Paul Rachubka: Oldham sign goalkeeper on short-term contract

Paul Rachubka

League One side Oldham Athletic have signed goalkeeper Paul Rachubka on a short-term contract until January.

The 32-year-old was a free agent after being in the summer and had been training with the Latics during pre-season.

Rachubka, who spent much of last term on loan at Accrington Stanley, will compete with for a starting spot in Lee Johnson's side.

"His experience is something we need," boss Johnson told the club website.external-link

"Mark Oxley has done well, but we need to push him so it is good to have a keeper of Paul's experience."

Rachubka spent five months with Oldham during the 2001-02 season on loan from Manchester United, making 17 appearances.

He will be involved in the squad for the League One fixture at Preston on Monday.