Friday 11 October 2013
Premierleague.com rifles through the annals of the Barclays Premier League to find significant events.
Rick Holden made his return to Oldham Athletic after a short spell at Manchester City.
The left winger had enjoyed a successful three years in his first spell at Boundary Park, helping Oldham win promotion to the top flight while they also reached the semi-finals of the FA Cup.
The 29-year-old spent one campaign at City before being brought back to Oldham by manager Joe Royle.
Holden scored six goals in 29 Barclays Premier League matches that season as Oldham were relegated, finishing three points from safety. He also helped the club reach the semi-finals of the FA Cup, where they were again defeated by Manchester United.
Despite relegation, Holden remained with Oldham for another season before moving to Blackpool, where he ended his career. Holden made a total of 79 Barclays Premier League appearances, scoring nine goals.
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