City stunned; Canaries held; Wins for QPR and West Brom
Last Updated: July 31, 2012 10:18pm
Jonathan Grounds: Netted Oldham's winner as they stunned Manchester City
Oldham stunned Premier League champions Manchester City at Boundary Park, while there were comfortable wins for West Brom and Queens Park Rangers.
Norwich claimed a creditable draw against Ajax and Derby edged a seven-goal thriller with Northampton.
Manchester City welcomed Joe Hart back into the pre-season plans following his efforts at Euro 2012, but he was beaten after just two minutes as the Blues suffered a 2-1 defeat at Oldham.
Robbie Simpson broke the deadlock, only for Roque Santa Cruz to restore parity.
Oldham were not to be denied a prized scalp, though, and grabbed a dramatic winner in the dying seconds through Jonathan Grounds.
Norwich took the lead against Dutch champions Ajax at Carrow Road through Anthony Pilkington, but were forced to settle for a 1-1 draw as Lasse Schone levelled matters.
Queens Park Rangers made light work of Wycombe, with Jamie Mackie, Shaun Wright-Phillips and Nedum Onuoha on target in a 3-0 win for the top-flight outfit.
Saido Berahino bagged a brace as West Brom stepped up their pre-season preparations with a 4-1 mauling of Stockport.
Tongo Doumbia scored on his Wolves debut as they hit back from two goals down to pick up a 2-2 draw at Shrewsbury.
Robert Earnshaw and Peter Whittingham were among the goals as Cardiff eased past Cheltenham 4-0.
Sam Collins earned Hartlepool a 2-2 draw with Middlesbrough, while Ipswich were undone by a Kane Ferdinand double in a 2-1 defeat at Southend.
Theo Robinson netted twice as Derby prevailed 4-3 over Northampton, with a late rally not enough for the hosts.
Charlton hammered Bury Town 5-1, while Akpo Sodje grabbed two goals in a 4-1 victory for Preston over AFC Wimbledon.
Doncaster picked up a morale-boosting 3-1 win over Hull City and Burnley won by the same scoreline at Bath.
Coventry slipped to a 4-1 defeat at Wrexham, Exeter held Torquay to an entertaining 3-3 draw and John Cofie grabbed the only goal of the game as Sheffield United saw off South Yorkshire rivals Rotherham.