OLDHAM Athletic head coach Dino Maamria has brought in John Dreyer as his assistant.

The pair have worked together at Stevenage, Preston North End and Southport.

Dreyer, 56, played made more than 500 appearances during his playing career for Luton, Bradford, Oxford and others.

“John is person I have worked with over the years and trust,” Maamria said.

"He brings a wealth of knowledge and experience and joined my team last week.

“He is fully committed in helping me create a winning team the town can be proud of."