Latics seal Hughes switch
By James Pearson
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
Oldham Athletic have completed the permanent signing of Mark Hughes.Oldham Athletic have completed the permanent signing of Tottenham's Mark Hughes.
The Ulsterman had been on loan at Boundary Park since November and impressed during his time with the League One outfit.
Hughes came through the ranks at Spurs before signing professional terms at White Hart Lane in July 2001.
The Northern Ireland Under-21 international captained the club's reserve side frequently but never played in The Premiership.
Meanwhile, the club tackle Wrexham in the LDV Vans Trophy and manager Brian Talbot is determined to make the final in Cardiff.
The Latics have lost their last four contests and Talbot is hoping the competition can help turn things around.
"The Cup has been of detriment to our league performances and I'm concerned about that, but now we're here we've got to do everything possible to get there," he said to Sky Sports News.
"We will do everything we can as a club, as a team and me as a manager to get to the final at the Millennium Stadium."