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Colin Whitaker 1932-2015

13 May 2015

The club were saddened to hear of the death to former Oldham Athletic winger Colin Whitaker, who has died at the age of 82.

Whitaker played 72 times for Athletic scoring 29 goals in a two year spell between 1962 and 1964.

He joined Latics in October 1962 from Rochdale in a swap deal with Peter Phoenix. 

Whitaker started his career with Sheffield Wednesday and went on to have spells with Bradford Park Avenue, Queens Park Rangers, Shrewsbury Town and Barrow.

Whitaker’s funeral takes place at Oldham Crematorium on Thursday (2pm).

Everyone connected with Oldham Athletic offer their sincere condolences to Colin's family and friends at this very sad time.

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