Report this comment
  • "Can't understand all the stick he gets he our best player by a country mile"
  • This field is mandatory
  • This field is mandatory
  • Please note we will not accept reports with HTML tags or URLs in them.


  • Enter the above word in the box below

Newey agrees new deal with Oxford United

Tom Newey in action for the U's last season

Tom Newey in action for the U's last season

First published in U's News Oxford Mail: Photograph of the Author by , Chief Sports Reporter covering Oxford United. Follow us on twitter: @oxfordmailoufc. Call me on 01865 425458

TOM Newey is hoping to make up for the disappointment of missing out on the play-offs with Oxford United by signing up for another season.

After taking time to consider his options, the 31-year-old, who was out of contract this summer, has agreed a new 12-month deal.

Newey joined the U’s last summer after being released by Scunthorpe United, making 47 appearances.

The left back was part of the side which topped Sky Bet League Two, before slumping to finish eighth.

He said: “The first two-thirds of last season showed what we can do, and I think there is a real feeling about the club that we want to put things right after the way it ended.

“Personally, I want to play in a successful side and signing for Oxford gives me that opportunity next season.”

Gary Waddock was pleased to tie up the final loose end from last season’s squad and the head coach has spoken to several targets. Sources in the Midlands suggest Kaid Mohamed is on the club’s radar.

The Port Vale forward has a year to run on his contract, but the League One club are believed to be prepared to let him move on without a fee.

Latest Sport news

FOOTBALL: Second-half strikes hurt North Leigh's play-off chances

Oxford Mail: football generic

7:00am Monday 2nd March 2015

North Leigh’s Division 1 South & West play-off hopes suffered a big blow when they lost 2-0 on their first Evo-Stik Southern League visit to Larkhall Athletic on Saturday.

FOOTBALL: Banbury's strugglers fritter away half-time lead

Oxford Mail: football generic

7:00am Monday 2nd March 2015

Banbury United seemed on course for a vital victory in their battle against relegation from the Evo-Stik Southern League Premier Division, when they led fellow strugglers Arlesey Town 2-0 at half-time on Saturday.

RESULTS: February 28-March 1

Oxford Mail: football generic

6:40am Monday 2nd March 2015

Oxford Mail: Ox Mail senior football wob

Jake Wright delighted as Oxford United pass big test

Oxford Mail:

6:30am Monday 2nd March 2015

JAKE Wright was delighted to shut out what he felt was one of the best attacks in Sky Bet League Two as Oxford United drew 0-0 at Portsmouth, writes DAVID PRITCHARD.

RUGBY UNION: Rock-bottom London Welsh hammered by rampant London Irish

Oxford Mail:

9:10pm Sunday 1st March 2015

London Welsh’s Aviva Premiership misery showed no signs of letting up in a heavy defeat to fellow strugglers London Irish at Oxford’s Kassam Stadium on Saturday.

Who was Oxford United's man of the match at Portsmouth?

Oxford Mail: oxford united logo 1200pix

5:34pm Saturday 28th February 2015

Portsmouth 0, Oxford Utd 0

Oxford Mail: oxford united logo 1200pix

4:53pm Saturday 28th February 2015

OXFORD United ground out a valuable point as they held in-form Portsmouth to a goalless draw at Fratton Park.

Updates - Portsmouth v Oxford Utd

Oxford Mail:

1:55pm Saturday 28th February 2015

All the news from Oxford United's trip to Fratton Park in Sky Bet League Two.

Johnny Mullins calls for a repeat show when Oxford United travel to Portsmouth

Oxford Mail:

9:30am Saturday 28th February 2015

JOHNNY Mullins says memories of last season’s terrific win at Portsmouth will be in his mind as Oxford United attempt to pull off a repeat this afternoon.

ANGLING: Jez Reid on top of perch in North Oxford cup

8:00am Saturday 28th February 2015

Jez Reid finished on top when North Oxford AS an - glers contested the Wally Harper Cup at Godstow.

Comments (5)

Please log in to enable comment sorting

Comments are closed on this article.

Send us your news, pictures and videos

Most read stories

Local Info

Enter your postcode, town or place name

About cookies

We want you to enjoy your visit to our website. That's why we use cookies to enhance your experience. By staying on our website you agree to our use of cookies. Find out more about the cookies we use.

I agree