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Meades aiming to stake his claim at Oxford United

Oxford Mail:

9:00am Thursday 31st July 2014

JON Meades is loving every second of pre-season as the midfielder looks to put his injury nightmare firmly in the past.

No bye for Oxford United in JPT

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6:00pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

OXFORD United will be in the Johnstone's Paint Trophy first round draw next month after missing out on a bye.

Appleton's closing in on striker for Oxford United

Oxford Mail:

8:50am Wednesday 30th July 2014

Michael Appleton says Oxford United are “super close” to signing a striker to boost a side which lacked a cutting edge in a 1-0 home defeat to Wolves last night.

FOOTBALL: City beaten at Ardley

Oxford Mail: Callum Convey scored Ardley United's winner in their 1-0 success at Ascot United on Tuesday

8:00am Wednesday 30th July 2014

Oxford City slipped to a 1-0 defeat at Ardley United in their penultimate friendly before the new season gets under way.

POLL: Which Oxford United signing impressed the most against Wolves?

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10:33pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

Oxford United fall to Clarke strike

Oxford Mail:

9:47pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

Oxford United suffered their first setback of pre-season as Leon Clarke's strike gave Wolverhampton Wanderers a narrow victory at the Kassam Stadium.

Riley signing is worth the risk - Oxford United boss

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).

FOOTBALL: Low's highlight in vain as Oxford United Women pipped by Watford

Oxford Mail:

7:40am Tuesday 29th July 2014

A STRONG second-half display went unrewarded for Oxford United Women, who lost 2-1 at home to Watford in Division 2.

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.

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

FOOTBALL: AFC Hinksey fold

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7:30am Friday 25th July 2014

UHLSPORT Hellenic League side AFC Hinksey have folded after only two seasons, writes NICK FARRANT.

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.

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.

FOOTBALL: Concannon upbeat about Didcot after U's clash

Oxford Mail: Didcot Town's joint boss Ian Concannon

8:00am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Didcot Town joint manager Ian Concannon praised his players after they were beaten 1-0 at home by Oxford United in a pre-season friendly on Saturday.

FOOTBALL: Millers swoop to capture Bird in revamped line-up

Oxford Mail:

8:00am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

North Leigh have boosted their Southern League campaign by signing former Bolton Wanderers and Aberdeen striker Michael Bird.

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.

Appleton happy with performance of Oxford United youngsters

Oxford Mail:

9:30am Monday 21st July 2014

MICHAEL Appleton hailed the contribution of Oxford United’s youngsters in Saturday’s 1-0 pre-season friendly win over Didcot Town, writes MATTHEW BRUCE.

Friendly: Didcot Town 0 Oxford United 1

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8:00pm Saturday 19th July 2014

JAMES ROBERTS' second-half strike made it three wins from three pre-season games for Oxford United as they beat a spirited Didcot Town side 1-0 at Draycott Engineering Loop Meadow Stadium.

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.

FOOTBALL: City trio back to tackle Wantage

Oxford Mail: Liam Malone played while he was suspended

8:00am Saturday 19th July 2014

Liam Malone, Jamie Cook and Lee Henderson are available for Oxford City’s match at Wantage Town today (3).

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.

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.

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 sign Michael Collins

Oxford Mail:

3:50pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

MIDFIELDER Michael Collins has become Michael Appleton's first signing for Oxford United.

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: Highlights of Oxford United's pre-season friendly at Farnborough Town

7:27am Monday 14th July 2014

Oxford United kicked off their pre-season fixtures away at Farnborough. Watch highlights of the match - it's worth it just for a goal by the hosts if nothing else

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.

FOOTBALL: James is still on real high after Rio trip

Oxford Mail: Jonny James

8:00am Saturday 12th July 2014

Jonny James has just returned home after helping England to three victories in Brazil.

WOMEN'S FOOTBALL: Oxford's women face fitness tests

Oxford Mail: Sahara Osborne-Ricketts celebrates Oxford United Ladies’ win over Newcastle in the previous round of the FA Women’s Cup

7:00am Saturday 12th July 2014

Captain Sahara Osborne-Ricketts and striker Lauren Allison are both doubtful for Oxford United Women’s trip to Aston Villa in the Continental Cup tomorrow (2pm).

YOUTH FOOTBALL: St John Fisher glory

Oxford Mail:

7:00am Saturday 12th July 2014

St John Fisher, Oxford triumphed in the St Michael’s School five-a-side tournament.

YOUTH FOOTBALL: Simms is shoot-out star

Oxford Mail:

7:00am Saturday 12th July 2014

Goalkeeper Matty Simms saved two spot-kicks and scored the winner as Oxford Academy beat Corby Kingswood 4-3 on penalties in the final of the Under 13 ESF Festival of Football.

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.

Constable keeping close tabs on Oxford United

Oxford Mail:

7:00am Thursday 10th July 2014

JAMES Constable will still keep close tabs on Oxford United’s fortunes despite starting the next stage of his career away from the Kassam Stadium, writes MATTHEW BRUCE.

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.

Revealed: The new Oxford United kit

Oxford Mail:

7:30pm Tuesday 8th July 2014

Oxford United has tonight revealed its new kit for the 2014-15 season and here it is

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.

FOOTBALL: Constable doubles up to floor Didcot

Oxford Mail:

8:00am Tuesday 8th July 2014

Former Oxford United stars James Constable and Yemi Odubade were on the scoresheet as Didcot Town were beaten at home by Conference Premier side Eastleigh last night, writes MATTHEW BRUCE.






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