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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:

George Baldock joins Oxford United on season-long loan

Oxford Mail:

4:00pm Tuesday 30th June 2015

GEORGE Baldock has agreed to return to Oxford United on a season-long loan deal from MK Dons.

Sky Sports to broadcast Oxford United's game at Bristol Rovers

Oxford Mail:

12:00pm Tuesday 30th June 2015

OXFORD United’s game at Bristol Rovers in September has been selected for live coverage by Sky Sports.

Long-serving keeper Clarke is set to leave Oxford United

Oxford Mail:

10:00am Tuesday 30th June 2015

Ryan Clarke looks certain to be leaving Oxford United, with head coach Michael Appleton expecting the goalkeeper to depart this week.

Oxford United players get ready to make a flying start at RAF Benson

Oxford Mail:

9:00am Tuesday 30th June 2015

Oxford's United’s squad will visit RAF Benson tomorrow for a two-day team bonding trip aimed at testing them physically and mentally.

Oxford United eye training base next to Kassam Stadium

Oxford Mail:

9:30am Monday 29th June 2015

OXFORD United are looking into the feasibility of setting up a purpose-built training ground on fields opposite the Kassam Stadium.

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