Our prediction for this League 2 match:
Cheltenham Town will be looking to put an end to their five-game winless run in the League Two when they welcome Oldham Athletic at their Jonny-Rocks Stadium on Matchday 26. The Robins shared the spoils with the likes of Northampton Town and Newport County, with the team dropping to the eighth position in the standings. Cheltenham Town aim to climb to the play-offs berth, and we are positive that they will go for a win in Saturday’s football match.
The Latics aim to make amends for back-to-back defeats to the likes of Salford City and Scunthorpe United, but they are seen as underdogs in the game against the promotion-chasing side. Considering that Oldham Athletic have been struggling at the back of late, we predict that they are going to return home empty-handed. In the first half of the season the two teams played out a 1-1 draw.
Highlighted Player (Rohan Ince):
Rohan Ince is a professional footballer who plays for Cheltenham Town as a defensive midfielder. Born in Whitechapel, England on November 8, 1992, Ince started his football development at the Chelsea football academy.
However, despite signing a professional contract with the Blues, he did not see any game action at senior level. After playing for the Chelsea reserve set-up from 2010 to 2013, he moved to Brighton in the winter of 2013. Rohan Ince made 72 appearances in the league for the Seagulls, and he played for the likes of Fulham, Swindon Town, and Bury on loan as well before joining Cheltenham Town in 2019.
The 191-cm tall defensive midfielder made his League two debut with the Robins in a 1-0 loss to Leyton Orient on August 3, 2019. His primary position is defensive midfield, but he is used as a centre-back as well. Rohan Ince has dual citizenship (England/Jamaica).
Highlighted Team (Oldham):
Based in Oldham, Greater Manchester, Oldham Athletic are a professional football club that compete in League Two. The Latics play their home matches at Boundary Park, the venue with the capacity of 13,512 spectators. Oldham Athletic are well known for their blue and white home kit, with the owl being the symbol of the club.
The Latics did remarkably well to make it to the League Cup final in 1990, but Nottingham Forest proved to be a big catch for Joe Royle’s troops in the title game. Oldham made it to the FA Cup semis on three occasions (1912/13, 1989/90, 1993/94), and in 1979 they advanced to the Anglo-Scottish Cup final. The Latics registered their biggest league triumph on December 26, 1962, with the team crushing Southport 11-0 in Division 4.
Speaking of the club’s heaviest defeat, Oldham Athletic were hammered by Tranmere Rovers 14-3 at Prenton Park on December 26, 1935. Bolton, Stockport, and Blackburn are the club’s traditional rivals, but nowadays, Huddersfield Town are seen as the Latics’ fiercest rivals.