KARL Robinson hopes yesterday's meeting between Oxford United and Hayes & Yeading United is the start of a relationship between the clubs.

The pair were drawn together in the Emirates FA Cup first round, with the U's running out 2-0 winners.

But Hayes, who play in the BetVictor Southern League Premier Division South, impressed on and off the field.

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And Robinson is keen to build links with the club.

He said: "We’d like to thank Hayes & Yeading for their hospitality and the way they’ve been, which has been excellent.

"This will be a place you’d like to send players to on loan and we’d certainly come and play in pre-season.

"We’ve hopefully made friends here and conducted ourselves in the right way."