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CRICKET: Brooks thrilled after he helps Yorkshire win Championship

Oxford Mail:

9:30am Saturday 13th September 2014

Jack Brooks was struggling to fight back the tears as he celebrated becoming a county cricket champion.

FOOTBALL: Shepherd hoping to get big chance

Oxford Mail: football generic

7:50am Friday 12th September 2014

SHEPHERD Murombedzi will feature in Banbury United’s FA Cup first qualifying round tie at Bishops Cleeve tomorrow, waiting to hear if he might be given a chance to play in the Football League.

FOOTBALL: Oxford City boss Merritt still staggered after whirlwind week

Oxford Mail:

8:40am Friday 12th September 2014

Justin Merritt admits he has never known a week like it.

Will Hoskins ruled out until January through injury

Oxford Mail:

2:40pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

Oxford United have been dealt a huge blow after Will Hoskins was ruled out until January.

FOOTBALL: Gee calls for positive reaction

Oxford Mail: football generic

6:50am Friday 5th September 2014

MARK Gee is hoping North Leigh can put a controversial FA Cup exit behind them by returning to winning ways at home to Larkhall Athletic in Southern League Division 1 South & West.

FOOTBALL: Davis encouraged by Banbury United

Oxford Mail: football generic

7:20am Friday 5th September 2014

PAUL Davis says he saw enough in last week’s Premier Division defeat by Frome to predict bright times ahead for Banbury United.

FOOTBALL: Duo return for City with boss Merritt calling for more of the same

Oxford Mail:

7:40am Friday 5th September 2014

DARREN Mullings and Alejandro-Adrian Santiago return from suspension as Oxford City look to get back to winning ways at home to AFC Fylde tomorrow.

FOOTBALL: Ackling: "We're on a loser"

Oxford Mail:

7:00am Friday 29th August 2014

Wantage Town boss Gary Ackling admits tonight’s FA Cup preliminary round tie at home to Kidlington is “a bit of a nightmare”.

FOOTBALL: Merritt expecting more improvement from City

Oxford Mail:

7:00am Friday 29th August 2014

Oxford City general manager Justin Merritt knows there is more to come from his side, despite their unbeaten start to the season.

FOOTBALL: Davis expects big changes at Banbury

Oxford Mail: Keeper Leigh Bedwell

8:00am Friday 29th August 2014

Paul Davis says he is well aware of the huge job he faces as Banbury United’s interim manager.

London Welsh sign second row James Down

Oxford Mail: London Welsh are staying at the Kassam

9:18am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

London Welsh have made their 24th new signing of the summer after announcing the arrival of second row James Down.

RACING: Music Master calls the tune at Newbury

Oxford Mail:

9:00am Monday 21st July 2014

WANTAGE trainer Henry Candy could drop Music Master back to the minimum trip for the Nunthorpe Stakes at York next month after his charge swooped late to land the Group 3 Al Basti Equiworld Hackwood Stakes at Newbury on Saturday.

Oxford United announce Derek Fazackerley as new assistant head coach

Oxford Mail:

10:00am Monday 21st July 2014

OXFORD United have appointed former England No 2 Derek Fazackerley as their new assistant head coach.

TENNIS: County men bidding for promotion treble

Oxford Mail:

8:30am Friday 18th July 2014

OXFORDSHIRE captain Jon Maskens believes he has his strongest team available ahead of next week’s Aegon Summer County Cup Group 5 campaign.

Oxford United announce two additions to club's board

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10:03am Wednesday 16th July 2014

OXFORD United have announced two new faces will join the club's board.

RUGBY UNION: Burnell so excited by additions

Oxford Mail:

8:30am Saturday 12th July 2014

London Welsh head coach Justin Burnell is buzzing ahead of the new season – especially after his high-profile captures.

RUGBY UNION: Welsh sign up All Blacks ace Piri Weepu

Oxford Mail:

6:00am Friday 11th July 2014

London Welsh have pulled off a huge transfer coup with the signing of New Zealand World Cup-winning scrum half Piri Weepu.

RUGBY: London Welsh sign Brumbies forward Lachlan McCaffrey

Oxford Mail: London Welsh are staying at the Kassam

5:29pm Tuesday 8th July 2014

LONDON Welsh head coach Justin Burnell moved quickly to sign Lachlan McCaffrey after the back row forward impressed against his side just a fortnight ago.

Lenagan admits Oxford United top job was tough but rewarding

Oxford Mail:

8:00am Saturday 5th July 2014

IAN Lenagan enjoyed his two-year spell as chairman of Oxford United, but admitted it was tough.

OXFORD UNITED: It's all change at the top

Oxford Mail:

9:00am Saturday 5th July 2014

IT’S a new era at Oxford United after a dramatic day at the Kassam Stadium.

RUGBY: London Welsh open Premiership season with home match against Exeter Chiefs

Oxford Mail: London Welsh are staying at the Kassam

11:00am Friday 4th July 2014

LONDON Welsh will open their Aviva Premiership campaign with a home match against Exeter Chiefs on Sunday, September 7.

Oxford United: Game on as takeover battle hots up

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9:00am Friday 4th July 2014

THE battle for control of Oxford United intensified last night as one of the groups hoping to take over the club confirmed they had submitted a formal offer.

Methven announces his vision for United

Oxford Mail:

9:30am Friday 4th July 2014

Charlie Methven says the first priority of his consortium, should they take over Oxford United, would be to clear the debt and invest in the playing squad.

Stewart Donald: Time's right to make move for Oxford United

Oxford Mail:

9:00am Friday 4th July 2014

STEWART Donald believes Oxford United are at a ‘critical stage of their future’.

Consortium led by Charlie Methven launches formal bid for Oxford United

Oxford Mail:

12:20pm Thursday 3rd July 2014

CHARLIE Methven has confirmed to the Oxford Mail that his consortium has made a formal offer to Ian Lenagan to take over Oxford United Football Club.

Stewart Donald to back Charlie Methven's consortium in Oxford United takeover bid

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12:10pm Thursday 3rd July 2014

STEWART Donald has this morning told the Oxford Mail he is prepared to back Charlie Methven’s consortium with 'substantial funds' in their takeover bid for Oxford United.

U’s may move to a new ground

Oxford Mail:

9:00am Thursday 3rd July 2014

THE leader of Oxfordshire County Council has said he would back a move which could see Oxford United leave the Kassam Stadium and build a new ground at Water Eaton.

Oxford United supporters' group call for answers

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9:58am Wednesday 2nd July 2014

OXFORD United supporters' trust OxVox have this morning released a statement urging anyone interested in taking over the club to make clear their intentions.

It's a waiting game for Oxford United

Oxford Mail: Oxford United owner Ian Lenagan with Simon at a U's game last season

9:30am Saturday 28th June 2014

The parties at the centre of the potential Oxford United takeover were all remaining tight-lipped yesterday and said they had nothing to say . . . yet.

Businessman Methven launches Oxford United takeover

Oxford Mail: Charlie Methven is leading a group of businessmen who want to take charge of Oxford United

9:30am Friday 27th June 2014

The leader of a group of Oxfordshire businessmen who have launched a takeover bid for Oxford United, says they have the financial muscle to take the club forward.

OxVox: consortium led by Charlie Methven keen to invest in Oxford United

Oxford Mail: oxford united logo 1200pix

4:06pm Thursday 26th June 2014

OxVox have revealed that a group of Oxfordshire businessman have come forward and expressed interest in investing in Oxford United.

OxVox call on Oxford United owner Lenagan to break silence

Oxford Mail: Ian Lenagan

9:30am Thursday 26th June 2014

IAN Lenagan has been urged by OxVox to clear up the uncertainty surrounding Oxford United after the club was the subject of extensive takeover rumours.

OxVox 'cautious' over Oxford United takeover rumours

Oxford Mail: Mark Sennett

10:14am Wednesday 25th June 2014

OXFORD United’s supporters’ trust have expressed ‘caution’ over the news that a consortium involving Mark Ashton is understood to be interested in taking over the football club.

Oxford United boss is prepared to wait

Oxford Mail: Gary Waddock

9:30am Friday 20th June 2014

GARY Waddock will wait as long as it takes in order to bring the right players into Oxford United.

TENNIS: Fun for all as clubs open doors

Oxford Mail: Coach Josh Dawson shows Ruby Edwards (pink top) and Grace Vanstone the basics

9:20am Friday 20th June 2014

THREE clubs in Oxfordshire are offering free play to the public as the second Great British Tennis Weekend gets under way tomorrow.

New fixture list gets Oxford United boss buzzing

Oxford Mail: Gary Waddock is pleased to have a home start for once

9:30am Thursday 19th June 2014

GARY Waddock admitted the unveiling of the Sky Bet League Two fixtures yesterday has really got him buzzing.

Oxford United: The 2014-15 League Two fixtures

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9:00am Wednesday 18th June 2014

OXFORD United will start their Sky Bet League Two 2014-15 campaign with a home match against Burton Albion.

Oxford United to face Bristol City in League Cup

Oxford Mail: oxford united logo 1200pix

9:55am Tuesday 17th June 2014

Oxford United have been handed an away tie at Bristol City in the first round of the Capital One Cup.

FOOTBALL: Abingdon United stalwart Blackmore honoured

Oxford Mail: John Blackmore with his award

8:50am Saturday 14th June 2014

ABINGDON United stalwart John Blackmore was rewarded for his contribution to football with a special honour, writes Mark Edwards.

RUGBY: It's 14 new faces in 4 days as London Welsh sign on quartet

Oxford Mail: London Welsh are staying at the Kassam

12:41pm Thursday 12th June 2014

London Welsh have made it 14 signings in four days after announcing that James Sandford, Cameron Goodhue, Paul Rowley and Jesse Liston will join.

RUGBY: Welsh announce six more signings

Oxford Mail: London Welsh are staying at the Kassam

12:35pm Wednesday 11th June 2014

London Welsh continue their rebuilding ahead of next season's Aviva Premiership campaign after making more six signings - all forwards.

Oxford United arrange Bournemouth friendly

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12:16pm Tuesday 10th June 2014

Oxford United finalised their pre-season plans this morning when announcing a home clash with AFC Bournemouth on Saturday, August 2.

Oxford United's new signing Hylton banks on new start

Oxford Mail: Danny Hylton, seen battling for the ball with Oxford United’s Andy Whing while playing for Aldershot Town in a Johnstone’s Paint Trophy tie three years ago, can’t wait to link up with his new teammates

9:30am Saturday 7th June 2014

Danny Hylton is hoping that Gary Waddock will again get the best out of him after yesterday completing his move to Oxford United.

FOOTBALL: 'No evidence' of match-fixing in Oxford City match

Oxford Mail: Oxford City fc logo

9:20am Friday 6th June 2014

The Football Conference say there is “no evidence” that an Oxford City fixture was involved in match-fixing last season.

Oxford City v Workington clash under scrutiny of match-fixing allegations + watch video of the match

Oxford Mail: Oxford City fc logo

2:32pm Thursday 5th June 2014

Oxford City's Conference North match at home to Workington last season is one of 11 games in England under investigation of match-fixing.

'Never say never': Constable about U's return

Oxford Mail: James Constable has not ruled out a return to Oxford United in the future

10:30am Friday 23rd May 2014

James Constable says he has not given up all hope of becoming Oxford United’s record goalscorer.

End of an era as Oxford United ace Beano leaves for Eastleigh

Oxford Mail: James 'Beano' Constable celebrates one of his 106 goals for Oxford United

9:30am Thursday 22nd May 2014

JAMES Constable is gutted at saying goodbye to Oxford United after his six-year spell with the club ended.

Hill delighted with capture of Oxford United ace striker

Oxford Mail: Gary Waddock

9:30am Thursday 22nd May 2014

EASTLEIGH boss Richard Hill was delighted with the signing of James Constable, saying it sent a message of intent to the Conference Premier.

UPDATE: James Constable leaves Oxford United and joins Eastleigh

Oxford Mail: James Constable

12:44pm Wednesday 21st May 2014

James Constable has turned down Oxford United's new contract offer and will leave the club.

TENNIS: Veterans off to a flying start

Oxford Mail: Oxfordshire’s victorious women. From left: Ruth Ballantyne, Liz Gilkes, Sarah Widdowson, Ana Coggan

8:40am Friday 16th May 2014

Ruth Ballantyne (Blewbury) and Sarah Widdowson (Virgin Active) won both matches as Oxfordshire made a winning start to their 50 & Over Senior Inter-County League Division 3 campaign with a 6-2 victory against Dorset.

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