Football - Hudson in Latics frame

Oldham have short-listed Bahrain Under-23 manager Anthony Hudson for their vacant managerial position, Press Association Sport understands.

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Hudson holds a UEFA A pro license, the highest coaching award in the game, and was appointed in the Middle East last March by former England Under-21 manager Peter Taylor, who was in charge of the senior team.

His performance for in his current role has attracted the attention of Latics, with chairman Simon Corney keen to interview Hudson.

The 31-year-old former West Ham trainee and the son of ex-England international Alan has first-team management experience at Blue Square Bet Premier Newport and has recently spent a month coaching under Jose Mourinho at Real Madrid.

Oldham are looking for a new manager after Paul Dickov resigned earlier this month.

The npower League One strugglers are currently under the care of academy manager Tony Philliskirk, who masterminded a 2-2 FA Cup draw with Everton at the weekend.

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