Oldham assistant coach in hospital with coronavirus

Drew Darbyshire

Oldham assistant coach Brendan Sheridan is currently in hospital being treated for coronavirus.

Sheridan linked up with the Roughyeds in the off-season after spending two years as head coach of National Conference League club Dewsbury Celtic.

Sheridan is currently being treated for COVID-19, Oldham chairman Chris Hamilton has confirmed.

Hamilton said: “I can inform you that Brendan Sheridan, our assistant coach, is currently in hospital suffering from the virus.

“In his short time at the club, he has become an integral part of what we are doing and is a real livewire.

“I have been in touch with him on a daily basis and it goes without saying that I hope all of you will keep him in your thoughts as we wish him a speedy recovery. I would ask that you respect his privacy at this time please.

“It underlines just how real this situation is and we would ask you to also please keep an eye out for those more vulnerable than yourself.”

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