OLDHAM manager Frankie Bunn says he is desperate for some home comforts.

The Latics have navigated a series of arduous lengthy away trips in recent weeks, none more so than their visit to south west London to take on Hampton and Richmond Borough in the FA Cup first round on Monday night.

Having played once at home in their last five, Bunn's troops could at least savour the dramatic 2-1 win that set up a tie against Maidstone, even if that will require another lengthy journey away from the North West.

“It's another long trip. We've been on the coach for what seems like an eternity,” said Bunn.

“We've only played Everton at home in the last month, so it's been tough.

“I'm beginning to dislike pizzas on the coach home, so it would be nice to get a few home games.”

Bunn now finds himself sweating on the fitness of Jose Baxter after the forward had to be stretchered off the pitch early in the second half of Oldham's victory over the non-league Beavers.

Having been in the thick of the action until that point, the 26-year-old was forced off with an ankle injury following a lengthy delay, having been hurt in a challenge with Hampton's Rian Bray.

“He's damaged his ankle. We're just waiting to see how he is over the next couple of days and we'll see what sort of damage has been done,” said Boundary Park chief Bunn.

“I think there was a challenge and he's just fallen awkwardly on it.

"His whole body weight has gone onto his ankle.

“The medical staff had to be careful with how they moved him and I saw him in a boot and on crutches.”

Two late goals may have won the day for the Latics but Bunn also felt that his team should have been more clinical.

He added: “It's been a failing of ours throughout the season, not taking our chances.

“We take our chances and we're out of sight.

"We've had three or four good efforts and opportunities in the first half and the same in the second half.

“Eventually, they've scored the goals.

“We had umpteen chances at Notts County on Tuesday.

"It's something we need to improve on.

"We keep speaking about it and, I think, soon we're going to be on the right side of a good victory.”