Paul Scholes has taken his first step into football management after being named manager at Oldham Athletic.
The former Manchester United and England midfielder, 44, has signed a one-and-a-half-year contract with the team he supports.
He was cleared by the English Football League to take the role, despite holding a 10% stake in Salford City.
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“I wouldn’t be here if I didn’t feel excited about the team,” said Scholes.
“It’s a squad that should be pushing for promotion – that might be out of reach for this season, but certainly next season.”
Scholes, who wi...