THIS week's government announcement served as a reminder of the crucial factor missing from Saturday's clash between Oxford United and Swindon Town.

While clubs are planning for the return of fans next month, the derby will be played in front of a sea of empty seats.

It will be the 61st time the rivals have faced each other, but the first taking place behind closed doors.

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So, with no sell-out crowd giving the game the sense of occasion it deserves, how are you feeling about it?

Are you struggling to get as excited as you normally would, or is there the same feeling of nerves and anticipation as always?

Vote in our poll and feel free to share your thoughts in the comments below.