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A borough of northwest England northeast of Manchester.


1. (Placename) a town in NW England, in Oldham unitary authority, Greater Manchester. Pop: 103 544 (2001)
2. (Placename) a unitary authority in NW England, in Greater Manchester. Pop: 218 100 (2003 est). Area: 141 sq km (54 sq miles)


(ˈoʊl dəm; locally ˈaʊ dəm)

a city in Greater Manchester, in NW England. 220,400.
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Ted Cruz (R-Texas) and John Cornyn (R-Texas) today released the following statements after President Trump announced his intention to nominate Andy Oldham to fill a judicial vacancy on the U.
RICHIE WELLENS is hoping his side's win against Blackburn will earn him a shot at the Oldham full-time job.
OLDHAM 1 Menig 90 BLACKBURN 0 By JAY OLIVER at Boundary Park RICHIE WELLENS is hoping his side's win against Blackburn will earn him a shot at the Oldham full-time job.
PAUL SCHOLES has been interviewed by Oldham about taking charge at the struggling League One club.
So I'm sure many people beyond their own supporters were delighted when Oldham overcame the odds to beat Hull KR 36-22 in the Ladbrokes Challenge Cup at the weekend.
FOOTBALL THERE are two matches in tonight's Champions League but the best bet could come in a crunch Sky Bet League One relegation six-pointer between Oldham and Blackpool, writes Mark Langdon.
Rugby League: iPro Sport Cup OLDHAM v CRUSADERS TOMORROW, 3PM KICK OFF NORTH Wales Crusaders head coach Anthony Murray is expecting a tough iPro Sport Cup semi-final with Oldham.
Oldham fielded a fairly full-strength experienced side and in comparison, the Scorpions had been hit by a run of injuries in the latter half of the week.
JILTED Blues officials are fuming after their pre-season preparations suffered a significant setback when Oldham Athletic pulled out of an agreed friendly.
Scorpions retook the lead when James Greenwood dived in from close range after another mistake, Murphy converting, but Oldham levelled again on 25 minutes when John Clough scored to the right of the sticks, Graham Holroyd's conversion hitting post and bar before going over.
Steven Oldham, aged 31, had denied inflicting grievous bodily harm by punching Craig Scott during the game in Rugby, in April last year.