28 October - Mummy's Star
- Saturday 11 November - SSAFA
- Saturday 25 November - Springboard
- Saturday 23 December - Papyrus
- Tuesday 23 Barnet - Mahdlo
- Saturday 27 January - Team Hill Charitable Trust
- Saturday 24 February - Endometrosis Awareness North
- Saturday 16 March - POINT
- Saturday 29 March - The Ricky Casey Trust
- Saturday 6 April - OACT
We welcome 4 mascots to Boundary Park as we play our first home game of the 2023/24 season! Albie, Cayson, Preston and Chester will lead out the team this afternoon to a great atmosphere at our park! Cayson and Preston will be eager to meet their favourite player, Devarn Green whilst Albie is a huge fan of Fondop and Chesters idol is captain Liam Hogan. We hope you all have a great day with us!
We welcome Saddleworth 3Ds U12s to Boundary Park as they kickstart the season as our first Flagbearers! The team Play in the East Manchester Junior Football League (EMJFL), train at Saddleworth High School and have played together as a team since U7 level. We hope you have a great day lads!
Oldham Library Reading Challenge
As part of our ongoing support to Oldham Library with their Summer reading challenge, we have gifted 50 tickets to each of the first 3 home games of the season to Oldham Library!
We look forward to welcoming the lucky receipritnons of the tickets to the OACT Family Stand this weekend!
To find out more about the summer reading challenge and how you can get involved, click HERE