Relegation rivals Crewe and Colchester draw a blank to leave both sides one point above the drop zone.
Connor Brown's first-half strike sees Oldham edge away from relegation danger and drop Colchester deeper into trouble.
Colchester ease their relegation worries with victory over troubled Stevenage
Tranmere Rovers pick up their second win in five games to beat fellow League One strugglers Colchester United.
Fixtures, Results & Competitions
Colchester United boss Joe Dunne warns his players their fight against relegation will influence their careers.
Peterborough United pull further ahead in the race for sixth place in League One with victory over struggling Colchester.
Notts County move out of the League One relegation zone after a comfortable win over Colchester United.
Colchester United sign Crystal Palace centre-half Alex Wynter on loan until the end of the season.
Leaders Wolves survive a scare against Colchester to go four points clear at the top of League One.
Colchester striker Freddie Sears hopes to put his hamstring problems behind him after scoring against Bristol City.
A Freddie Sears goal helps Colchester United come from 2-0 down at home to earn a point against Bristol City.
Colchester United winger Karl Duguid will retire at the end of the season after playing 475 games for the club.
Jabo Ibehre scores the only goal of the game as Colchester edge to a narrow victory over fellow strugglers Shrewsbury Town.
Mike Jones' goal is enough to keep Crawley's slim League One play-off hopes alive with victory over strugglers Colchester.
Bradford City record a convincing win over Colchester to claim their first away victory since last November.
Colchester pick up their first win in seven games at the expense of Coventry City in League One.
Colchester striker Sanchez Watt has a goal disallowed as his side earn a point against promotion-chasing Rotherham.
Leyton Orient lose their place at the top of League One despite edging to a narrow win at home to Colchester.
Chris Porter's second-half penalty helps Sheffield United beat Colchester and secures a sixth straight win.
A late own goal from Colchester captain Brian Wilson hands promotion-chasing Preston victory in Essex.