Former Blackburn striker Matt Derbyshire has joined Oldham on a short-term loan deal from Nottingham Forest. Derbyshire, 26 had also appeared for Olympiacos and Birmingham before signing for Forest in August 2011. He could make his Latics debut in their League One clash against Notts County.
"It is only two years since Matt was playing in the Champions League for Greek club Olympiacos. _I have known Matt for a long time and I know he turned down a lot of other clubs to join us. He has a fantastic attitude and all he wants to do is to play football." - _Oldham boss Paul Dickov