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  • "Just read on BBC Football that Mr Ashton has made it plain ownership of the stadium the club plays in is essential. Good to know he agrees with the majority of us who support the club, now let's hope the strengthened board can make it happen, whether it's to buy this concrete monolith and remove the Kassam name that adorns it or (preferred choice) build a new and more thought out stadium it really isn't hugely important. What is important is that the club get all the revenue the ground can bring in. Clubs that rent grounds, let alone pay incredibly high rent like OU do never grow, we've slumbered long enough now it's time to grow forward."
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Oxford United announce two additions to club's board

Oxford United announce two additions to club's board

Oxford United announce two additions to club's board

First published in Headlines Oxford Mail: Photograph of the Author by , Sports Editor. Call me on 01865 425451

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

Mike O'Leary and Frank Waterhouse both become non-executive directors, the latter replacing Paul Wright as chief financial officer.

O'Leary spent two years as chief executive at West Bromwich Albion and has more than 30 years of board experience.

Waterhouse, a chartered accountant, has spent a similar length of time working in finance.

The changes mean United's board now comprises Darryl Eales (chairman), Mark Aston (chief executive) and directors Ian Lenagan, Mike O’Leary and Frank Waterhouse.

Latest United news:

Callum O'Dowda in Irish defeat

Oxford Mail: Callum O'Dowda in action at Plymouth

8:00am Tuesday 2nd June 2015

Oxford United’s Callum O’Dowda played for just over 70 minutes as Republic of Ireland Under 21s were beaten 2-1 by England C in Galway yesterday.

Kassam Stadium's pitch is ripped up

Oxford Mail:

8:00am Tuesday 2nd June 2015

Oxford United’s much-criticised Kassam Stadium pitch was laid bare yesterday as preparations began to lay a new semi-synthetic grass.

Oxford United pitch is dug up to be replaced by a state-of-the-art surface

Oxford Mail:

6:00am Monday 1st June 2015

DIGGERS will rip into the outdated playing surface at the Kassam Stadium today to make way for a completely new pitch.

Callum O'Dowda relishing Republic of Ireland matches

Oxford Mail:

9:30am Monday 1st June 2015

WHILE the rest of the Oxford United squad have their feet up, Callum O’Dowda has been happily putting in extra training sessions ahead of two games for Republic of Ireland Under 21s this week, writes DAVID PRITCHARD.

Fans keen to join Oxford United on their pre-season trip to Austria

Oxford Mail:

9:30am Saturday 30th May 2015

Oxford United’s pre-season preparations have been boosted by the confirmation of a training camp and a match in Austria.

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