OXFORD United's relentless schedule continues this week with games against Portsmouth and MK Dons.

Mail sports reporter James Roberts tells us why Sam Long's return from injury comes just in time for the visit of Pompey, while also previewing the U's meeting with a dangerous opponent on Saturday.

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