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Traditional Oldham Athletic football shirt

The club is based at Boundary Park (capacity: 10,638), Oldham. Originally founded as Pine Villa Football Club in 1895, the club became Oldham Athletic in 1899. The current limited company (Oldham Athletic (2004) Football Club Ltd.) was formed in February 2004 when a group of American-based expatriate British businessmen bought the club after the previous A.F.C. Ltd went had been in administration during the final months of 2003.

Turnover and pre-tax profit figures are in millions.

Financial Overview

Year
Turnover
Pre-tax profit
Wages / Turnover ratio (%)
Employees

2001/02

3.418

-1.757

96.9

112

2000/01

2.697

-0.907

 

106

1999/00

2.545

0.095

78.9

109

1998/99

2.480

-1.045

91.1

103

1997/98

2.179

-0.497

105.6

98

1996/97

3.098

0.361

89.7

104

1995/96

3.271

0.309

78.7

95

1994/95

4.023

-0.147

 

94

Website: 
www.oldhamathletic.co.uk

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