OXFORD City made FA Cup history as they recorded one of the shocks of the first round by beating Colchester United.

Matt Paterson scored the only goal as the National League South side hung on to beat their League Two opponents in an unforgettable day for the club.

It sealed City’s place in round two for the first time since 1969-70 – the only previous occasion they had reached that stage.

But Oxford United were on the wrong end of a cup shock, losing 2-0 to League Two strugglers Port Vale.

Bradley Smith hailed the “best year of my career” despite finishing 21st in his first season with Red Bull KTM Factory Racing.

The 27-year-old came 11th in Valencia to complete a strong end to the campaign.

It completed a fine turaround for the Beckley rider, who earlier in the season admitted he feared for his future with the team.

Oxford City Stars won all five games in November to stretch their lead at the top of English National League South Division 2 to five points.

Former Banbury cricketer Tim Paine received a shock Ashes call for Australia.

However, his inclusion in the side meant the wicket-keeper is unable to rejoin Banbury next season.

Village club Clanfield 85 made history after reaching the first round of the FA Youth Cup for the first time, where they succumbed 7-1 to Dagenham & Redbridge.