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Oxford United chief Ashton calls for fans to come in great numbers

9:00am Saturday 28th March 2015

Chief executive Mark Ashton has called on supporters to ‘pack the Kassam’ for Oxford United’s next two crunch Sky Bet League Two clashes.

Oxford United leave it late on whether O'Dowda starts against Carlisle

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9:30am Saturday 28th March 2015

Michael Appleton will make a late call on his line-up, with a decision to be made on whether Callum O’Dowda is fit to start the crunch home clash with Carlisle United this afternoon.

New signing Kyle Vassell keen to give Oxford United a boost

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9:30am Friday 27th March 2015

KYLE Vassell is hoping to end the season with a bang – by scoring goals and firing Oxford United to safety.

It's time the Oxford United strikers delivered, says Michael Appleton

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9:00am Friday 27th March 2015

MICHAEL Appleton knows it is the issue that has dogged Oxford United all season.

Jake Wright urges Oxford United players to display mental strength

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1:30pm Friday 27th March 2015

SKIPPER Jake Wright has urged Oxford United’s players to ‘man up’ and block out any negativity at the Kassam Stadium tomorrow, writes MARK EDWARDS.

Michael Appleton expects Carlisle to try and exploit home woes

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1:30pm Friday 27th March 2015

MICHAEL Appleton believes Carlisle United will come to the Kassam Stadium confident of adding to Oxford United’s home woes.

Michael Appleton on the up in manager listings

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7:20am Friday 27th March 2015

INCREDIBLY, Michael Appleton is now exactly halfway on the list of long-serving Football League managers.

Oxford United give backing to footgolf

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6:20am Friday 27th March 2015

OXFORD United fans are being encouraged to try something a little different with the launch of a footgolf course.

ROWING: Oxford University favourites to land Boat Race hat-trick, despite having lighter crew

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5:10pm Thursday 19th March 2015

OXFORD University are strong favourites to win next month’s BNY Mellon Boat Race – despite weighing in much lighter than their rivals.

Michael Appleton puts faith in Patrick Hoban despite striker's lack of goals

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9:10am Monday 16th March 2015

MICHAEL Appleton says nobody is putting Patrick Hoban under more pressure to break his Oxford United duck than the striker himself, writes MARK EDWARDS.

Jake Wright happy as Oxford United defence continues to impress

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8:10am Monday 16th March 2015

JAKE Wright says the Oxford United back line are happy with their contribution in recent games, and are determined not to let standards drop, writes MARK EDWARDS.

London Welsh keep quiet on Justin Burnell axe rumours

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7:00am Monday 16th March 2015

THE future of London Welsh head coach Justin Burnell is on the line, according to reports.

Joe Skarz leads criticism of shocking Oxford United pitch

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9:30am Monday 16th March 2015

JOE Skarz thinks even Barcelona would be unable to play attractive football at the Kassam Stadium as the shocking pitch came in for major criticism after Saturday’s 0-0 draw with Plymouth Argyle.

Oxford Utd 0, Plymouth Argyle 0

5:04pm Saturday 14th March 2015

Oxford United stretched their unbeaten run to five matches after a hard-fought 0-0 draw at home to Plymouth Argyle this afternoon.

Live Oxford United v Plymouth Argyle live updates

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1:44pm Saturday 14th March 2015

All the action as Oxford take on Plymouth

Max Crocombe joins Nuneaton on loan

Herald Series: Oxford United keeper Max Crocombe is playing for New Zealand in the FIFA U-20 World Cup in Turkey

5:24pm Friday 20th February 2015

Max Crocombe has joined Nuneaton Town on loan.

CRICKET: Samantha Moore relishing opportunity to lead Oxfordshire women

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8:00am Thursday 12th February 2015

Samantha Moore can’t wait to get stuck in after being named as Oxfordshire women’s captain.

Sky Sports presenter David Jones confirmed as non-executive director at Oxford United

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12:20pm Wednesday 11th February 2015

Sky Sports football presenter David Jones has, as expected, been confirmed as a non-executive director at Oxford United.

Jim Smith leads tributes to Oxford United's 'Gentleman Jim'

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9:00am Thursday 5th February 2015

JIM Smith reflected on a ‘great bloke and Oxford United nut’ after hearing the news that former U’s secretary Jim Hunt died this week.

Former Oxford United secretary Jim Hunt dies at 91

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10:42am Wednesday 4th February 2015

Former Oxford United club secretary Jim Hunt has died at the age 91.

Alfie Potter desperate to get smile back after moving from Oxford United

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9:00am Thursday 29th January 2015

ALFIE Potter says he will always have great memories from his time at Oxford United.

GOLF: Eddie Pepperell and Joe Pepperell have day to savour

Herald Series: Eddie Pepperell salutes the crowd at Malmo this weekend

8:00am Saturday 24th January 2015

The Pepperell family had a day to remember yesterday, writes MARK EDWARDS.

Ex-Oxford United chief Kelvin Thomas on why he answered Torquay United's call

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9:30am Thursday 22nd January 2015

KELVIN Thomas is hoping his experience as Oxford United chairman can help Torquay United regain their place in the Football League.

Former Oxford United chairman Kelvin Thomas to assist Torquay United

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3:43pm Wednesday 21st January 2015

FORMER Oxford United chairman Kelvin Thomas is back in football - with Conference side Torquay United.

ATHLETICS: Hannah England confident her best is yet to come

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9:30am Wednesday 14th January 2015

HANNAH England believes her experience in major competitions can ensure she continues to get better and better on the world stage.

RUGBY UNION: Brave Tom Wells on the mend after serious back injury

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8:00am Friday 9th January 2015

Grove's Tom Wells says he is making ‘slow but steady’ progress after badly injuring his back in Saturday’s South West 1 East win over Trowbridge.

Plenty of things to do in the New Forest

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11:00am Friday 19th December 2014

Mark Edwards and his daughter enjoy a mix of activities on a half-term New Forest holiday

Paraguay appoint ex-Oxford United boss Ramon Diaz

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8:30am Saturday 6th December 2014

Almost ten years to the day after being appointed as Oxford United’s new manager, Ramon Diaz has landed a new job – head coach of the Paraguay national side.

TENNIS: Super men secure sixth promotion in three years

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8:00am Friday 5th December 2014

Oxfordshire's men continued their sensational form with a thrilling sixth promotion in three years.

SPORTS AWARDS: Sharp-shooter Dan Rivers wins Oxfordshire sportsman of the year trophy

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9:51am Wednesday 3rd December 2014

DAN Rivers admits 2014 is a year he will never forget, writes Mark Edwards.

OXON SPORTS AWARDS: Cardy and Rivers celebrate

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7:00am Tuesday 2nd December 2014

JANETTE Cardy and Dan Rivers show off their trophies after scooping the big prizes at this year’s Oxfordshire Sports Awards.

OXON SPORTS AWARDS: Janette jubilant after scooping top honour

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8:40am Tuesday 2nd December 2014

JANETTE Cardy achieved one of her lifetime ambitions by returning to the Oxfordshire Sports Awards – and was stunned to walk away with the Sportswoman of the Year accolade.

OXON SPORTS AWARDS: Rivers on top of the world - again

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8:30am Tuesday 2nd December 2014

DAN Rivers admitted 2014 was a year he will never forget, writes MARK EDWARDS.

OXON SPORTS AWARDS: Elliott thrilled at top coach accolade

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8:20am Tuesday 2nd December 2014

OXFORD City Stars’ Darren Elliott diverted praise onto his team after winning the Coach of the Year honour.

OXON SPORTS AWARDS: Lesley named unsung hero

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8:10am Tuesday 2nd December 2014

LESLEY Killpack was shocked to be named the Unsung Hero of 2014.

OXFORDSHIRE SPORTS AWARDS 2014: Dan Rivers and Janette Cardy land accolades

Herald Series: Dan Rivers won British Open

6:00am Saturday 29th November 2014

Dan Rivers and Janette Cardy lifted top honours at last night’s Oxfordshire Sports Awards. Commonwealth Games gold-medal winner Rivers was crowned sportsman of the year, while Cardy, who battled back from a stroke in 2011, lifted gold in the European Aquathlon Championships and won the sportswoman honour.

ATHLETICS: Sir Roger Bannister is humbled by lifetime achievement award

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9:20am Saturday 29th November 2014

Sir Roger Bannister described as “very special” his lifetime achievement honour at last night’s Oxfordshire Sports Awards.

Oxford United's youngsters excited by playing on big stage

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8:00am Tuesday 18th November 2014

Coach Chris Allen says Oxford United’s youth team are relishing the chance to play at the Kassam Stadium tonight.

Oxford United striker James Roberts wants to start again

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9:30am Saturday 15th November 2014

Michael Appleton admits James Roberts would be “very disappointed” if he were not to keep his place in the Oxford United team for today’s Sky Bet League Two clash at York City.

Oxford United boss Michael Appleton ‘gobsmacked’ by Russ Wilcox axe

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7:20am Friday 14th November 2014

MICHAEL Appleton will pit his wits against Russ Wilcox tomorrow, with the Oxford United head coach still staggered that his opposite number is back in Sky Bet League Two.

Michael Appleton keen for more Oxford United competition

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8:30am Friday 14th November 2014

MICHAEL Appleton admits it is slightly frustrating that he has not been able to seal a deal to bring in a new face this week, but is confident of activity soon.

Brian Howard believes emergence of Oxford United youngsters means bright future

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9:10am Friday 14th November 2014

BRIAN Howard believes the way Oxford United’s youngsters are progressing should be real cause for optimism among supporters.

York City desperate to break home hoodoo when Oxford United visit

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7:00am Friday 14th November 2014

YORK CITY manager Russ Wilcox says his side have been working hard on their finishing as they bid to record a first home win of the season against Oxford United tomorrow.

Danny Rose feels at home in central Oxford United role

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8:20am Friday 14th November 2014

DANNY Rose feels that a central midfield role suits his game the best, but will happily play wherever he is asked to.

Oxford United youth team buoyed by success of James Roberts

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7:30am Friday 14th November 2014

OXFORD United youth team coach Chris Allen says the emergence of James Roberts has given all the youngsters at the club a huge lift.

Holmes-Dennis is loving life at Oxford United

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9:30am Friday 14th November 2014

Tareiq Holmes-Dennis is relishing life at Oxford United and would happily remain at the Kassam Stadium for longer.

Oxford United cut ticket prices for FA Cup tie against Tranmere Rovers

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11:38am Thursday 13th November 2014

Oxford United supporters can watch the FA Cup tie at home to Tranmere for just £10.

MOTORSPORT: Alice Powell is revved up over talk of realising F1 ambition

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9:00am Thursday 13th November 2014

Alice Powell admits she is in the dark as to whether her dream of being involved in a Formula 1 Grand Prix could become reality.

Boss Appleton happy at Oxford United dilemmas

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9:30am Wednesday 12th November 2014

MICHAEL Appleton is relishing the chance to have a selection dilemma after Oxford United’s superb performance at Grimsby Town.

Oxford United set for Rovers return

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9:00am Tuesday 11th November 2014

Oxford United were handed a great chance to progress into the FA Cup third round after being drawn at home to fellow Sky Bet League Two strugglers Tranmere Rovers.


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