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Riley signing is worth the risk - Appleton

Oxford Mail:

9:00am Tuesday 29th July 2014

Signing Joe Riley for Oxford United was a “no-brainer” according to head coach Michael Appleton, despite the full back’s injury record.

Riley signing is worth the risk - Appleton

Oxford Mail:

9:00am Tuesday 29th July 2014

Signing Joe Riley for Oxford United was a “no-brainer” according to head coach Michael Appleton, despite the full back’s injury record.

Appleton hungry for Wolves test

Oxford Mail:

8:00am Tuesday 29th July 2014

Michael Appleton is hoping Oxford United can continue their pre-season progress as Wolverhampton Wanderers visit the Kassam Stadium tonight (7.45).

Oxford United sign Bolton full back Joe Riley on loan

Oxford Mail: Joe Riley

10:59am Monday 28th July 2014

OXFORD United have signed Bolton Wanderers full back Joe Riley on loan until January.

FOOTBALL: Appleton's hopeful of imminent new signing for United

Oxford Mail: MICHAEL APPLETON

6:00am Monday 28th July 2014

At least one new face is expected at Oxford United training this morning as Michael Appleton looks to strengthen ahead of tomorrow’s home friendly with Wolverhampton Wanderers.

Oxford United beat Fulham youngsters in pre-season friendly

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1:51pm Saturday 26th July 2014

OXFORD United confidently swept aside Fulham's development side 3-0 in a behind-closed-doors friendly at Roman Way.

United loan stopper Long aiming to play for keeps

Oxford Mail:

8:30am Saturday 26th July 2014

George Long is looking forward to a battle with Max Crocombe to become Oxford United’s first-choice goalkeeper after joining on loan yesterday.

Oxford United sign loan deal for England Under 21 goalkeeper George Long

Oxford Mail:

12:10pm Friday 25th July 2014

OXFORD United have signed highly-rated goalkeeper George Long on loan from Sheffield United until January.

Abingdon Town 1 Oxford United 10

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9:48pm Thursday 24th July 2014

SAM Long scored a hat-trick as Oxford United's development side ran out 10-1 winners at Abingdon Town.

Oxford United seal trio of deals for shirt sponsorship

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7:20am Friday 25th July 2014

OXFORD United have agreed deals for three new shirt sponsors this season.

Crocombe striving to be spot-on at Oxford United

Oxford Mail:

9:30am Friday 25th July 2014

Max keeping it simple in order to impress

Oxford United boss sets deadline for new signings

Oxford Mail:

9:30am Thursday 24th July 2014

HEAD coach Michael Appleton wants to get most of Oxford United’s summer signings completed before they face Wolverhampton Wanderers next week.

Oxford United try out Slovakian goalkeeper

Oxford Mail:

7:00am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

FORMER Brighton and Swindon goalkeeper Peter Brezovan has joined up with Oxford United’s training camp at Bisham Abbey.

Oxford United striker Kitson calls time on career

Oxford Mail: Dave Kitson salutes the fans after Oxford United’s welcome 2-0 win at Plymouth on Saturday when he scored

8:50am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

DAVE Kitson has called time on his career after agreeing to leave Oxford United by mutual consent.

Appleton cool on Gillett link

Oxford Mail:

9:00am Saturday 19th July 2014

Michael Appleton says Simon Gillett is not a transfer target despite the midfielder being spotted watching Oxford United this week.

Oxford United expect quartet to play part at Didcot

Oxford Mail: Josh Ruffels says Oxford United want to finish on a good note for the fans in the final home game of the regular season against Accrington

8:00am Saturday 19th July 2014

Oxford United have almost a clean bill of health as their build-up to the new season continues this afternoon with a friendly at Didcot Town (3).

Oxford United get fitness boost but new signing "unlikely" before weekend

Oxford Mail: Pictures from the U's 3-0 lose at Chesterfield

11:24am Friday 18th July 2014

A TRIO of Oxford United players are set to make their first appearances of pre-season tomorrow, but head coach Michael Appleton rates the prospects of a new signing arriving before the game as slim.

Oxford United off to Bisham Abbey for pre-season

Oxford Mail: MICHAEL APPLETON

6:30am Friday 18th July 2014

Michael Appleton is looking forward to getting to know his players better after Oxford United arranged a last-minute training camp at Bisham Abbey.

Appleton aiming to improve Oxford United's recruitment

Oxford Mail:

9:30am Thursday 17th July 2014

MICHAEL Appleton remains hopeful of making another signing before the weekend, but the Oxford United head coach admits improvements need to be made to their recruitment strategy.

New signing Michael Collins swayed by Oxford United ambition

Oxford Mail:

9:30am Wednesday 16th July 2014

OXFORD United’s ambition and the prospect of more transfer activity was enough to convince Michael Collins to walk out on a trial with a League One club and sign up.

Oxford City 0 Oxford Utd 1

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10:14pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

A TYRONE Marsh penalty ensured Oxford United saw off Oxford City to make it two wins out of two outings in pre-season.

Oxford United game selected for television

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3:48pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

OXFORD United's trip to Cambridge United has been moved to a lunchtime kick-off after being selected for television.

Get ready for the Wright stuff

Oxford Mail:

9:00am Tuesday 15th July 2014

Jake Wright is hoping a full recovery from the injuries which blighted his performances in the spring will see him return to top form when the new season begins.

Appleton hails Josh Ashby as Oxford United youngster makes big impression in friendly win + match highlights

Oxford Mail:

9:30am Monday 14th July 2014

MICHAEL Appleton reserved special praise for Josh Ashby after the teenager finished off an impressive week by scoring the winner for Oxford United on Saturday.

Watch: Farnborough 1 Oxford United 2 + extended highlights

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4:16pm Saturday 12th July 2014

TEENAGERS James Roberts and Josh Ashby were on target to get Oxford United off to a winning start in pre-season.

Oxford United's players are out to impress

Oxford Mail:

9:30am Saturday 12th July 2014

Oxford United begin their pre-season fixtures this afternoon (2) with head coach Michael Appleton urging the players to keep it simple.

Oxford boss Appleton targets minimum of four new signings

Oxford Mail:

9:30am Friday 11th July 2014

Reinforcements are on the way for Oxford United, with Michael Appleton targeting a minimum of four signings before the start of the season.

Michael Appleton closing in on first Oxford United signings

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1:18pm Thursday 10th July 2014

MICHAEL Appleton is hoping his first Oxford United signing could be completed before Saturday's opening pre-season game at Farnborough.

Oxford United must play with no fear, says new boss

Oxford Mail:

9:30am Wednesday 9th July 2014

MICHAEL Appleton used his first meeting with Oxford United’s players to call for them to stick to their strengths and play without fear.

AUNT SALLY: History made as Lyon and Cox hit maximums

Oxford Mail:

8:00am Wednesday 9th July 2014

A DRAMATIC night of high-scoring action saw several records tumble in the Greene King Oxford & District League.

Calling Oxford United's wavering fans

Oxford Mail:

8:00am Tuesday 8th July 2014

Oxford United have reopened their earlybird season ticket offer for a further week.

Appleton has thirst to succeed

Oxford Mail:

9:00am Tuesday 8th July 2014

Michael Appleton says time out of the game following a turbulent start to his managerial career has given him a real hunger to succeed at Oxford United.

Appleton keen to bolster U's 'young' squad

Oxford Mail:

8:00am Tuesday 8th July 2014

New Oxford United head coach Michael Appleton is looking to sign players with nous and experience to bolster the squad he has inherited.

New Oxford United boss Michael Appleton in no rush to recruit a coach

Oxford Mail:

2:50pm Monday 7th July 2014

MICHAEL Appleton says he has no immediate plans to make changes to Oxford United’s coaching staff.

Michael Appleton a perfect fit for Oxford United, says new chief executive

Oxford Mail:

9:30am Monday 7th July 2014

MICHAEL Appleton officially starts work at Oxford United today, with the man who made the appointment comparing him to Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers.

Strengthening Oxford United squad is new chief executive Mark Ashton's priority

Oxford Mail:

9:00am Saturday 5th July 2014

HELPING to recruit the right players to improve the Oxford United squad will dominate Mark Ashton’s first weeks as chief executive – with attacking players top of the agenda.

New Oxford United chairman tells fans: My door is open

Oxford Mail:

9:30am Saturday 5th July 2014

NEW Oxford United chairman Darryl Eales has a simple solution for any supporters sceptical of his intentions – just ask him.

Decision to axe Waddock as Oxford United boss was 'difficult'

Oxford Mail:

6:00am Saturday 5th July 2014

WHILE many details which emerged at Oxford United had already been hinted at over the past week, the biggest surprise came with news of Gary Waddock’s exit.

Oxford United ready to unveil new strips

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7:00am Wednesday 2nd July 2014

OXFORD United’s new home and away kits will be officially unveiled next week. The club are holding a launch next Tuesday evening, where the strips will be seen for the first time. United’s home kit will be used throughout pre-season, while the away strip will be on display in the friendly against Wolverhampton Wanderers at the Kassam Stadium on Tuesday, July 29.

So quiet as Oxford United return to training

Oxford Mail:

9:30am Tuesday 1st July 2014

GARY Waddock’s search for new players continues, but as Oxford United returned for pre-season training yesterday, the head coach admitted no signings were imminent.

Oxford United players report back for pre-season training

Oxford Mail: Gary Waddock will be back on the training ground with his Oxford United players when they report for pre-season today

9:30am Monday 30th June 2014

GARY Waddock expects Oxford United’s players to report for duty in good condition as pre-season training begins today.

Proctor joins United as new physio

Oxford Mail: Andrew Proctor joins Oxford United after three years at Exeter City

9:00am Friday 27th June 2014

Oxford United’s newest member of staff says a range of positive references convinced him to make the switch from a fellow Sky Bet League Two club, writes David Pritchard.

Oxford United add to backroom staff

Oxford Mail: Andrew Proctor joins Oxford United after three years at Exeter City

10:47am Thursday 26th June 2014

OXFORD United have appointed Andrew Proctor to become their new lead physiotherapist.

Ex-Oxford United defender Damian Batt comes out of retirement

Oxford Mail: Damian Batt

11:25am Tuesday 24th June 2014

Former Oxford United defender Damian Batt has returned to football after signing for fellow Sky Bet League Two side Dagenham & Redbridge.

Oxford United's scholars ready to learn

Oxford Mail: Oxford United’s scholars line up at the Kassam Stadium yesterday. Back row (from left): Lewis Hayden, Miles Welch-Hayes, George Jeacock, Cian McCormack. Front: Kieran Andrews, Seth Humphries, Luke Hastings, Drew Ricketts

8:00am Tuesday 24th June 2014

A group of eight players reported for duty at Oxford United yesterday to begin their next step towards becoming professionals.

Clarke backs Crocombe to show safe pair of hands

Oxford Mail: Max Crocombe is likely to start the forthcoming    campaign in goal for United as Ryan Clarke recovers from a foot operation

9:00am Tuesday 24th June 2014

Ryan Clarke believes Oxford United will be in safe hands while he recovers from a foot operation as Max Crocombe prepares for a run in the side.

GOLF: Members make progress in turning Hinksey around

Oxford Mail: Hinksey Heights offers outstanding views across Oxford’s famous skyline  Picture: Greg Blatchford Order no: OX67727

8:20am Tuesday 24th June 2014

AN unusual approach which put members in charge is beginning to revive the reputation at one Oxfordshire golf club.

FOOTBALL: Leven's ready to play again

Oxford Mail: Former Oxford United man wants to resume his career after injury

9:30am Saturday 21st June 2014

Former Oxford United midfielder Peter Leven is determined to make a return to football next season, almost 18 months on from his last appearance.

GOLF: Eddie's ready for big test, but The Open would be a bonus not a priority

Oxford Mail: Eddie Pepperell

9:30am Monday 16th June 2014

QUALIFICATION for The Open Championship would be a bonus rather than a priority for Eddie Pepperell as he begins a key run of tournaments this week.

WORLD CUP: Pepperell backing Dr Peters to boost England's hopes

Oxford Mail: Dr Steve Peters (left) with Trevor Brooking and Roy Hodgson

9:30am Wednesday 11th June 2014

ENGLAND’S footballers will benefit from having Dr Steve Peters on board for their World Cup campaign, according to an Oxfordshire star who has had a session with the heralded psychologist.

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