THE Week Ahead series is back in time for a crucial few days for Oxford United.

Shrewsbury Town and Gillingham visit the Kassam Stadium as the U's bid to gatecrash the Sky Bet League One play-off places late in the season. 

Oxford Mail sports reporter James Roberts previews the two games and touches on the ongoing talks surrounding United's ownership.

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