Goalkeeper/Fitness Coach Anthony White is to leave Oldham Athletic and join Premier League side AFC Bournemouth.
Speaking about his departure, White said: “It has been extremely tough to leave Oldham, a club which is more than just a place of work, but a club where I have gained so many close friends.
“Oldham was where I began playing full time football, and I was given an incredible opportunity for the last two and a half years as a first team coach.
“Without Oldham I would not have been able to achieve the opportunity to coach in the Premier league. The chairman, Simon Corney, put trust in me back in 2013 and his support and friendship has been a major factor in my progression.
“Tony Philliskirk has been instrumental since I was 15 in every aspect of my football and coaching life and I will be forever indebted to him.
“Finally I'd like to thank the board who have stuck by me whilst appointing 5 different managers during my tenure.
“This is an extremely close club in which people work very hard behind the scenes, from Tanya in the office, to Frank in maintenance, Luke, Grace, Neil Joy and the rest of the Board pervade a real work ethic and a family feel is firmly engrained here.
“Thank you to all. Oldham Athletic will always be my home club, but I am humbled and honoured at this exciting opportunity at AFC Bournemouth.”
The club would like to wish Anthony all the best for the future.