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    Richard Wickson wrote:
    What is the problem with the OM? They obviously have a fixation with former OU players instead of backing our club and promoting better relations between the club and the community, I admit the club should also do more but all week we have had them twittering on about players who decided they no longer want to be part of OU. They made the decision to go, now the Paper and fans alike should let them go, the past is just that, something that's gone. Time to move on!
    What's the problem with the OM commenting on that ?!!
    2 good goalscorers at Eastleigh and we are left with no strikers.
    And don't anyone say Kitson and Marsh are left !
    Kitson scored 4 goals all of last season and in my opinion Marsh is lightweight and not league standard.
    Other teams are now signing players and we are not- probably due to to the fact that we haven't got the money to offer decent contracts !
    Rant over !"
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Former Oxford United strikers reunited at Eastleigh

Former U’s striker Jack Midson (left) has linked up with old Oxford teammate James Constable at Skrill South champions Eastleigh

Former U’s striker Jack Midson (left) has linked up with old Oxford teammate James Constable at Skrill South champions Eastleigh

First published in Headlines

Jack Midson will be reunited with former Oxford United strike partner James Constable next season after signing for Eastleigh.

The 30-year-old, who was released by AFC Wimbledon earlier this month, signed two days after Constable made the switch to the Skrill South champions.

It brings the pair together for a second time, after they combined to good effect in the United squad which won promotion back to the Football League via the play-offs in 2010.

The Hampshire club are managed by former U’s midfielder Richard Hill, who felt a second big signing in succession showed they meant business next season.

He said: “Like James Constable, Jack is an extremely ambitious lad and, to come and play in the Conference, he needed to be convinced that we’re not going into this league just to tread water.”

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