TICKETS for next month’s friendly between Oxford City and Oxford United are now on sale.

The traditional curtain-raiser will be at Court Place Farm on Saturday, July 2 (6.30pm) and is the first chance to see both clubs in pre-season.

Fans can book their place at the fixture by accessing City's ticketing website.

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Last season’s match was an entertaining affair, with Alex Gorrin’s late goal earning a 3-2 victory for the U’s after the hosts battled back from 2-0 down.

United have a busy pre-season schedule, with Karl Robinson’s men set to play eight friendlies.

The U’s also face Oxfordshire sides the following weekend, with the squad splitting in two for trips to North Leigh and Banbury United.

They go to Hungerford Town and Eastleigh on July 12 and 13 respectively, before ending with three games against Football League opposition.

United host Coventry City on Saturday, July 16 and welcome another Sky Bet Championship side three days later, as West Bromwich Albion visit the Kassam Stadium.

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The U’s finish pre-season with a trip to Sky Bet League Two outfit AFC Wimbledon.

City have scheduled four friendlies, with the final three taking place on successive Saturdays starting from July 16.

That begins with a trip to Stratford Town, before Brackley Town and Gloucester City visit Court Place Farm on the following two weekends.