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FOOTBALL: City to stay in Conference North

Oxford Mail: FOOTBALL: City to stay in Conference North FOOTBALL: City to stay in Conference North

The Football Association have confirmed that Oxford City will not be relegated from Conference North after they dismissed an appeal by Hayes & Yeading United.

Hayes fell out of the Conference South last month following a dramatic final-day defeat to Dover Athletic at Kingfield.

However, Phil Babb’s side moved to try and save themselves from the drop by appealing to the FA.

They argued that as Vauxhall Motors tendered their resignation from the Conference North last March, they should have remained at that level of non-League football rather than City.

This was based on the fact that they ended the campaign on 45 points, eight more than City, in their respective divisions.

But the FA rejected their appeal.

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RUGBY UNION: Scott ready to stake his Welsh claim

Oxford Mail:

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CRICKET: Eason wary of Chesham threat

Oxford Mail:

8:00am Friday 22nd August 2014

HORSPATH captain Will Eason expects no easy ride at basement boys Chesham tomorrow as the leaders continue their Division 2 title push.

FOOTBALL: Skipper Mullings banned as City to keep run going

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8:00am Friday 22nd August 2014

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Portsmouth boss looking forward to Oxford United return

Oxford Mail:

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FOOTBALL: Stein believes in Clough's wisdom

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GOLF: Pepperell shoots 70

Oxford Mail: Eddie Pepperell in action at Wentworth

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Oxford United striker gets Scotland call-up

Oxford Mail:

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ALEX Jakubiak will miss Oxford United’s visit to Cheltenham Town next month after a call-up to Scotland’s under 19 squad.

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