Latics bring in coaching duo

Oldham manager Lee Johnson has added Bobby Mimms and Lee Steele to his coaching staff at the League One club.

Last Updated: 01/07/13 at 13:09

Lee Johnson: Bolsters backroom staff

Lee Johnson: Bolsters backroom staff

Former Everton keeper Mimms has been named the club's goalkeeping coach and ex-Oxford and Brighton striker Steele is the new fitness coach.

Mimms, 49, has been coaching for the past 12 years at Wolves, and then Blackburn, while 39-year-old Steele has landed his first backroom role having previously been working in a private practice since retiring from playing.

Both have been brought in initially on short-term contracts with a view to them being extended.

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