Confident Hoskins out to repay Oxford United's faith with goals

Herald Series:

9:00am Friday 29th August 2014

AFTER spending 18 months away from competitive football, Oxford United’s newest signing may be short on match fitness, but there is one commodity he does not lack – self-belief.

Ruffels eyes payback for Dagenham's bizarre winner

Herald Series:

8:40am Friday 29th August 2014

JOSH Ruffels is hoping Oxford United get a change of fortune as they attempt to get off the mark tomorrow.

United boss Appleton's dilemma on Hoskins

Herald Series:

8:30am Friday 29th August 2014

Will Hoskins is set to make his Oxford United home debut against Dagenham & Redbridge tomorrow, but head coach Michael Appleton has not yet decided whether the striker will start.

Daggers boss not fooled by Oxford United's league position

Herald Series:

8:30am Friday 29th August 2014

DAGENHAM & Redbridge boss Wayne Burnett is reading nothing into Oxford United’s position at the foot of the Sky Bet League Two table ahead of their trip to the Kassam Stadium tomorrow.

Newey - striking first blow key for Oxford United

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8:20am Friday 29th August 2014

TOM Newey says Oxford United would go a long way to turning their form around by scoring the first goal when they host Dagenham & Redbridge tomorrow.

Oxford United fourth in agent fees league table

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8:00am Friday 29th August 2014

OXFORD United spent the fourth highest amount on agent fees in Sky Bet League Two last season.

Max bids to build on West Brom experience

Herald Series:

9:00am Thursday 28th August 2014

Oxford United goalkeeper Max Crocombe is aiming to build on the experience of facing West Bromwich Albion to make improvements in his game.

Max bids to build on West Brom experience

Herald Series:

9:00am Thursday 28th August 2014

Oxford United goalkeeper Max Crocombe is aiming to build on the experience of facing West Bromwich Albion to make improvements in his game.

It's heartbreak for Oxford United, but Appleton so proud of team + VIDEO

Herald Series:

9:30am Wednesday 27th August 2014

MICHAEL Appleton was hugely proud by the way Oxford United stood up to West Bromwich Albion as a dramatic night saw the underdogs knocked out after a penalty shoot-out.

ATHLETICS: Jegou powers to second place

Herald Series:

9:00am Wednesday 27th August 2014

WHITE Horse Harriers’ Paul Jegou finished runner up in the Pewsey Vale Half Marathon.

FOOTBALL: Defeat sends Wantage crashing back to earth

Herald Series:

9:00am Wednesday 27th August 2014

SOUTHERN LEAGUE

FOOTBALL: Goal machine Mills hammers another treble

Herald Series:

9:00am Wednesday 27th August 2014

SOUTHERN LEAGUE

CRICKET: Vale remain in danger

Herald Series:

8:00am Wednesday 27th August 2014

CHERWELL LEAGUE

CRICKET: Wantage fall at final hurdle

Herald Series:

8:00am Wednesday 27th August 2014

OCA LEAGUE

TENNIS: Canter's delight at national crown

Herald Series:

8:00am Wednesday 27th August 2014

ABINGDON’S Alexis Canter said winning the under 16 boys’ singles title in the Nike Junior National Championships at Nottingham completed a perfect week.

FOOTBALL: Abingdon back in North Berks after 75 years

Herald Series:

8:00am Wednesday 27th August 2014

ABINGDON Town will return to the North Berks League for the first time in 75 years on Saturday as they host Wallingford Town on the opening day of the season, writes Matthew Bruce.

Who was Oxford United's man of the match at West Brom?

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1:42am Wednesday 27th August 2014

West Brom 1 (Mullins og 29) Oxford Utd 1 (Hylton 86) (West Brom win 7-6 on pens) + VIDEO

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10:56pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

OXFORD United put in a magnificent effort as they took West Bromwich Albion all the way to a penalty shoot-out at the Hawthorns.

Oxford United new signing Will Hoskins is buzzing

Herald Series:

9:30am Tuesday 26th August 2014

WILL Hoskins is champing at the bit to get started at Oxford United and the striker is hopeful he can make his debut at West Bromwich Albion tonight (8).

Oxford United boss hoping for cup scalp

Herald Series:

8:50am Tuesday 26th August 2014

OXFORD United will have no intention of putting men behind the ball and stifling West Bromwich Albion tonight, according to head coach Michael Appleton.

RUGBY UNION: Stegmann salutes Exiles' progress

Herald Series:

8:00am Tuesday 26th August 2014

SEB Stegmann said London Welsh have come a long way in their pre-season friendlies after his two tries helped them to a 40-12 victory at Pontypridd.

Oxford United's women no match for Doncaster

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7:00am Tuesday 26th August 2014

OXFORD United Women were humbled 5-1 by high-flying Doncaster Rovers Belles in their FA Women’s Super League 2 clash at Abingdon United, writes MATTHEW BRUCE.

Oxford United sign Will Hoskins to boost striking options

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10:00am Monday 25th August 2014

OXFORD United’s bid to sharpen their attack has been boosted by the capture of experienced striker Will Hoskins.

Oxford United boss: We want points, not praise

Herald Series:

9:30am Monday 25th August 2014

MICHAEL Appleton is getting irritated with praise from opposition managers after Oxford United failed to convert another decent display, writes DAVID PRITCHARD.

Newey not concerned about Oxford United's position

Herald Series:

8:30am Monday 25th August 2014

TOM Newey played down the significance of Oxford United propping up the Football League in the wake of Saturday’s 1-0 defeat to Portsmouth.

Watch: Oxford Utd 0 Portsmouth 1 (Westcarr 80) + match highlights video

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5:50pm Saturday 23rd August 2014

OXFORD United slipped to the bottom of the fledgling Sky Bet League Two table after failing to turn another promising performance into a result as they fell to defeat at home to Portsmouth.

Who was Oxford United's man of the match against Portsmouth?

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5:48pm Saturday 23rd August 2014

Brown eager to give U's fans cheer

Herald Series:

9:30am Saturday 23rd August 2014

JUNIOR Brown believes Oxford United will be inspired by a big crowd this afternoon as they host Portsmouth.

United boss could name same again

Herald Series:

8:00am Saturday 23rd August 2014

WITH no new injury concerns Oxford United could name an unchanged starting line-up for the first time this season.

RUGBY UNION: Welsh look to sign off pre-season on a high

Herald Series:

8:00am Saturday 23rd August 2014

London Welsh conclude preparations for the Aviva Premiership campaign when they play their final pre-season match at Pontypridd today (2.30).

Stick with us, says Oxford skipper

Herald Series:

9:30am Friday 22nd August 2014

Jake Wright believes Oxford United’s attractive style will mean supporters continue to back the team while they attempt to recover from a slow start to the season.

Slow start no cause for concern - Oxford United boss

Herald Series:

9:20am Friday 22nd August 2014

NO points, no goals from open play, no clean sheets – Oxford United’s start to Sky Bet League Two would give plenty of coaches sleepless nights.

Hylton's happy to roam in quest for Oxford United goals

Herald Series:

9:00am Friday 22nd August 2014

DANNY Hylton says he is enjoying being given added freedom by Oxford United boss Michael Appleton to cause other teams problems.

RUGBY UNION: Scott ready to stake his Welsh claim

Herald Series:

8:30am Friday 22nd August 2014

Nick Scott is fully aware that London Welsh’s friendly at Pontypridd tomorrow is the last chance to stake a claim for a starting place against Exeter Chiefs.

Appleton seeks 'clever' solution to Oxford United's lack of goals

Herald Series:

8:30am Friday 22nd August 2014

MICHAEL Appleton says Oxford United have to be creative while they continue to search for targets up front during the transfer window.

Busy fixture list welcomed by Oxford United's Brown

Herald Series:

8:30am Friday 22nd August 2014

JUNIOR Brown has welcomed Oxford United’s packed fixture schedule as he edges closer towards reaching match fitness.

Portsmouth boss looking forward to Oxford United return

Herald Series:

8:00am Friday 22nd August 2014

THERE will be familiar faces all round in the technical areas at the Kassam Stadium tomorrow.

Oxford United striker gets Scotland call-up

Herald Series:

8:00am Friday 22nd August 2014

ALEX Jakubiak will miss Oxford United’s visit to Cheltenham Town next month after a call-up to Scotland’s under 19 squad.

LONDON WELSH: Olly Barkley backs Exiles to surprise this season

Herald Series:

9:30am Thursday 21st August 2014

LONDON Welsh are not just in the Aviva Premiership this season to make up the numbers.

Oxford United boss admits results could put off some targets

Herald Series:

9:20am Thursday 21st August 2014

MICHAEL Appleton admits Oxford United’s losing start to the Sky Bet League Two season could have an effect on their search to attract players before the end of the transfer window.

Oxford United furious after being denied late penalty

Herald Series:

9:30am Wednesday 20th August 2014

OXFORD United were left fuming after being denied a late penalty in a 1-0 defeat at Morecambe last night.

Who was Oxford United's man of the match at Morecambe?

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1:01pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

CRICKET: Vale drop fears increase after defeat to Horspath

Herald Series:

8:00am Wednesday 20th August 2014

Abingdon Vale remain in relegation trouble after a 67-run home defeat to Horspath 2nd in Cherwell League Division 2, writes Graham Scott.

ATHLETICS: Veteran Talbot back with a bang

Herald Series:

7:00am Wednesday 20th August 2014

ABINGDON veteran Duncan Talbot has marked his return from two years out injured by winning four golds and three silvers in a week.

CRICKET: Snell and Bowles star for Shrivenham

Herald Series:

7:00am Wednesday 20th August 2014

SHRIVENHAM ran out emphatic 97-run winners at basement boys Hook Norton in OCA Division 1, writes David Quinn.

FOOTBALL: Bown strike seals it for Shrivenham

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6:00am Wednesday 20th August 2014

MATT Bown’s 35th-minute strike sealed a 1-0 win for Shrivenham at Reading Town in the FA Cup extra preliminary round.

Morecambe 1 (Ellison 40), Oxford Utd 0

Herald Series:

9:55pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

OXFORD United delivered a vastly improved performance, but were left to reflect on a controversial penalty decision which went against them in defeat at Morecambe.

Updates - Morecambe v Oxford Utd

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6:58pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

All the latest news from Oxford United's visit to Morecambe in Sky Bet League Two.

Morris eyeing Oxford United revival

Herald Series:

9:00am Tuesday 19th August 2014

Carlton Morris is confident Oxford United will show they are quick learners as they attempt to get off the mark in Sky Bet League Two at Morecambe tonight.

RUGBY UNION: Welsh undone as Wasps produce sting in the tail

Herald Series:

8:00am Tuesday 19th August 2014

Wasps 38 (tries Hughes 2, Davies, Thompson, Myall; cons Jackson 4, Lozowski; pen Lozowski) London Welsh 24 (tries Scott, pen, Elder; cons Barkley 2, Roberts; pen Barkley)




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